USICH Taps Experts for the First in a Series of Listening Sessions

During our first virtual listening session, we consulted people with lived expertise on practical ways to improve our approaches to ending homelessness.

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Resource Roundup: Accelerating Your Re-housing Strategy

Communities can act fast to create clear pathways to housing for individuals and families experiencing homelessness through these re-housing strategies. 

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During Fall Council Meeting, Agencies Review Draft Strategic Plan

This year’s fall Council meeting took place on August 20 via conference call due to the ongoing restrictions placed on in-person gatherings as... Continue Reading →

Counting People Experiencing Homelessness in the 2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau will send specially trained census takers to count people experiencing homelessness at shelters, soup kitchens, regularly scheduled mobile food vans,... Continue Reading →

Partnering with State Police on Boston’s 2020 Homeless Census

City officials in Boston partnered with law enforcement in January 2020 to count the number of unsheltered people experiencing homelessness in the area.

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A Tribute to Representative John Lewis

USICH honors the life and legacy of Representative John Lewis.

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Resources for National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

The following equity-focused resources from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) provide communities with ways to support mental healthcare and... Continue Reading →

New Tools from HUD Help Build Equity into Homelessness Response Systems 

COVID-19 has amplified the historic and current racial biases embedded in our systems, processes, and practices. To address those disparities, HUD has published a host of recent resources.

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Homeless Courts: Recognizing Progress and Resolving Legal Issues that Often Accompany Homelessness

The American Bar Association's Commission on Homelessness and Poverty homeless court model is a key tool in responding to the special legal barriers to housing, employment, and stability... Continue Reading →

Summer Council Meeting Reviews Federal Progress on COVID Response Among People Experiencing Homelessness

This year’s summer Council meeting took place on June 16. 

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