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Podcast: Addressing Homelessness in Ten Global Cities with Linda Gibbs and Tamiru Mammo

Linda Gibbs Principal Bloomberg Associates LinkedIn | Twitter | Bio Tamiru Mammo Consultant Bloomberg Associates LinkedIn | Twitter | Bio Innovations that work. Linda Gibbs, Principal with Bloomberg Associates, and Tamiru Mammo, Consultant with Bloomberg Associates, joined the podcast to talk about their new book, How Ten Global Cities Take on Homelessness. They shared what led … Continued

Podcast: Community Court for Homelessness with Christopher Leonard, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Christopher Leonard Administrative Supervisor City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida LinkedIn Social services, not jail. Christopher Leonard, Administrative Supervisor for the City of Forth Lauderdale, Florida, joined the podcast to talk about the City’s community court that serves individuals experiencing homelessness. The program focuses on the root causes of each defendant’s issues and applies mandates such … Continued

Podcast: A Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness with Ryan Dowd

Ryan Dowd Executive Director Hesed House Bio | LinkedIn An empathy-driven approach to solving problems and serving everyone. Ryan Dowd the Executive Director of Hesed House, a homeless shelter in Aurora, Illinois joined the podcast to talk about serving people experiencing homelessness. Ryan talked about his book, A Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness, and his training for … Continued

Court Scrutiny of Anti-Camping Laws

David Warner is a local government and land use attorney with Ancel Glink in Chicago. Oakland, California’s latest attempt to provide temporary housing for homeless residents through its Community Cabin program reflects the growing quandary western cities face as they attempt to comply with federal court decisions requiring communities to do more for the homeless. The program, promoted … 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

Ideas Worth Sharing: Collaborating to Address Homelessness

In this series, ELGL members share initiatives, policies, and programs that are transforming local government.  By Ethan Bagley (LinkedIn and Twitter), EB Advising Since last winter, the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, the LA Public Library system, and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (or LAHSA), have been collaborating on a new approach … Continued

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