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Hope Street Submits Amicus Brief in LA Alliance on Human Rights Case

Hope Street Submits Amicus Brief in LA Alliance on Human Rights Case

Hope Street Coalition has submitted an amicus (friend of the court) brief to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in the L.A. Alliance...
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I was an addict – The incentives for recovery are dead wrong

I was an addict – The incentives for recovery are dead wrong

By Tom Wolf It’s a miracle I’m alive today. Addiction caused me to go from middle-class county worker with a...
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$1 Billion Will Not Get The Vulnerable Off L.A’s Streets

$1 Billion Will Not Get The Vulnerable Off L.A’s Streets

In his State of the City address, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the dedication of $1 billion to address homelessness in...
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California’s Conservatorship Crisis

California’s Conservatorship Crisis

Recently I was following a conversation on the app ‘Next Door’ about homelessness. The participants were complaining that tents, RVs...
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The Deinstitutionalization of the Mentally Ill

The Deinstitutionalization of the Mentally Ill

Since the 1950s, the large majority of mental health hospitals across the country have been closed, resulting in a dramatic...
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How the IMD Exclusion Impacts Homelessness

How the IMD Exclusion Impacts Homelessness

Kerry Morrison, of Heart Forward, recently posted an excellent explanation of how the IMD Exclusion has a direct effect on...
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