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David's Story

Addressing the health needs of our participants can be a challenge. In most cases, they are more susceptible to chronic health conditions as a result...
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How You Can Help to End Hunger and Homelessness

Hunger and homelessness are issues that require support year round. There are many things that you can do to make a direct impact on our community and...
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Advocacy and Our Work

I am very fortunate to do the work that I do because it lays at the intersection of my passion and the world’s need. Not everyone is as fortunate and...
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Race and Homelessness

Structural racism is a hot topic these days. And in some instances, it can be hard to visualize the structures that oppress particular races or even...
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Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Homelessness

Varying definitions of homelessness make it difficult to quantify the exact number of Americans who experience homelessness in their lifetime. Point...
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Hostile By Design

Have you ever noticed seemingly-random spikes on sidewalks or ledges outside of a building? Or wondered why benches have metal separators that limit...
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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2021

We believe that housing is a basic human right. Everyone deserves a place to call home – it’s that simple.

I appreciate the instructors' ability to connect the info to real life...

"I am normally not interested in applying myself or engaging..I was very comfortable with the speakers, and the question and answer part helped me to...

Wonderful course, I would recommend to any and all to partake...

"It was great practicing the correct use of the pronouns! Wonderful course, I would recommend to any and all to partake in your trainings. Excellent...
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Featured Trainer: Ryan Villagran

Meet Ryan Villagran, MSW, our Featured Housing First University Trainer. Ryan is our Training Specialist at Housing First University. Question: What...