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Controlled Burns in Parkway

Given the lack of success in stopping the illegal camping in the North Sacramento/Cal Expo area of the Parkway—considered the most likely cause of the recent spate of Parkway fires in that area—allowing the Fire Department to do controlled burns to reduce fire fuel, as reported in this article by Fox40 News, is a sound strategy and one that should be supported, as our organization does. 171 more words

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Independent review shows sanctions hit most vulnerable

By Stephen Holland at Homeless Link:

An independent review of the sanctions regime, carried out by Matthew Oakley on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), has been published. 23 more words

Fair welfare campaign for homeless people

From Homeless Link:

We are working to for an effective welfare safety net that supports individuals to escape homelessness.

The welfare system plays a vital role when it comes to preventing and tackling homelessness. 87 more words

This Video Will Change The Way You Think About Homeless People

From The Huffington Post:

Next time you pass a homeless person on the street, take a moment to think about where they might have come from.

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Chile Capítulo Uno: Sharing the Vision

I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to travel with two other members of Christ in the City to Santiago, Chile. Over the next week and a half, our goal is to understand the culture and needs of Chile to assess if expanding Christ in the City’s program to Santiago is a good idea, and what CIC Chile would look like if we did try it. 1,098 more words

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Day Ten: Crayons and Copper

The biggest event of this day was that I got to take a shower. It was the first one since last Wednesday night, and trust me that it was a worship experience in itself—not to mention using a real toilet and not feeling rushed. 612 more words

Thanks, from my heart.

It was a real thrill to hang so many accomplished artworks in the Annex yesterday, in preparation for the EndDependence Open House on Sunday July 27.  57 more words

Homelessness Awareness