In The News

IN THE NEWS

To combat homelessness, stop caricaturing it

08/04/2022

Advisory Committee member Michael Jackson shares his family’s personal experience being forced into homelessness after losing his wife to breast cancer.

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Former VP Of Communications At TIMES UP, Chelsea Fuller, Extends Her Roots In Activism With New Venture, Black Alder, LLC, To Better Serve Their Community

07/19/2022

Advisory Committee member Chelsea Fuller shares what motivated her to launch Black Alder to support organizations like Housing Narrative Lab.

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A Housing Narrative Lab webinar challenges the common stories of homelessness

06/29/2022

The Housing Narrative Lab hosted a Zoom webinar on June 10 to discuss the ways journalists get the story of homelessness wrong.

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Connecting Research with Practice to Create a New Narrative about Homelessness

06/29/2022

At the Melville Charitable Trust, we’re really pleased that philanthropy is becoming increasingly aware of the role that narrative plays in public understanding and policymaking, in part thanks to some learning sessions and resources hosted by Funders Together to End Homelessness.

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Backsliding Support and Backfiring Messaging: The Homelessness Conversation Needs a Reframe

04/20/2022

Research shows that common messages supporting permanent solutions to homelessness are not working. But there are other ways to frame the discussion.

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The Housing Narrative Lab is helping tell the story of housing insecurity and homelessness in America

12/20/2021

The Housing Narrative Lab works with grassroots groups and advocates working to solve homelessness and serve as a resource for journalists who tell the stories of who is homeless and why.

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PARTNER NEWS

We Can’t Fix Youth Homelessness Without Better Services

11/15/2022

To achieve stable housing and economic security, young people need comprehensive, career-building support, not just a minimum wage job.

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Not In Our South LA

10/13/2022

Measure ULA is about investing back into our communities, and our people in order to address the number one issue on most Angelenos’ minds — housing.

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We Can't Achieve Racial Justice Without Obtaining Housing Justice

07/22/2022

We know that stable, safe and affordable housing breaks the cycle of generational poverty imposed on Black people by a legacy of discrimination.

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Accounting for homelessness takes more than a homelessness count

06/15/2022

What homeless Point in Time (PIT) counts do not show are the successful efforts to prevent and end homelessness for thousands — and how much worse the problem would otherwise be.

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Advocates and nonprofit leaders question the accuracy of Orange County homeless count

06/02/2022

Some advocates and nonprofit leaders in Orange County are concerned that recent data showing a decrease in the number of homeless people in the county may be inaccurate and provide a misleading picture of the countywide housing crisis.

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