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Beating Homelessness Is About More Than Just Getting Housing
While getting housing is central to solving homelessness, there needs to be an overall improvement in healthcare, education, and social assistance for the poor.
African American Women Have a Disadvantage When It Comes to Cancer Care
Race has an impact on breast cancer treatment and survival. Non-Hispanic white women are more likely to survive breast cancer than African American women. Younger women are especially vulnerable. They tend to lack adequate ...
Mobilizing for Change: Capacity Building for Youth
KM strategies need to anticipate and respond to changes during the research process. Research and KM processes should also be designed to maximize opportunity and capacity among all participants.
How to Prevent Homelessness When a Bed Is a Home?
While shared-housing programs are a useful strategy for keeping many people from becoming homeless, others need more independent housing in order to climb out of poverty. There is an urgent need for more self-contained ...
Shared Housing Programs Can Lead People Back into Homelessness
Shared housing does not meet the needs of people who have already been homeless. Many of these people wind up returning to homelessness. Subsidized individual apartments would better meet the needs of those trying to get ...