Category: Homelessness

Part 2: Employment & Homelessness

According to the 2017 Homeless Point-in-Time Count, of the 1,100 people experiencing homelessness in Marin, only 15% were employed. Despite this low rate of employment, of the people who were unemployed, only 23% reported being unable to work. Therefore, there is a tremendous opportunity to help people experiencing homelessness in Marin reenter the workforce. To that … Continued

Part 1: Employment & Homelessness

According to the 2017 Homeless Point-in-Time Count, of the 1,100 people experiencing homelessness in Marin, only 15% were employed.  Despite this very low rate of employment, of the people who were unemployed, only 23% reported being unable to work.  Therefore, there is a tremendous opportunity to help people experiencing homelessness in Marin reenter the workforce. … Continued

Step 3 to Ending Chronic Homelessness

This is the sixth post in a series about homelessness from San Rafael’s Director of Homeless Planning & Outreach, Andrew Hening. In each post, Andrew will discuss the root causes, overarching strategies and tactics for addressing homelessness in your community.  Over the past year the County of Marin, local service providers, and the City of … Continued

Step 2 to Ending Chronic Homelessness

This is the fifth post in a new blog series about homelessness (and the second in a three-part series about how to solve chronic homelessness) from San Rafael’s Director of Homeless Planning & Outreach, Andrew Hening. In each post, Andrew will discuss the root causes, overarching strategies and tactics for addressing homelessness in your community. Learn … Continued

Step 1 to Ending Chronic Homelessness

This is the fourth post in a new blog series about homelessness (and the first in a three-part series about how to solve chronic homelessness) from San Rafael’s Director of Homeless Planning & Outreach, Andrew Hening. In each post, Andrew will discuss the root causes, overarching strategies and tactics for addressing homelessness in your community. Learn … Continued

What is Chronic Homelessness?

This is the third post in a new blog series about homelessness from San Rafael’s Director of Homeless Planning & Outreach, Andrew Hening. In each post, Andrew will discuss the root causes, overarching strategies and tactics for addressing homelessness in your community. Learn more about what San Rafael is doing to end homelessness.  “For 80% of … Continued

The 5 Local Approaches to Homelessness

This is the second post in a new blog series about homelessness from San Rafael’s Director of Homeless Planning & Outreach, Andrew Hening. In each post, Andrew will discuss the root causes, overarching strategies and tactics for addressing homelessness in your community. Learn more about what San Rafael is doing to end homelessness. Last time we … Continued

The History of Modern Homelessness

Welcome to a new blog series about homelessness from San Rafael’s Director of Homeless Planning & Outreach, Andrew Hening. In each post, Andrew will discuss the root causes, overarching strategies and tactics for addressing homelessness in your community. Learn more about what San Rafael is doing to end homelessness. Did Homelessness Start in 1982?  Homelessness … Continued

Meet the Panelists: Andrew Hening, City of San Rafael, CA

For our first-ever webinar policy summit on homelessness, we’re pleased to welcome five amazing speakers on the topic. Because a web-based conference doesn’t give you the same opportunity to get to know the speakers, we’re doing speaker profiles in advance of the policy summit. Don’t forget to RSVP for the summit session(s), schedule for January … Continued

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