The deadline for the SAMHSA Grants to Benefit Homeless Individuals Program RFP has been extended to 5 p.m. April 7. All interested agencies are encouraged to apply. The full RFP can be accessed here.
Cities are moving away from long-term shelter and focusing, instead, on developing better ways to identify and prioritize vulnerable individuals and families, prevent crises, and rapidly re-house people, using short- or long-term assistance as needed.
I couldn’t tell you the first time I ever met the Mayor of the Square. I was probably standing in the shade from the Cabildo in Jackson Square, listening to the square’s ad hoc brass band along with wandering tourists and locals passing through the Square. That’s how most people have met him.