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  • Nueva Capacitación de Inclusión LGBTQ+ Para Programas de Gente Sin Hogar

    LOS ANGELES — Un nuevo programa tiene como objetivo ayudar al staff de refugios de gente sin hogar a brindar una mejor atención a sus clientes LGBTQ+. Expertos del Equality California Institute han impartido capacitaciones LGBTQ+ en diversidad, equidad e inclusión a profesionales de la medicina por seis años....
  • New Training on LGBTQ+ Inclusivity for Homelessness Programs

    LOS ANGELES — A new program aims to help staff at homeless shelters better care for their LGBTQ+ clients. Experts from the Equality California Institute have offered LGBTQ+ diversity, equity and inclusion training to medical professionals for six years. But now, they’ve expanded to include the staffs of programs that serve...
  • MORE THOUGHTS ABOUT INCOME & WEALTH DISPARITIES

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard University room-mate was Chris Hughes. Hughes was raised in poverty in an Appalachian community by his middle-class parents who faithfully attended church each Sunday. Just by LUCK he ended up as Mark Zuckerberg’s room-mate with an opportunity to participate in the intellectual...
  • Board President Cortese Supports Bill to Expedite Housing for Homeless

    Santa Clara County would benefit from AB 932, a bill that, if enacted into law, would allow the County to expedite the construction of housing for homeless families and individuals if an emergency is declared. The Bill was introduced by state Assembly Member Phil Ting, who represents areas of...
  • Mayor Schaaf Calls for Moving People from Encampments into Secured, Safe, Navigation Centers

    Oakland, CA – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is requesting the Council approve an innovative proposal to open the city’s first outdoor navigation center that will move people from encampments into temporary shelter as they await permanent housing. The site – the first of possibly three in Oakland – will provide up...
  • San Jose Receives IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Grant

    IBM sending experts here to help San Jose develop new technological tools in support of the City’s affordable housing and homelessness initiatives San Jose, Calif. – The City of San Jose has announced that it is one of five cities across the globe who have been awarded an IBM...
  • 2017 Homeless Census

    Count Drops with Veterans and Chronic Homeless, Rises with Youth and Family Homeless SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – The federally required biennial Point-in-Time Homeless Census and Survey was conducted in Santa Clara County during the last 10-days of January, 2017. The survey provides a snapshot of homelessness in the...
  • Californians Remember the Homeless

    Logan Pollard California News Service LOS ANGELES – California accounts for about 20 percent of the nation’s homeless population. Wednesday December 21st marked National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, when vigils across the state and country honor the memories of homeless people who died this past year. Scott Larson, executive...
  • Shelters for Homeless Individuals & Families to Open Nov. 28

    Program expands to shelter 35 homeless families at Arturo Ochoa Migrant Center in Gilroy SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. — Each year, the County of Santa Clara’s Cold Weather Shelter Program (CWSP) provides homeless individual and families with a respite from cold and inclement weather from the Monday after Thanksgiving...

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