Denver working toward big action plan to address city homelessness

The City of Denver is working to figure out how to help people experiencing homelessness the city. They are working on housing over 200 people in hotels.  The Department of Housing Stability says it wants more money to help tackle this issue. According to the Metro Denver Homeless Initiative, metro Denver's homelessness population jumped by 12.8% between January 2020 and January 2022.Now, it's reporting that DHS is requesting $253 million dollars go toward efforts to help those experiencing homelessness.On Monday, Denver City Council gave the OK to help purchase a hotel that houses some of the city's homeless population.DHS...
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Bill Walton calls on San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria to resign

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – As we all know, San Diego’s homeless crisis is only getting worse under the leadership of Mayor Todd Gloria, who continues to pretend like he is working to fix the issue. But all his efforts have failed. In downtown San Diego alone, there is...

Sacramento Voters to Decide on Using Lawsuits to Reclaim Sidewalks

A lawsuit filed against the city claimed that San Francisco “abandoned” the neighborhood to homelessness and crime. | Myra Thompson / San Francisco's Tenderloin District. Lawsuits against cities over sidewalk encampments are becoming more common, report Lauren Hepler and Raheem Hosseini for the San Francisco Chronicle on September 23.

NYC’s Youth Shelter System Is Running Out of Space

Down 99 beds from this time last year, space is running out in New York City’s patchwork of shelters for teens and young adults, which provide counseling, education, job training and other services. Many who qualify for the youth shelters—including newly arrived immigrants—are instead turning to the strained Department of Homeless Services system.

Helping People Out of Homelessness in Portland

Paying people who are going through a tough time, to pick up trash. It’s a program that’s helping people get out of the cycle of homelessness. She remembers being homeless and down and out. But now, Angela McGuire is picking up trash, and earning some cash. “This is all a days work,” she says.
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Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce hosts candidate forum

CARLSBAD — Eight of 10 candidates vying for a seat on the Carlsbad City Council participated in a Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce’s candidate forum on Sept. 26 at The Windmill. The forum constituted several questions from emcee J.R. Phillips, the former chair of the chamber’s board of directors....

Indigenous Hip-Hop is Entering a Golden Age

Just over a decade after releasing her forward-thinking anthem “I’m Proud (Remix),” JB the First Lady is poised to empower the next generation. At the end of September the Vancouver-based, Nuxalk Onondaga Nations MC will perform at a local high school that will host her for four assemblies in order to accommodate all the students coming to see her. The last time she played there, four years ago, a student thanked JB for her inspiring set. “It’s great to run into someone who shared my story, and it affected them positively,” she says.

City Council’s dissent against Roe v. Wade overturning draws crowd

Nearly every seat was filled in Oxford’s Court House during city council’s meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20. “There’s all kinds of an audience,” Mayor William Snavely said as he walked in. Resolution for reproductive freedom sparks controversy. Many people attended to share their opinions about a...

Brawley seed the need looks to feed those in need

Brawley Feed the Need is an established faith-based non-profit organization committed to helping those in need in our community by providing nourishment for the body and spirit. The post Brawley seed the need looks to feed those in need appeared first on KYMA.

Waypoint seeking your help as housing crisis hits Eastern Iowa

Cedar Rapids Waypoint's Housing Services are in historically high demand with the community seeing the number of households experiencing homelessness or a housing crisis over triple the past few years. The organization cites the pandemic, aftermath of the Derecho, and economy as a huge blow creating a loss of safety...