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Michelle Obama, Jill Biden New Orleans bound to discuss combating veterans' homelessness

Michelle Obama, Jill Biden New Orleans bound to discuss combating veterans’ homelessness

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Monday, April 20th, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden will come to New Orleans to celebrate our work becoming the FIRST CITY in the Nation to effectively end veteran homelessness. They will commend the collaborative’s work on our “functional zero” initiative — where we work to house newly homeless veterans within 30 days.  This visit is momentous […]

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Answering The Challenge: Ending Veteran Homelessness in New Orleans

Answering The Challenge: Ending Veteran Homelessness in New Orleans

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mayor Mitch Landrieu embraced the challenge for New Orleans to become the first city in the Nation to end veteran homelessness — a year ahead of the rest of the country. Check out this informational flier describing how it was done and learn out New Orleans success! Click the picture or here for the entire […]

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Federal officials cite UNITY’s leadership, in partnership with Mayor, as key to NO’s success

Federal officials cite UNITY’s leadership, in partnership with Mayor, as key to NO’s success

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Federal officials cite UNITY’s leadership, in partnership with Mayor, as key to NO’s success  Click on picture or here for full story.

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From UNITY’s experience:  5 lessons for other cities wanting to end veteran homelessness

From UNITY’s experience: 5 lessons for other cities wanting to end veteran homelessness

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

From UNITY’s experience: 5 lessons for other cities wanting to end veteran homelessness. Click on the picture or here for the full story.  

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| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are so grateful to everyone who helped create this miracle! Today the very first tenants will move into the Sacred Heart Apartments — 11 chronically homeless, disabled veterans who risked their lives for the rest of us only to find themselves having to live long-term on the street. Today their nightmare of homelessness will […]

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Progress in reducing homelessness is remarkable: An editorial from the Times-Picayune

Progress in reducing homelessness is remarkable: An editorial from the Times-Picayune

| May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Progress in reducing homelessness is remarkable There were just more than 2,000 homeless people in the two parishes before Hurricane Katrina, a figure that exploded to more than 11,600 by January 2007. But according to a January count by UNITY of Greater New Orleans, the number of homeless residents has dropped to 4,903. That’s still […]

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UNITY Releases Report on Progress toward Ending Homelessness

UNITY Releases Report on Progress toward Ending Homelessness

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Homelessness down 58 percent since 2007 Read the full report here. UNITY of Greater New Orleans, a 20-year-old award-winning nonprofit that coordinates community campaigns to end homelessness, today released the 2012 report, Homelessness in Greater New Orleans: A Report on Progress Toward Ending Homelessness. This research initiative is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing […]

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UNITY Presents to New Orleans City Council

UNITY Presents to New Orleans City Council

| May 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last week UNITY of Greater New Orleans presented to the New Orleans City Council on the status of the Continuum of Care. Check out our presentation here for more information on the work UNITY does and updates on homelessness in New Orleans.

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