April 2010

by Nan Roman, President, National Alliance to End Homelessness In recent months, we have all learned that making progress on the most important issues facing our country will require extraordinary commitment and perseverance. We have learned that to create change and promote progress, we must be...

MARCH 17 - “So what do you do for a living?”  Normal enough question, I get it often especially when wearing my caution-yellow T-shirt that glows in daylight and says UNITY OUTREACH.  The only thing that is odd is that I’m having this conversation sometime...

“Ah…Hello?  Is this Mike Miller?” The woman’s voice over the phone is timid and in the background I can hear people laughing and yelling.  It’s Friday, 9:23 PM.  In exactly 37 minutes I’ll be walking into a packed bar room, trading in my social work credentials...

With New Orleans' stock of blighted structures still among the nation's largest nearly five years after Hurricane Katrina, residents on Monday implored advisers to Mayor-elect Mitch Landrieu to take tough action against delinquent property owners. In offering suggestions to Landrieu's task forces on housing and blight,...