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2020 State Index on Youth Homelessness is Released

2020 State Index on Youth Homelessness is Released The District of Columbia, Washington, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and California top list in third annual rankings FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karianna Barr Director of Development & Communications 202-638-2535 kbarr@nlchp.org (February 23, 2021, Washington, DC) – The National Homelessness Law Center (the Law Center) and True Colors United are excited to announce the release of the 2020 State Index on [...]

February 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

Settlement Reached in Groundbreaking Martin v. Boise case

Settlement Reached in Groundbreaking Martin v. Boise case FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karianna Barr Director of Development & Communications 202-638-2535 kbarr@nlchp.org Parties reach historic agreement that prevents people experiencing homelessness from being cited or arrested for sleeping outdoors when no shelter is available (February 8, 2021, Boise, Idaho) – Today, lawyers representing homeless plaintiffs and the City of Boise announced a settlement in Martin v. [...]

February 8th, 2021|0 Comments

Joint Statement on Settlement Reached in Groundbreaking Martin v. Boise case

Joint Statement on Settlement Reached in Groundbreaking Martin v. Boise case FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: National Homelessness Law Center Karianna Barr, Director of Development & Communications, 202-638-2535 ext. 118 kbarr@nlchp.org Idaho Legal Aid Services Howard Belodoff, Associate Director, 208-807-2323, howardbelodoff@idaholegalaid.org Latham & Watkins LLP Jessica Allen, Communications Manager — Public Service & Sustainability, 212-906-2983, jessica.allen@lw.com Parties reach historic agreement that prevents people experiencing homelessness [...]

February 8th, 2021|0 Comments

Settlement Reached With City Of Montgomery In Lawsuit Challenging Criminalization Of People Asking For Assistance

Settlement Reached with City Of Montgomery in Lawsuit Challenging Criminalization of People Asking for Assistance FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karianna Barr Director of Development & Communications 202-638-2535 kbarr@nlchp.org City Will No Longer Fine, Jail People for Panhandling (November 24, 2020, MONTGOMERY, AL) – In a settlement announced today, the city of Montgomery has agreed that it will immediately stop arresting or ticketing people who panhandle. [...]

December 4th, 2020|0 Comments

National Homelessness and Housing Organizations Respond to USICH Report

National Homelessness and Housing Organizations Respond to USICH Report 10 national organizations, representing advocates and leaders in national efforts to end homelessness, released the following statement: Today, the Trump administration’s United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) released a document that purports to lay out a plan to address homelessness.  This is a plan in name only. It does not contain the interventions proven to reduce and end homelessness, which have [...]

October 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Court Declares Florida Statutes Unconstitutional

Court Declares Florida Statutes Unconstitutional FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: National Homelessness Law Center Karianna Barr, Director of Development & Communications 202-638-2535 ext. 118  kbarr@nlchp.org Southern Legal Counsel Nancy Kinnally, Media Relations Consultant (407) 375-2264 nancy@therelatablegroup.com U.S. District Court declares Statutes prohibiting unpermitted charitable solicitation on Florida roadways unconstitutional under the First Amendment and issues permanent injunction (October 15, 2020, Jacksonville, FL) – In a major First [...]

October 15th, 2020|0 Comments
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