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Homelessness

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Local Government

Changing the Narrative Around Homelessness In Dallas

The number of people experiencing homelessness increased 11 percent last year. We won't solve the problem immediately. But we can change how we talk about it.
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Doing Good

How to Help Homeless Dallasites Weather the Storm

These local organizations will distribute blankets, coats, food, and other supplies to those who need them most.
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Livable Cities

The Annual Homeless Count Is On, But You Can’t Participate

COVID-19 restrictions mean that the count will be left to the professionals and happen over two weeks in Dallas and Collin counties.
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Economy

Ken Webb: A Voice for the Homeless

The us-them attitude is something we need to get past, says the Dallas Citizen Homelessness Commission chair.
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Local News

For the First Time in Three Years, Dallas’ Total Homeless Count Dropped

The annual Point-In-Time count is out. Dallas and Collin counties saw a slight decrease from 2019, while unsheltered homeless went up.
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Local News

Dallas Can Do Better Than $200K per Homeless Housing Unit

Let’s talk about a little nugget from Wednesday's Council briefing.
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Doing Good

An Oak Lawn Church Shelters the Homeless on Freezing Nights

And in the process, shows how Dallas can get past the dysfunction hampering its homeless response system.
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Local News

In Dallas’ Fight Against Homelessness, Finger Pointing Reigns

Following a scathing audit of the city's homeless response system, the head of the nonprofit coordinating service efforts responds.
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Local News

Parking Meters Won’t Stop Panhandling in Dallas

The city is weighing a new program that would, among other things, repurpose some parking meters to collect donations for homeless assistance groups.
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Local News

Help Count the Homeless

It's just one night. If you have the time, consider pitching in.
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