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Q&A With Organizations on the Front Lines of Homelessness

City of Santa Monica | February 19, 2018

The City of Santa Monica invests more than $2.8 million annually in local service providers who address homelessness directly in our community by providing a variety of services for the homeless. Here’s a look at three of them.


Children’s ‘Pictures Of Hope’ Revealed At Meet The Young Artist Party And Exhibition

Santa Monica Daily Press | November 11, 2017

The 2017 “hopes and dreams” of children in Santa Monica will be on display for the first time this year with the release of a special greeting card project on Saturday….


Want to build housing for homeless people faster? Here's how

LA Times | August 31, 2017

Now that the city of Los Angeles has set aside more than a billion dollars to fund housing for the homeless, let’s get it built faster. Under last year’s Proposition HHH, $1.2 billion will be raised to build 10,000 units of housing over the next decade — mostly permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless people….


L.A. County homelessness jumps a 'staggering' 23% as need far outpaces housing, new count shows

L.A. Times | May 31, 2017

Los Angeles County’s homeless population has soared 23% over last year despite increasing success in placing people in housing, according to the latest annual count released Wednesday….


It’s a wrap: Measure H wins 69.37% in final tally for homeless aid

My News LA | March 20 2017

Measure H, a quarter-cent Los Angeles County sales tax to fund anti-homelessness programs, maintained the two-thirds majority needed for approval in a final ballot tally released Monday….


It is time for the 5th Annual Home Run for Kids

Santa Monica Daily Press | January 31, 2017

Locals who like to run and want to sweat for a cause can now sign up for the annual Home Run for Kids to help local homeless families…