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Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan discusses the formative time he spent volunteering in a homeless shelter, and how that spurred his dedication to ending homelessness.
Freek Spinnewijn, Director of FEANTSA, shares his views on human rights and the criminalization of homelessness in Europe. FEANTSA is a network of homeless service providers across Europe.
Homelessness, Criminalization and Human Rights
Lucy Adams, Manager and Principal Lawyer at Justice Connect Homeless Law, discusses her work with people who are experiencing homelessness in Victoria. "Laws and practices that criminalize homelessness and punish people for their disadvantage are a human rights issue," she says.
Find out from USICH Executive Director Barbara Poppe how basic human rights are fundamental to understanding and ending homelessness.
Learn about the Homeless Youth Handbook and how it can help prevent and end youth homelessness.
Public Housing Authorities have forged strong partnerships, innovative policies, and invested in best practices to make a significant impact in ending homelessness, explains the Executive Director of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities Sunia Zaterman.
Executive Director of USICH Barbara Poppe discusses why viewing homelessness as a public health issue adds a necessary perspective to solving homelessness.
Youth homelessness is often difficult to see, but Darla Bardine of the National Network for Youth highlights how you can get involved in solving youth homelessness.
Discover how the Wichita Police Department has made an impact in ending homelessness.
Find out what Houston is doing to help end homelessness.