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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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How We Did It: Working Together To End Veteran Homelessness in New Orleans

How We Did It: Working Together To End Veteran Homelessness in New Orleans

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Presentation at the National Alliance to End Homelessness Conference Feb. 19, 2015 Martha J. Kegel, Executive Director for UNITY of Greater New Orleans   Click on the picture or here for the full presentation.

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The New Orleans Model for Ending Veteran Homelessness

The New Orleans Model for Ending Veteran Homelessness

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

“I firmly believe that every community can and should end Veteran homelessness.” – UNITY of Greater New Orleans Executive Director Martha J. Kegel hoping to inspire all cities to take up the charge to end veteran homelessness!   Click the picture or here for the rest of the story published on the US Interagency Council on […]

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Navigator of the Month!

Navigator of the Month!

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Check out our Navigator of the Month! Each Navigator is tasked with housing veteran clients within 30 days of encountering them on the streets or in shelters… Davaughn is housing his clients within an average of 14 days!!    What’s your name? Davaughn L. Phillips Which agency do you work for, what is your position? […]

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We did it!

We did it!

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to our Continuum of Care members who successfully housed 227 formerly homeless veterans as part of Mayor Landrieu’s Challenge to end veteran homelessness in New Orleans! We did it!

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Ending Veteran Homelessness — Weekly Newsletter Jan. 7, 2015

Ending Veteran Homelessness — Weekly Newsletter Jan. 7, 2015

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Orleans 1st city to end veteran homelessness  

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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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New Orleans First Major city in Nation to End Veteran Homelessness, One Year Earlier Than Federal Goal

New Orleans First Major city in Nation to End Veteran Homelessness, One Year Earlier Than Federal Goal

| January 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

JANUARY 07, 2015 NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that New Orleans is the first major city in the nation to end homelessness among Veterans as part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. Members of the New Orleans Interagency Council on Homelessness as well as Veterans, service […]

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WE DID IT! New Orleans has become the first city to effectively end veteran homelessness!

WE DID IT! New Orleans has become the first city to effectively end veteran homelessness!

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

It took a herculean effort by hundreds of awesome people to make the impossible possible: New Orleans has become the first city to effectively end veteran homelessness!!!!! At 6 pm on Jan. 2, we moved the 227th homeless veteran on our master list into an apartment– all of them permanently housed in less than six […]

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