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When you’re unsheltered, the public in ‘public safety’ doesn’t include you

Apr. 17, 2024 7:38 am

When you’re unsheltered, the public in ‘public safety’ doesn’t include you

Supreme Court to decide if you can be fined or jailed for living on the street
Health and Human Services (e)mpact report

Mar. 31, 2024 7:18 pm

Health and Human Services (e)mpact report

  (e)mpact report: Health and Human Services by Civic Capital Consulting
From Bars to Belonging: Overcoming the Housing Crisis Facing Returning Citizens

Mar. 20, 2024 8:00 am

From Bars to Belonging: Overcoming the Housing Crisis Facing Returning Citizens

Formerly Incarcerated Philadelphians Need a Place to Call Home
Holistic Solutions for Housing Systems

Apr. 25, 2023 6:47 am

Holistic Solutions for Housing Systems

Homelessness is an issue with many causes. What solutions are working and what supports do those experiencing homelessness need?
Is the lack of affordable housing the next crisis? purpose

Oct. 7, 2021 8:58 am

Is the lack of affordable housing the next crisis?

The affordability crisis hits renters harder than owners. Philadelphia Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) estimates the city needs about 70,000 affordable rental units to meet demand.
Letters to our ancestors purpose

Aug. 31, 2021 2:45 pm

Letters to our ancestors

In this guest column, the three coauthors of the recent report "How the Pandemic Response Has Failed Young People" write letters to themselves from their descendants, imagining a future transformed by youth-empowering policies.
How the pandemic response has failed young people: Housing insecurity purpose

Aug. 26, 2021 2:31 pm

How the pandemic response has failed young people: Housing insecurity

"It doesn’t make sense that securing a home takes this much suffering," says Deja Morgan, a member the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services, and a coauthor of its recently released report.
New report calls for youth-centric approaches to policy purpose

Aug. 25, 2021 1:52 pm

New report calls for youth-centric approaches to policy

"How the Pandemic Response Has Failed Young People and What We Need to Thrive" was co-written and researched by three members of the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services.
Municipal court bans lockouts of those who have completed rental assistance application in Philly purpose

Aug. 10, 2021 1:36 pm

Municipal court bans lockouts of those who have completed rental assistance application in Philly

Still, more than 300 renting households are scheduled for lockouts in the coming weeks despite their pending rent assistance applications.
Time is key: Applying a Black Quantum Futurist lens to understanding solutions to housing inequality purpose

Jun. 9, 2021 12:59 pm

Time is key: Applying a Black Quantum Futurist lens to understanding solutions to housing inequality

It is only when people feel they have a stake in a future that is non deterministic, not associated with economic gain, and rooted in community, can possibilities for hope, creative control, and meaningful access spring forward.