16 10, 2020

IJT – October 2020

2020-10-16T15:57:34-05:00

October, 2020 SUBSCRIBE Dear Friends— Next month’s elections are critically important, and we have two goals for them: First, to make sure the needs and rights of homeless people are front and center, and second, to ensure that people experiencing homelessness can participate. This election is a pivotal for many reasons. Over the past few years, our advocacy for the human right to housing has been gaining momentum: Last year four presidential candidates explicitly called for it, and one of the current candidates has included [...]

IJT – October 20202020-10-16T15:57:34-05:00
18 09, 2020

IJT – September 2020

2020-09-18T13:45:49-05:00

September, 2020  SUBSCRIBE Dear Friends— As the school year starts—virtually—in many communities, the challenges for homeless children and youth are even greater than usual. As with access to housing, health care, criminal justice, and so many other systems, the pandemic has magnified existing inequalities and inequities in education. Under federal law, homeless children and youth are guaranteed equal access to education—and the supports they need to make that possible. In “normal” times, such supports include transportation, school meals, access to books and uniforms. [...]

IJT – September 20202020-09-18T13:45:49-05:00
18 08, 2020

IJT – August 2020

2020-08-18T16:14:52-05:00

August, 2020  SUBSCRIBE Dear Friends— You may have already seen two pieces of momentous and exciting news about the Law Center. First, the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty is becoming the National Homelessness Law Center, effective immediately. And, after 31 years at the helm, I will be stepping down as Executive Director at the end of this year. The name change is easy. We are simplifying and streamlining our name, but our mission remains the same: to use the power of the law [...]

IJT – August 20202020-08-18T16:14:52-05:00
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