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‘The experiences Black men have in emergency shelter are identical to the experiences they have had with police officers’ purpose

Oct. 23, 2019 11:19 am

‘The experiences Black men have in emergency shelter are identical to the experiences they have had with police officers’

In a provocative new post, guest columnist Andrew Huff analyzes the parallels between the way Black men and boys are treated by police, and the way emergency shelter workers interact with Black men experiencing homelessness.
How Project HOME’s college access program provides a head start purpose

Oct. 16, 2019 8:46 am

How Project HOME’s college access program provides a head start

Guest columnist Edel Howlin outlines how CAP works to help people navigate the path to college academically, financially and socially.
Council of Economic Advisers’ proposed solutions to homelessness will actively harm people purpose

Oct. 11, 2019 1:05 pm

Council of Economic Advisers’ proposed solutions to homelessness will actively harm people

The Council of Economic Advisers’ proposed solutions to homelessness will actively harm both people experiencing homelessness and people in poverty who are at risk of homelessness, says guest columnist Matt Tice.
Counting down the top 10 stories of all time at Generocity purpose

Oct. 10, 2019 8:00 am

Counting down the top 10 stories of all time at Generocity

As a 10th anniversary treat, we've gathered our top 10 most-read stories so you can enjoy them again (or for the first time).
Hey, nonprofit pros —watch your language purpose

Oct. 9, 2019 8:09 am

Hey, nonprofit pros —watch your language

Your job, as a leader, is to inspire and motivate — not to add to the stigma that your clients face, says columnist Valerie Johnson.
Rethinking disciplinary power in shelter purpose

Oct. 2, 2019 12:25 pm

Rethinking disciplinary power in shelter

In emergency shelters, disciplinary power has traditionally been one-dimensional. But that has to change, says guest columnist Andrew Huff.
The case for democratizing emergency shelter management purpose

Sep. 18, 2019 12:39 pm

The case for democratizing emergency shelter management

What if emergency shelter staff included shelter guests in management decisions? In his guest post Andrew Huff shows us what that might look like.
Working toward racial justice in emergency shelter purpose

Sep. 4, 2019 8:25 am

Working toward racial justice in emergency shelter

In his guest post, Bethesda Project's Andrew Huff outlines how emergency shelters can work toward offering "anti-racist care."
What does ‘Housing First’ mean? We ask Pathways to Housing PA to explain purpose

Jun. 25, 2019 11:00 am

What does ‘Housing First’ mean? We ask Pathways to Housing PA to explain

The Housing First model focuses on people experiencing chronic homelessness — and on long-term housing retention and supportive services.
That thing you do: What happened around Philly in April purpose

May 2, 2019 7:57 am

That thing you do: What happened around Philly in April

Nonprofits and mission-driven organizations across the city were busy making their presence felt this past month.

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