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Councilmember Harris-Dawson and Mayor Garcetti Break Ground on New Bridge Housing in Council District Eight
April 18, 2019
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Mayor Garcetti broke ground today on a new emergency bridge housing facility that will provide beds for 100 homeless Angelenos at a time, and offer on-site supportive services to help them transition into permanent housing. The project will be the first of Mayor Garcetti’s “A Bridge Home” sites to open in South L.A. ... read more »
Girl Power: St. Joseph Center Celebrates Women’s History Month with a Panel Discussion on Women Experiencing Homelessness
March 21, 2019
St. Joseph Center put together a panel of experts on how structural, cultural, and economic challenges have contributed to the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles ... read more »
Report Finds One-Third of L.A. County’s Homeless Are Black
February 28, 2019
The report, which includes 67 recommendations, concludes that racism, discrimination and unconscious bias in public systems and institutions has contributed to homelessness. ... read more »
Ad Hoc Committee Cites “Systemic Racism” as Critical Factor for Disparity in the Number of Black People Experiencing Homelessness across L.A. County
January 3, 2019
A theme that cut across the committee’s work was that racism has contributed to, and remains intertwined with, homelessness. ... read more »
The Best of Crenshaw & Around 2018
December 27, 2018
We take a look back on what happened on and around the Crenshaw District in 2018 ... read more »
New App Will Allow L.A. First Responders to `Get Help’ for Homeless
December 6, 2018
Get Help LA app will start in January, with the goal of eventually making it available to the general public. ... read more »
Los Angeles County “Weekend to End Homelessness” Takes Place October 19-21, 2018
October 18, 2018
This an unprecedented campaign designed to engage, educate and inspire L.A. County residents to get directly connected to their local homeless service providers ... read more »
Laundry of Love: Day of Homeless Service in Watts
September 27, 2018
Just For You Laundry opened their doors to homeless individuals and families to allow them the complimentary use of washers and dryers. ... read more »
L.A. County Expands Mobile Shower Program
August 16, 2018
New locations for the showers have yet to be identified, but may include sites near Metro stations. ... read more »
Disciples on the Move Host 21st Annual Venice Beach Gospel Rally
August 1, 2018
A God-praising, hallelujah-shouting time in the Lord is promised at the 21st Annual Venice Beach Gospel Crusade Rally. According to organizer Joann Daughtry, the free event takes place on Saturday, ... read more »
A Letter from America’s Children
July 12, 2018
Dear U.S. Media, Democrats, Republicans, Independents and to the concerned Americans who poured out into the streets to protest Donald Trump’s cruel and faulty immigration policies, ... read more »
United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ EVERYONE IN and HOPICS Respond to Homeless Count Results
June 7, 2018
Advocates remain confident recently-passed solutions, now in place, are big enough to meet the challenge of ending homelessness ... read more »
Amazon’s HQ2 Moves In, Los Angeles’ Small Businesses Move Out
May 24, 2018
What many Angeleno small business owners are discovering – better late than never – is that HQ2 will wreak havoc on thousands of small businesses that make up the local fabric of our communities while giving unprecedented tax subsidies and corporate welfare to one of the richest companies in the world. ... read more »
LAHSA Commission Holds First Meeting of Ad Hoc Committee on Black People Experiencing Homelessness
April 19, 2018
According to the 2017 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, 40 percent of people experiencing homelessness across Los Angeles County are Black... ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti, L.A. City Council Declare Shelter Crisis
April 19, 2018
Mayor signs package of ordinances to address L.A.’s homelessness crisis. Shelter Crisis Declaration, Permanent Supportive Housing Ordinance, and Interim Motel Conversion Ordinance will help thousands of homeless Angelenos move indoors. ... read more »
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