The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent & End Homelessness: Our Take
Today the landmark Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent & End Homelessness was unveiled at a White House press conference. The plan was required by legislation passed last year due to the advocacy of the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty and its partners.
The plan is a big step in the right direction in our nation's battle to end homelessness, but there are a few things we wish it had said. To read more about our take on the plan, see Policy Director Jeremy Rosen's blog posting on the Homelessness Law Blog: www.homelessnesslaw.org.
Supporters are now helping to
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act – the first major federal law to address homelessness in the United States. But, with more than 3.5 million Americans still homeless each year, we need to finish what we started. Now is the time to take your stand with us – it’s time to go All-In to End Homelessness: I pledge to: Commit myself to ending…
1.4 million children are homeless every year. Many are wrongly removed from school. You can change her future. Make sure the bus picks her up. Keep her in class with her friends and teachers. Your $15 is the gift of an education. To find out more about Project LEARN, please visit: www.nlchp.org/projectlearn.cfm.
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