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A tribute to thank Rowland “Reb” Rebele. For over 30 years Rowland Rebele has spearheaded services for people experiencing homelessness in Santa Cruz County. In 2015, he appeared on the program Reality Church to discuss his work.  

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A New Yorker story by Malcolm Gladwell about a man who was homeless in Reno who over the course of 10 years of expensive “non-solutions”, such as jail and hospitals, cost Nevada taxpayers one million dollars. Read the full story >

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Understanding Homelessness is an educational website focused on reducing negative stigmas about people experiencing homelessness, and highlighting solutions using data and creative visualization tools. View the Understanding Homelessness website >

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Smart Solutions to Homelessness is a Santa Cruz County-based organization with a stated mission to “build the community will to reduce and ultimately end homelessness in Santa Cruz County through community education and collaborative action.” View the Smart Solutions to Homelessness website >

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is an anxiety disorder that can occur after an individual has experienced a traumatic event, particularly those that include the threat of injury or death, and it is apparent among populations experiencing homelessness. Read the full report from the National Alliance to End Homelessness >

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No Place Like Home is a research project based at UC Santa Cruz that looks at the meaning of “home” in the midst of a housing crisis. View the research and learn more about the project >