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IN THE NEWS
I have slept on sidewalks so I know what might help end homelessness. A home.
Advisory Committee member and Executive Director of Lived Experience Advisors John Brady shares his personal experience with homelessness and his road to recovery through a stable home.
Storytelling is in my soul
In this episode of Power Station with Anne Pasmanick, Executive Director Marisol Bello speaks about formulating a narrative powerful enough to pierce through biases and grow the public will to solve America’s housing and homelessness crisis.
Domestic Violence Awareness Includes Stories Of Homelessness: Here's Mine
Field Communications Manager Leslie Rose reflects on her experience sharing a motel room with her family, following an eviction caused by too many nights of domestic violence.
To combat homelessness, stop caricaturing it
Advisory Committee member Michael Jackson shares his family’s personal experience being forced into homelessness after losing his wife to breast cancer.
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
Advisory Committee member Chelsea Fuller shares what motivated her to launch Black Alder to support organizations like Housing Narrative Lab.
A Housing Narrative Lab webinar challenges the common stories of homelessness
The Housing Narrative Lab hosted a Zoom webinar on June 10 to discuss the ways journalists get the story of homelessness wrong.
Connecting Research with Practice to Create a New Narrative about Homelessness
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.
Backsliding Support and Backfiring Messaging: The Homelessness Conversation Needs a Reframe
Research shows that common messages supporting permanent solutions to homelessness are not working. But there are other ways to frame the discussion.
How Our Narratives About Ending Homelessness Are Backfiring
Simply rehashing the problem does more harm than good. Instead, state and local leaders must help citizens see how solutions to homelessness benefit all of us.
We Can’t Fix Youth Homelessness Without Better Services
To achieve stable housing and economic security, young people need comprehensive, career-building support, not just a minimum wage job.
Not In Our South LA
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.
We Can't Achieve Racial Justice Without Obtaining Housing Justice
We know that stable, safe and affordable housing breaks the cycle of generational poverty imposed on Black people by a legacy of discrimination.
Accounting for homelessness takes more than a homelessness count
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.
Advocates and nonprofit leaders question the accuracy of Orange County homeless count
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.