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16 11, 2022

U.S. Representative Cori Bush, W.A. State Representative Nicole Macri, Los Angeles Councilmember Mike Bonin and Advocates to Receive Awards for Work to End Homelessness

2022-11-15T17:27:12-05:00

U.S. Representative Cori Bush,  W.A. State Representative Nicole Macri,  Los Angeles Councilmember Mike Bonin and  Advocates to Receive Awards for Work to End Homelessness  Additional Awardees Include: Patricia Mullahy Fugere, Alston & Bird LLP and A Bigger Vision Films FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2022 Media Contact: Erika Lopez (202)638-2535 x110 | elopez@homelesslaw.org (November 16, 2022, Washington, DC) – The National Homelessness Law Center (Law Center) will be honoring U.S. Representative Cori Bush, Washington State Representative Nicole Macri, Los Angeles Councilmember Mike Bonin, Washington Legal Clinic [...]

U.S. Representative Cori Bush, W.A. State Representative Nicole Macri, Los Angeles Councilmember Mike Bonin and Advocates to Receive Awards for Work to End Homelessness2022-11-15T17:27:12-05:00
29 09, 2022

Ninth Circuit Upholds & Clarifies Homeless Persons’ Right to Survive in Absence of Housing

2022-09-29T11:55:30-05:00

Ninth Circuit Upholds & Clarifies Homeless Persons’ Right to Survive in Absence of Housing Court Reiterates Martin v. Boise Holding that Civil and Criminal Punishments for Homelessness are Cruel & Unusual FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2022 Media Contact: Erika Lopez (202)638-2535 x110 | elopez@homelesslaw.org (September 29, 2022, Washington, DC) – On September 28, people experiencing homelessness in Grants Pass, Oregon—and across the Ninth Circuit—could breathe a sigh of relief as their right to survive in the absence of adequate housing was reaffirmed. The U.S. Ninth [...]

Ninth Circuit Upholds & Clarifies Homeless Persons’ Right to Survive in Absence of Housing2022-09-29T11:55:30-05:00
1 09, 2022

Criminalization of Homelessness is Racially Discriminatory

2022-09-29T11:48:17-05:00

Criminalization of Homelessness is Racially Discriminatory, Must be Abolished, Say UN Human Rights Experts Also Calls for “All Necessary Measures to Eliminate Segregation” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 30, 2022 Media Contact: Erika Lopez (202)638-2535 x110 | elopez@homelesslaw.org GENEVA, SWITZERLAND- The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in Geneva yesterday stated “it remains concerned at the increasing number of state and local laws that criminalize homelessness and at the disproportionately high number of persons belonging to racial and ethnic minorities affected by homelessness,” and called [...]

Criminalization of Homelessness is Racially Discriminatory2022-09-29T11:48:17-05:00
16 03, 2022

Updated State Index Report on Youth Homelessness Released

2022-09-29T11:17:52-05:00

Updated State Index Report on Youth Homelessness Released Report to Provide State Rankings and Areas for Improvement for Further Decriminalization of Homelessness FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2022 Media Contact: Erika Lopez (202)638-2535 x110 | elopez@homelesslaw.org (March 10, 2022, Washington, DC) – The National Homelessness Law Center (Law Center) and True Colors United are excited to announce the release of the 2021 State Index on Youth Homelessness. The report was last released in 2021, this year’s updated information continues to follow state efforts to end youth [...]

Updated State Index Report on Youth Homelessness Released2022-09-29T11:17:52-05:00
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