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County of San Diego to consider creation of Department of Homelessness Solutions

County of San Diego to consider creation of Department of Homelessness Solutions
People who experience homelessness need resources and services that put them on a better path, one that leads to safe, secure housing. To address this, creating a Department of Homeless Solutions and Equitable Communities at the County will make us a better regional partner, more coordinated internally and support serving more unsheltered people.
 

North Park forum to tackle homeless issue

The North Park Community Association will present a “Forum on Homelessness — A Collective Impact” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Lafayette Hotel, located at 2223 El Cajon Blvd.

Helping homeless LGBT youth find the road to home

There are as many as 500,000 unaccompanied homeless youth in our country. Youth homelessness in our nation is an epidemic. And the meager response to it is a national disgrace.

Lessons Learned: Freedom from domestic violence is short-lived, victim says

In the final episode of a two-part, first-person account of domestic violence in the LGBT community, Jeff Gilson of San Diego escapes his hell on Earth on the East Coast only to find himself in another one on the West Coast. Find out what happened to him.

COMMENTARY: The face of “modern slavery” looks a lot like us

Human trafficking, another word for modern slavery, is a growing problem in the U.S., and also affects the LGBT community where hundreds of thousands of youth are banished from their homes for being gay.