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Hyundai’s Road to Taste of Soul GPS Stops by New Image Emergency Shelter for the Homeless, Inc.,
August 22, 2018
New Image provided backpacks, school supplies, books, and a gift bag of treats to 212 students, ages pre-school to 18 years. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window-Traveling Opens Our Mind and Our Perspective on Life
July 19, 2018
Traveling across the country as well as abroad allows one to take in a variety of opinions and perspectives. Understanding different attitudes and points of view can help navigate the awkwardness of sensitive topics that I was curious to discuss. As I traveled through various parts of Italy and Greece recently, I had the opportunity to share my thoughts about forgiveness, humanity, hope, peace, love and happiness to a variety of people and what I found is that all of us have the same basic concerns.  One of those concerns pertains to the direction the world and mankind is headed in today’s political and global climate, but overall people still believe in humanity and that goodness will prevail.  ... read more »
Faithful Central opens Downtown L.A. Campus
July 4, 2018
  Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer and Faithful Central Bible Church, also known as the Family of Champions, has joined forces with Rev. Andy Bales and the Union Rescue Mission (URM) to help meet the spiritual needs of the residents in the Skid Row Community and beyond with the launch of its downtown L.A. ... 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 »
Mayor Garcetti Delivers Fifth State of the City Address
April 16, 2018
Mayor Garcetti touches upon the most salient and pressing issues facing Los Angeles in his State of the City Address. ... read more / watch video »
NAACP Joins Campaign to Increase Affordable Housing across America
March 29, 2018
National Groups Partner in Opportunity Starts at Home Campaign ... read more »
Next Month Toni Atkins Will Become First Woman To Lead California Senate
March 1, 2018
 In March, San Diego Democrat Sen. Toni G. Atkins will become the first woman to lead the California Senate. She replaces former Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) who is running against Sen. Dianne Feinstein for a seat in the U.S. Senate. Before being elected to the State Senate, Atkins worked as director of clinic services at Womancare Health Center and served as a city council member and mayor of San Diego. She was later elected to the State Assembly eventually serving as speaker. ... read more »
City-County Partnership to Fight Homelessness Grows with Agreement on Supportive Housing 
November 23, 2017
 Los Angeles county and city officials have reached a key milestone in their partnership to create 10,000 units of permanent supportive housing over the next decade.  ... read more »
Friends of Fuller B. Gordy Strikefest
November 16, 2017
From the red carpet to the many event activities, this annual Friends of Fuller Strikefest was the place to be ... read more »
Harris-Dawson Introduces Social Equity Ordinance
November 2, 2017
The Councilman has introduced the most aggressive social equity program in the nation ... read more »
Registration is Open for Annual United Way Homewalk
October 5, 2017
HomeWalk has successfully mobilized more than 85,000 people and raised $7.6 million in funding for homeless initiatives ... read more »
City Officials, Residents Gather to Address Homeless Youth
August 31, 2017
According to the National Network for Youth, instability in the home is one of the major contributors for homelessness for youth ... read more »
Concern For Poverty More Rhetoric Than Reality
August 24, 2017
The congressional vote was extremely close with a margin of about ten votes separating those who decided to maintain food assistance and those who wanted to cut it. ... read more »
LACCD RELEASES STUDENT HOMELESSNESS AND HUNGER REPORT
July 6, 2017
At a press conference at L.A. Trade-Technical College, the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) today released a far-reaching report that shows more than 60% of student respondents experience food insecurity while more than 18% of students are homeless in the past year. ... read more »
L.A. Homelessness Up
June 8, 2017
Homelessness in Los Angeles increased by 23 percent over the last year, and city officials, activists and non-profit organizations are working to solve the crisis. ... read more »
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