Searching Out Solutions: Alternatives to the Criminalization of Homelessness

Communities should implement solutions to homelessness not seek to criminalize it. USICH will soon release a comprehensive report that details effective alternatives to the criminalization of homelessness. The report is titled: Searching out Solutions: Constructive Alternatives to the Criminalization of Homelessness.

USICH hosted this webinar on this topic detailing solutions for communities. Panelists addressed the reasons why criminalization is not effective and explained several key alternatives that can help communities achieve results.

Deputy Director for USICH Anthony Love
Senior Counsel for the Access to Justice Initiative at the U.S. Department of Justice Melanca Clark
Executive Director of Pathways to Housing DC Christy Respress
Deputy Public Defender in San Diego and cofounder of the San Diego Homeless Court Program Steve Binder

You may watch the video or download the presentation from the asset box on the right.