19 10, 2020

National Homelessness and Housing Organizations Respond to USICH Report

2021-09-02T08:42:50-05:00

National Homelessness and Housing Organizations Respond to USICH Report 10 national organizations, representing advocates and leaders in national efforts to end homelessness, released the following statement: Today, the Trump administration’s United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) released a document that purports to lay out a plan to address homelessness.  This is a plan in name only. It does not contain the interventions proven to reduce and end homelessness, which have been embraced by administrations on both sides of the aisle. The vast majority of what has been proposed cannot be implemented by the agency. The document [...]

National Homelessness and Housing Organizations Respond to USICH Report2021-09-02T08:42:50-05:00
11 08, 2020

An Announcement to the Law Center Community

2021-09-02T08:44:22-05:00

An Announcement to the Law Center Community Dear Friends, I’m writing with two pieces of momentous and exciting news about the Law Center’s next chapter of growth. First, in recognition of our continued evolution and impact, the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty is now the National Homelessness Law Center, effectively immediately. And, after 31 years at the helm, I will be stepping down as Executive Director of the Law Center at the end of this year. The name change is easy. We are simplifying and streamlining our name, but our mission remains the same: to use the power of the law to [...]

An Announcement to the Law Center Community2021-09-02T08:44:22-05:00
23 08, 2019

Response to NoMa BID’s Open Letter

2021-12-17T06:14:15-05:00

Response to NoMa BID’s Open Letter The Law Center is disappointed at the common misconceptions in NoMa BID’s open letter. We understand that people are worried about their ability to safely walk through public spaces and would also like to point out that we should be equally concerned about the safety of solutions for the underrepresented NoMa residents – those living with homelessness. The request to place “pedestrian safe-passage zones” in NoMa can quickly become a way to exclude vulnerable NoMa residents. It is an act of dividing human beings into groups of people who are [...]

Response to NoMa BID’s Open Letter2021-12-17T06:14:15-05:00
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