A discussion about the link between homelessness and the mentally ill in LA.
"Even as Los Angeles starts a $1.2-billion homeless housing construction program, residents from Temple City to Venice are fighting to keep homeless projects out of their neighborhoods. But since 1995, chronically homeless mentally ill people — a widely shunned subgroup — have been living in Santa Monica’s Step Up on Second apartments, a block from the tourist-friendly Third Street Promenade and close enough to the beach to feel the salt air."
Rents are at all-time highs in tech hubs like Seattle, and new data from Zillow show how rent hikes in various cities around the nation impact the homeless population. Seattle is one of several cities…
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Christina: Morning Volunteer
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We would like to extend an enormous thank you to University Congregational UCC for donating $2000 to our shelter through their Superfluity 2017 Sale!!
Superfluity is a long-standing tradition of University Congregational United Church of Christ. Started more than 50 years ago by the Women’s Fellowship of the church, it has grown to involve more than 100 volunteers, and benefits over 22 non-profit organizations, most of which serve low-income people!