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  • PATH Presents: There’s No Place Like Home, Friday, June 22nd
    the classic tale finds Dorothy living on the city s streets as she embarks on a journey to find a place she can call home The show features both familiar and original music combining the modern struggles of homelessness with the whimsical narrative of The Wizard of Oz and providing inspiration for everyone to be a Wizard for people in need Hilbert is also directing the piece which will feature Claire West Orr PATH s founder as Auntie Em http homeforgoodla com cache cash loan in sg html The production is being produced by Michael Wolper and Jim Goalen with a goal to raise critical funds to support PATH s efforts to provide homes for people experiencing homelessness inLos Angeles Long BeachandSan Diego The performance will be held on Friday June 22 nd at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre 743 S Lucerne Blvd Los Angeles CA90005 Ticket levels are available to suit all needs with some options providing access to an exclusive pre performance VIP reception and or a post performance dessert party with the cast Learn more and buy tickets at www epath org noplacelikehome or call 323 644 2231 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Send Us Message Full Name Email Address Website Message You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym title b blockquote cite cite code del datetime em i q cite s strike strong SEND MESSAGE About H ome For Good is an Action Plan to end chronic and veteran homelessness in L A County by 2016 The plan was launched in December 2010 by the Business Leader s Task Force on Homelessness a partnership of United Way of Greater Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook News Home For Good 5 days ago Four powerful stories

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  • Partners
    governments and nonprofits Poverty and homelessness are too big for any one organization to fight I know we won t always get along But we MUST forget our differences and share our resources to help fight homelessness It s the only way Our homeless neighbors are dying If you are connected to an organization that has not signed up for Home For Good WAKE UP Let go of your egos and let s work as a united team to end homelessness in Los Angeles 4 Rumor has it that you initially refused to sign up for Twitter Can you explain the over 70K tweets on your personal account hardlynormal Explain hardlynormal You know not what you ask In 2003 I accepted a job in Ohio and drove by myself from Los Angeles to Ohio I said I would never drive cross country ever again I also said I would never twitter By 2007 I was living in St Louis and found myself unemployed I was interviewing for a job in Los Angeles My prospective new boss twittered and was twittering about the interview process so of course I looked and looked and looked I didn t want him to know I was looking so I used an old stage name from when I played drums for a living He ended up hiring me and I had to relocate back to LA Being a TV producer by trade I started a twitter experiment As I drove to Los Angeles I told the story to engage people and bring them vicariously for the ride To my shock it worked People started to email me where you going The light bulb started to glow and I saw the worth of twitter as a storytelling tool Good marketing is simply telling a good story When I started Invisible People I never ever said I m going to use social media because I used twitter because IT S FREE You can never say never Since 2003 when I first said I would not drive long distance I have completed three national road trips Last year I drove from Los Angeles to 24 cities in Canada and back Yes I said I would never Twitter and yes I was the first cause to ever speak at Twitter Inc Now I am in awe of how 140 characters can have such impact on a life There is something magical and serendipitous about twitter From finding beds when moving 3 homeless women into housing or raising the money to fly a homeless family back to their family in Atlanta twitter is my primary tool to fight homelessness For more information on Invisible People visit invisiblepeople tv 4 questions with this year s Home For Good Client Advocate Patrick Brehme March 28 2012 By admin Home for Good Partners At this year s Home For Good Summit Patrick Brehme from Housing Works received the Client Advocate Award Patrick was recognized for going above and beyond to advocate for the needs of clients Congrats Patrick Patrick Brehme accepts the Home For Good Client Advocate Award payday loan in phenix city al 1 What is your role at Housing Works I am a Caseworker at Housing Works a non profit organization that serves homeless individuals and families through a housing first model I actually hate the term caseworker It sounds too clinical I prefer to call myself an advocate or a partner 2 Why did you decide to get involved in the issue of homelessness I got involved in homelessness because I was homeless in the past I was able to overcome substance abuse and mental health issues and learned that bad advocacy and casework do not occupy a neutral space but can actually frustrate hope and determination What we do is important 3 Of all the clients you have worked with is there one story that stands out I m currently working with someone who has two degrees from Stanford but is so impacted by mental health problems that our main challenged is remembering to check for phone messages from me http homeforgoodla com cache instant cash loans pay back monthly html 4 If someone wrote a book about your life what would the title be The book title might be Please leave my potential out of this 4 questions with this year s Yes In My Back Yard Champion Skid Row Housing Trust March 26 2012 By admin Home for Good Partners This year Skid Row Housing Trust was recognized as Los Angeles County s Yes In My Back Yard YIMBY Champion As a YIMBY Champion the Trust is challenging stereotypes and championing solutions to homelessness among the general public Mark Horvath from Invisible People presents Skid Row Housing Trust with YIMBY Champion award 1 When was Skid Row Housing Trust founded and what is its mission The Trust was founded in 1989 to respond to a loss of affordable homes in the Skid Row community Our founders understood that a home was the critical foundation to get better and that our community would not make progress in addressing homelessness until we provided all members of our community with homes of their own 2 How is the Trust engaging the local community to assure support for permanent supportive housing in Downtown Los Angeles The Trust is engaging downtown community members in our work through regular tours community suppers sharing the personal stories of our residents providing exciting volunteer opportunities but most importantly by listening to the community We spend a lot of time getting to know our neighbors and learning their vision for the community This allows us to design permanent supportive housing developments that are in sync with our residents needs and our neighbors vision personal loans in phoenix az 3 What has been the community s response to the Trust s Skid Row Ambassador s Program and community suppers The response has been tremendous Our first two community suppers were sold out We had to turn people

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  • Partners
    committee has given First Day tremendous credibility in the community and the local press In order to gain community recognition First Day has also done presentations for the local service clubs and churches We have asked these groups to be the eyes and ears on the ground in order to help locate potential registrants First Day has also stressed that this is not a one time arrangement but the beginning of a long term initiative to house our chronically homeless neighbors First Day held Community Leadership meetings on Friday October 7 th and Saturday October 8 th The purpose of these meetings was to educate and sign up volunteers for the actual registry We are currently preparing for our volunteer training which will be held Thursday November 10 between 4 00 6 00 p m We need more volunteers to help us reach out to and house our homeless neighbors in Whittier If you are interested in lending a helping hand please contact us at 562 472 2950 Ted Knoll is the Executive Director at Whittier Area First Day Coalition PEOPLE ASSISTING THE HOMELESS PATH HOSTS SILVER LAKE S REGISTRY DE BRIEF October 31 2011 By admin Home for Good Partners On October 22 nd to 24 th People Assisting The Homeless PATH led 100 community volunteers in the first ever Silver Lake Registry The registry helped survey and identify the most vulnerable individuals living on the streets of Silver Lake Registry volunteers counted a total of 175 homeless individuals of which 112 were surveyed The information gathered will be used to help PATH move some of the area s most vulnerable into housing one man is already in the process of being housed The organization plans to house at least 26 members of Silver Lake s homeless population over the upcoming years Quick Loans Applications When discussing the registry L A City Council President Eric Garcetti had the following to say This survey is an important step toward finding permanent housing solutions for our neighborhood s homeless people I was proud to join the PATH staff and volunteers who took time to interview those who are living on Silver Lake s streets This experience was more than just a headcount it was about talking with people who need help one Angeleno to another PATH will hold a community debrief this Wednesday November 2 nd at its center located at 340 N Madison Ave Los Angeles CA 90004 Joining PATH will be Council President Eric Garcetti s office Councilmember Tom LaBonge s office the Los Angeles Housing Department the VA Community Solutions the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council and other community stakeholders Relying The de brief is open to the public If you would like to attend please RSVP by clicking here or calling 323 644 2209 MONICA VACAS HOW THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY REGISTRY CHANGED MY VIEW ON HOMELESSNESS October 25 2011 By admin Home for Good Partners second option buyers I work as a Realtor in the San Fernando

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  • CONNECTING SILVER LAKE
    information will be entered into a database The survey data will be used to determine which individuals are the most vulnerable Housing will be provided for those people who are determined most likely to die as a result of their homelessness Not only will these individuals be housed but they will be provided with wrap around supportive services so they can become healthy and contributing members of the community Silver Lake Connections is supported by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles and follows a national model created by the 100 000 Homes Campaign the same organization that went intoNew York sTimes Square and decreased homelessness by 87 percent It is an approach that has proven to not only manage homelessness but to end it permanently We hope you will join us in this cutting edge initiative by giving your time money or resources to help transform an already outstanding community in the heart of Los Angeles More than 100 volunteers are needed for this campaign and community groups can also help out by providing home furnishings as people move into housing Please contact jessicaw epath org to confirm your participation or learn more by visiting EPATH s website Generous supporters of the Silver Lake Connections Campaign include 100 000 Homes Campaign Community Solutions Office of Council President Eric Garcetti Office of Councilmember Tom LaBonge Prudential Realty S H Ho Foundation Silver Lake Improvement Association Silver Lake Neighborhood Council and United Way of Greater Los Angeles Jessica Wishan is a resident of Silver Lake manages community engagement initiatives for PATH People Assisting The Homeless and sits on the Board of the Silver Lake Improvement Association Leave a Reply Cancel reply Send Us Message Full Name Email Address Website Message You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title

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  • WORKING TOGETHER TO UNDERSTAND AND END HOMELESSNESS IN WATTS
    12 th to survey the health housing and service needs of our homeless We also want to try to get a sense of why we are seeing an increase in homelessness at the public housing sites At the end of the week we will have a registry of all our homeless neighbors and a way to track who is oldest youngest a veteran most medically fragile who has been homeless the longest etc But that s just the start to a larger and more important collaborative community project The bigger picture is that we are going to work together as a community of service providers housing development organizations healthcare practitioners and other community and civic leaders to HOUSE the most vulnerable and chronically homeless individuals Data collected at the national level maintains that permanent housing along with supportive services is the only way that we will end homelessness in Los Angeles County and Watts It won t happen over night but it will happen if we better organize ourselves and target our precious and scarce housing and service resources for our sickest and most vulnerable homeless neighbors Interested in working with us on this project Check out 100K Homes Watts on Facebook or sign up as a Registry Week volunteer here Dana Knoll works with Watts Healthcare Corporation and Vickie Donaldson is part of the Watts Labor Community Action Committee Leave a Reply Cancel reply Send Us Message Full Name Email Address Website Message You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym title b blockquote cite cite code del datetime em i q cite s strike strong SEND MESSAGE About H ome For Good is an Action Plan to end chronic and veteran homelessness in L A County by 2016 The plan was launched

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  • WHY BELLFLOWER COUNTS
    to how this feat could be accomplished Enter the 100 000 Homes Campaign PATH invited Kingdom Causes Bellflower and its sister organization Our Place Housing Solutions to attend a weekend boot camp put on by 100 000 Homes Attendees walked out with their eyes wide at the possibilities Could it really be possible to house our homeless neighbors But the statistics don t lie Communities all over the country are doing it One by one service providers and pushing down barriers and opening doors to places that the homeless can call home Bellflower will do the same unsecured loans okc While low in traditional resources such as social service organizations clinics and shelters Bellflower is rich in manpower volunteerism and community activism People want to do something they want to help The Bellflower Counts campaign will answer the question how and will begin homeless on the road to housing It will bring Bellflower s homeless issue to the forefront of people s minds and will help build momentum behind the community s efforts to house the homeless Would you like to join us We still need more volunteers donations and financial contributions to support our Vulnerability Index efforts and there are many costs involved in moving someone into housing as well But with your help we will do it Please contact Kim Barnette at kimb kingdomcauses org to find out more about how you can be a part of ending homelessness in Bellflower Leave a Reply Cancel reply Send Us Message Full Name Email Address Website Message You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym title b blockquote cite cite code del datetime em i q cite s strike strong SEND MESSAGE About H ome For Good is an Action Plan to end chronic

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  • DESIGNING HOPE
    from the city they live in Sometimes this isolation takes the form of physically hiding from view in alleys under freeways or in river beds At other times this isolation occurs when people in close proximity simply avert their eyes from the homeless man or woman in front of them We at the Trust feel strongly that our developments must break this isolation by creating a dialog between our residents their homes and the communities around them Personal Loans For No Credit History And No Cosigner Ourbuildings purposefully create conversations with the streets and in the case of the New Carver with the freeways around them At the street level we embrace materials like glass and use design to ensure that the activity of the street and interior of the building are not isolated from each other We spend time thinking about the sightlines of the building to consider how our residents will be able to view the incredible skyline of downtownLos Angelesaround them and incorporate those sightlines into the landscapes of their lives Finally design should engage and revitalize the city around it Any new or redesigned building in a community should lift up the neighborhood In this way we build a stronger community for our residents to live in and communicate to neighbors that this new addition to their community is something to be proud of We are creating a stronger urban fabric that benefits all Molly Rysman is the Director of External Affairs at Skid Row Housing Trust Leave a Reply Cancel reply Send Us Message Full Name Email Address Website Message You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym title b blockquote cite cite code del datetime em i q cite s strike strong SEND MESSAGE About H ome For

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  • VOLUNTEER FOR DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES’S REGISTRY WEEK
    to attempting to house people we need to identify who the most vulnerable individuals experiencing homelessness are These are people who regularly access courtyards and day rooms of several Downtown missions and service centers We then will add those names to the Skid Row registry which will include people who are homeless and sleeping on the streets For this reason Downtown Pathway Home is hosting a Registry Week September 12 16 payday loans in san pedro Downtown Pathway Home is calling for volunteers to help with this effort We need 100 volunteers to commit to 3 evenings to survey those individuals experiencing homelessness The commitment is Monday September 12 from 6pm 9pm Tuesday September 13 from 6pm 9pm and Wednesday September 14 from 7pm 10 30pm http homeforgoodla com cache cash loan in vaal html This is a great opportunity to learn about homelessness get involved and help make a difference To register for the event or to make a donation for this initiative go to www downtownpathwayhome com Leave a Reply Cancel reply Send Us Message Full Name Email Address Website Message You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym title b blockquote cite cite code del datetime em i q cite s strike strong SEND MESSAGE About H ome For Good is an Action Plan to end chronic and veteran homelessness in L A County by 2016 The plan was launched in December 2010 by the Business Leader s Task Force on Homelessness a partnership of United Way of Greater Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook News Home For Good 5 days ago Four powerful stories of formerly homeless Angelenos shared during the LA County Board of Supervisors vote last Tuesday on a comprehensive plan to help

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