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    more information on this performance including ticket options visit sydneysings eventbrite com What do you love the most Victory for Stop CCFO Coalition January 31 2013 By admin Advocacy CCFO Home for Good Yesterday hundreds of people came together to voice their opposition to the proposed Community Care Facilities Ordinance CCFO In a huge victory for the Stop CCFO Coalition city council withheld a vote and established a working group to revise the ordinance The working group is scheduled to report back in 90 days making necessary changes CCFO To Be Heard Before City Council January 28 2013 By admin Advocacy CCFO Home for Good The Community Care Facilities Ordinance CCFO is scheduled to be heard before City Council this Wednesday January 30 2013 at Los Angeles City Hall The CCFO threatens shared housing in the City of Los Angeles an option used by thousands to make housing affordable The CCFO puts people at risk of losing their homes and ending up Volunteers Still Needed for Homeless Count January 28 2013 By admin Advocacy Home for Good This week the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count will be conducted This countywide effort led by Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority every two years relies on over 5 000 volunteers like you to collect accurate information on L A s current homeless population As the homeless capital of the United States this count is especially critical for L A 1 11 12 13 14 15 47 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

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    the colors were warm and non institutional everything was beautifully VOLUNTEER FOR DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES S REGISTRY WEEK August 30 2011 By admin Home for Good Partners Help us move 450 of the most vulnerable and chronically homeless men and women in Downtown Los Angeles into housing Downtown Pathway Home is a group of service organizations and missions that have come together to address the enormous homeless issue facing the Downtown Skid Row area Its primary purpose is to coordinate services and WHAT DOES HOMELESSNESS LOOK LIKE IN YOUR COMMUNITY August 26 2011 By admin Home for Good Uncategorized Today the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority LAHSA released its geographic analysis of the 2011 Homeless Count The analysis provides an in depth look at homelessness in each region of the County to help us better understand the solutions needed in each community Critical to the accuracy of this geographic analysis is the Opt In Program in In the Face of Challenges the Supportive Housing Industry Responds with Innovation and Adaptation August 23 2011 By admin Home for Good Uncategorized For 20 years Corporation for Supportive Housing CSH has been a national leader in the supportive housing industry by providing advocacy expertise leadership and financial resources to create and operate supportive housing Every year CSH administers it s State of the Industry Survey which helps highlight challenges trends and issues present in the supportive housing field 1 36 37 38 39 40 47 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

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    back directly into the community to quickly re house homeless families and provide permanent supportive housing to our most vulnerable chronically homeless individuals and veterans United Hilton Foundation United Way LA Home For Good Create Innovative Fund to Generate Homeless Housing September 29 2011 September 29 2011 By admin Home for Good Hilton Foundation United Way LA Home For Good Create Innovative Fund to Generate Homeless Housing September 29 2011 Payday Loan Store Round Lake Il http homeforgoodla com cache bad credit loans rocky mount nc html WORKING TOGETHER TO UNDERSTAND AND END HOMELESSNESS IN WATTS September 27 2011 By admin Home for Good Partners As representatives of two community based organizations in the South Los Angeles neighborhood of Watts we believe it is time to take action to end homelessness for our most vulnerable and chronically homeless neighbors Perfect timing There is a national initiative with the same goal being pursued by over 100 communities across the Country As KOBE BRYANT TEAMS UP WITH UNITED WAY FOR HOMEWALK 2011 September 22 2011 By admin Home for Good United Way In 2007 HomeWalk marked a turning point for United Way s efforts to fight homelessness by serving as a vehicle for educating and engaging residents and business leaders on the solutions to homelessness Over the past 4 years HomeWalk has mobilized 18 000 walkers raised 1 7 million and funded organizations that have moved 9 000 people into permanent 1 35 36 37 38 39 47 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

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    First Day where he sought information I was welcomed into First Day and my life changed Mike was given a place to live and connected to the various resources offered by First Day Mike said the organization gave him the opportunity to be a resident and get his life back on track Mike is now 21 and serving in the U S Army He is currently deployed near Kandahar Afghanistan He is now married to Mary and has a daughter Jonnie and a son Michael Single Parent Loans With Bad Credit Mike has fond memories of First Day and will be the Honorary Chair of First Day s new campaign to help Whittier Vets get off the streets and into housing Thanks for your service Mike We look forward to welcoming you home For more information on Home For Good Partner Whittier First Day please visit www whittierfirstday org Daily News Los Angeles group home ordinance comes under fire January 11 2013 By admin Advocacy CCFO Home for Good Yesterday s Stop CCFO press conference was featured in today s Daily News Here is what the newspaper had to say A coalition of religious and community leaders joined housing advocates on Thursday in opposing a measure that would place strict regulations on boarding houses throughout the city Calling itself the STOP CCFO Community Care Facilities Ordinance the group began a lobbying campaign urging city officials to change or reject Councilman Mitch Englander s proposal If this goes ahead as it is written it will take us back to 1955 when redlining was the rule and minorities were barred from living in certain neighborhoods said Greg Spiegel director of public policy of the Inner City Law Center The article goes on to quote Jason Mandel of United Way who states the problems with the policy are seen by the different groups that oppose it When the Central City Association L A Chamber AFL CIO homeless advocates and 19 neighborhood councils are all on the same side of a policy battle it says a lot about how flawed the policy is Mandel said By eliminating a significant chunk of affordable housing the ordinance would force people onto the streets and would take housing away from veterans the elderly who can t afford to live anywhere else and can t live independently and the disabled Read the full article Stop CCFO Coalition holds press conference January 10 2013 By admin Advocacy CCFO Home for Good This morning the Stop CCFO Coalition held a press conference on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall Reverend James M Lawson Jr Rabbi Jonathan Klein Pastor Lewis Logan and various interfaith leaders veterans and advocates for seniors disabled and homeless individuals protested Councilmember Englander s proposed Community Care Facilities Ordinance which would force thousands of vulnerable people out of their homes and violate civil rights The morning s speakers invoked the memory of the late Reverend Martin Luther King who fought tirelessly to protect the civil liberties

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    make sure it s true best 1 hour cash advance Thanks to Clifford Beers Housing and PATH Ventures Deborrah and 48 other seniors now have a safe place to call home For more information on the developers visit www cbeershousing org and www pathventures org Full Press Release Homeless Advocates Demand Equitable Distribution of Funding December 11 2012 By admin Advocacy Home for Good While programs funded by the McKinney Vento Homeless Assistance Grants are very effective program funds are not distributed across the country based on need or predictors of homelessness This mismatch is preventing the nation from more efficiently ending homelessness For decades federal funding for homeless solutions has been distributed using outdated funding formulas The campaign to change the McKinney Vento funding formula began in 2009 when 65 national leaders recommended a change in the Department of Housing and Urban Development s HUD funding process HUD recently allowed individuals to weigh in on HEARTH regulations which gave advocates a new opportunity to request changes to the McKinney Vento funding formula We are excited to report that under United Way of Greater Los Angeles leadership over 30 organizations including Los Angeles Mission Miami Coalition for the Homeless Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness Southern California Association of Non Profit Housing the Home For Good Business Leaders Task Force and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce sent letters to HUD asking that funds for homelessness be distributed more equitably Furthermore Natalie Price from Congresswoman Lucille Roybal Allard s office and Matt Weiner from Congressman Henry A Waxman s office helped lead Congressional outreach Thanks to the leadership of Congresswoman Roybal Allard s and Congressman Waxman s offices 21 congressional leaders signed on to advocate for a revised funding formula In their letters stakeholders from across the U S urged HUD to include key factors directly related to homelessness and to create one funding formula for all metropolitan regions Thank you to everyone that voiced their concerns about the McKinney Vento funding formula Together we can assure effective solutions to homelessness For more information on the campaign to revise the current funding formula read United Way s Policy Brief First Annual ArtWalk December 05 2012 By admin Home for Good United Way Videos Presented in partnership with the Downtown L A Art Walk our two day art exhibition on October 10th 11th entitled Faces of Homelessness showcased compelling works by artists who used their talent and passion to vividly portray the harsh realities of homelessness personal loans garland tx HomeWalk 2012 Video Recap December 03 2012 By admin Home for Good United Way Videos Were you one of the 10 000 people who joined Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant at this year s HomeWalk Take a moment to enjoy this video recap of our Sixth Annual 5K Run Walk to end homelessness at Exposition Park approved cash advance tahlequah ok choosing Why I Participated in United Way s Sixth Annual HomeWalk November 30 2012 By admin Home for Good HomeWalk News United

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    time and location of the event is top secret for now However once you sign up information about the event will be sent to you If you have never seen a freeze mob in action check out this video by Improv Everywhere as they stop traffic in New York s Grand Central Station Installment Loans Credit Score Interested in participating and helping us promote HomeWalk Sign up for United Way s Flash Mob Keep an eye out for more ways to participate in promoting this year s 5K Run Walk to End Homelessness and follow us on twitter homeforgoodla and LAUnitedWay Hilton Foundation United Way LA Home For Good Create Innovative Fund to Generate Homeless Housing September 29 2011 September 29 2011 By admin Home for Good Hilton Foundation United Way LA Home For Good Create Innovative Fund to Generate Homeless Housing September 29 2011 Payday Loan Store Round Lake Il http homeforgoodla com cache bad credit loans rocky mount nc html WORKING TOGETHER TO UNDERSTAND AND END HOMELESSNESS IN WATTS September 27 2011 By admin Home for Good Partners As representatives of two community based organizations in the South Los Angeles neighborhood of Watts we believe it is time to take action to end homelessness for our most vulnerable and chronically homeless neighbors Perfect timing There is a national initiative with the same goal being pursued by over 100 communities across the Country As part of the 100 000 Homes Campaign we are mobilizing the Watts community to take part in this initiative and will be organizing a Registry Week October 9 th 14 th More on that in a minute unm emergency loans We are also partnering with the Housing Authority of the City ofLos Angeles and Community Solutions to help get answers to some really challenging community development questions We will need these answers as we pursue creating a healthier and economically strong community one that does not include our neighbors sleeping on our streets and alleys Additionally HACLA wants to know why there is a growing number of homeless individuals sleeping on the grounds of four of our public housing developments Jordan Downs Imperial Courts Gonzaque and Nickerson Gardens Back to Watts Registry Week in our efforts to better understand homelessness in Watts and in these public housing developments more than 50 volunteers will be walking the streets on the early mornings of October 10 th 11 th and 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

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    just a short while back had a home just like I do and yet they see themselves homeless today In the financial climate the country is living homelessness is like a virus you can be infected tomorrow with the homeless virus and could very well die from it as well Through our registry we discovered how ill some of our homeless neighbors are and how hard it will be for them to make it through the winter living in the street some of them may not I am aware that there are some homeless individuals that are reluctant to accept any kind of help some due to mental health disorders and others for reason we do not know but hope to find out through an analysis of our registry results Through the 100 000 Homes Campaign the goal is to end homelessness in America The number of agencies available to assist the homeless is extraordinary and I know that together we will make a difference WHY I WALK SONYA KEITH FROM THE TEAM MAXIMUS GAIN October 18 2011 By admin Home for Good United Way Sonya Keith from Maximus Gain an agency guiding homeless CalWORKS clients off of aid through education and a work first approach tells us why she will be joining us at this year s 5K walk run HomeWalk Listen closely for some great fundraising tips http homeforgoodla com cache best loans deals unsecured html For more information on this year s 5K walk run to end homelessness please visit www homewalkla org WATTS COMMUNITY REGISTRY WEEK COMMUNITY BRIEF BACK October 14 2011 By admin Home for Good Partners On October 10 12 th between the hours of 4 and 6 AM 30 community volunteers canvassed and surveyed the streets of Watts to identify and survey people experiencing homelessness This registry was sponsored by the Watts Community Center WHCC the Watts Community Action Committee WLCAC and Community Solutions Inc At today s brief back the Watts team announced that they were able to survey 74 individuals 35 of which were found to be vulnerable and 61 of which were chronically homeless As part of the initiative WLCAC and Watts Healthcare in collaboration with local and national partners aims to house 40 of the most vulnerable and chronic homeless individuals identified during the Watts Community Registry Week by July 2013 Watch the videos below to see what volunteers had to say about their experience reaching out to their homeless neighbors in the community of Watts golden oak lending For more information visit 100K Homes Watts CONNECTING SILVER LAKE October 11 2011 By admin Home for Good Partners Take a walk in the neighborhood of Silver Lake and you will quickly notice the art and murals that cover the walls and buildings the sculptures that rest on the center dividers of the roads and the hand painted electrical boxes among other artistic distinctions Nothing about the neighborhood is typical or cookie cutter by design and many of the apartments

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    LBHVI focuses on helping veterans access public benefits such as Social Security Income SSI services for mental and Helping the homeless isn t just for the holidays Los Angeles Times November 23 2011 November 23 2011 By admin In Home for Good Helping the homeless isn t just for the holidays Los Angeles Times November 23 2011 much loved with HomeWalk 2011 November 22 2011 By admin In Home for Good United Way On Saturday November 19 United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted its 5th annual 5K Run Walk to end homelessness The walk began with a warm welcome from Elise Buik CEO of the United Way of Greater Los Angeles and Homewalk s Honorary Chair Kobe Bryant who thanked the crowd for their participation and reminded everyone that Why I Walk David Menchaca from United Way of Greater Los Angeles November 15 2011 By admin In Home for Good United Way David Menchaca Senior Development Officer for United Way of Greater Los Angeles tells us why he participates and encourages his family to join him at United Way s annual 5K walk to end homelessness HomeWalk For more information on HomeWalk visit www homewalkla org 1 45 46 47 48 49 60 Popular Posts Huff Post Help Stop a Proposed Ordinance That Will Devastate Affordable Housing in Los Angeles May 07 2012 3166 comments Art For Good August 25 2014 3019 comments Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Popular Video Gallery Widget 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

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