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Memorial Day: 8 ways veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus purpose

May 25, 2020 7:24 am

Memorial Day: 8 ways veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus

"Veterans who were already lacking adequate benefits and resources are now in deeper trouble," says guest columnist Jamie Rowen.
What does Friday the 13th have to do with homelessness? purpose

May 18, 2020 3:00 pm

What does Friday the 13th have to do with homelessness?

After sitting through another horror film marathon at the emergency shelter where he works, columnist Andrew Huff wonders if "perhaps a film franchise is a useful metaphor for understanding trauma therapy."
Notes from a horror movie marathon in a homeless shelter purpose

May 12, 2020 9:07 am

Notes from a horror movie marathon in a homeless shelter

Columnist Andrew Huff wonders why horror films are so appealing to the men in the emergency shelter where he is a case manager.
Peer leadership in shelter during COVID-19 purpose

Apr. 23, 2020 10:15 am

Peer leadership in shelter during COVID-19

Columnist Andrew Huff looks at how emergency shelter staff and guests can work together, cohesively, as public health leaders.
What COVID-19 tells us about shelter — and housing purpose

Apr. 13, 2020 11:59 am

What COVID-19 tells us about shelter — and housing

The pandemic is raising what has always been an important question, but which has now become an urgent question: Is shelter obsolete?
How Bethesda Project’s Church Shelter Program is responding to COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 24, 2020 7:09 am

How Bethesda Project’s Church Shelter Program is responding to COVID-19

CSP has adopted the process of community-based surveillance — used in Sierra Leone during the West African Ebola outbreak a number of years ago — in which every member of the shelter community has an important role to play.
These women are leading change at the city’s largest family shelter purpose

Mar. 9, 2020 12:53 pm

These women are leading change at the city’s largest family shelter

Ceciley Bradford and Kathy Meck are part of the leadership team that is effecting the renaissance of what was, 100+ years ago, the Traveler's Aid Society and is today Families Forward Philadelphia.
The harm reduction approach to shelter management purpose

Feb. 24, 2020 11:44 am

The harm reduction approach to shelter management

"The value of harm reduction is that it puts things in very simple terms," says guest columnist Andrew Huff, "How can we respond to this situation without causing more harm?"
Does discharging a homeless person from emergency shelter as punishment for wrongdoing constitute torture? purpose

Feb. 12, 2020 8:30 am

Does discharging a homeless person from emergency shelter as punishment for wrongdoing constitute torture?

Columnist Andrew Huff argues it does. But even if you disagree, he says, the disciplinary practice represents a "gross failure in homeless services."
Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center purpose

Jan. 27, 2020 6:44 am

Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center

“Quality education for every child should not be a luxury, it’s a basic need,” says Project HOME's cofounder and executive director Sister Mary Scullion.

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