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From The New York Times: When Days Aren’t So Sunny: Sesame Street Takes on Homelessness

Lily, a character introduced seven years ago to address child hunger, returns. This time her family does not have a place to live.

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As of 10/17/18, the Housing Authority has opened the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs for Santa Cruz County and the Cities of Hollister and San Juan Bautista! The waiting list will be open until 5pm on December 6, 2018. A lottery process will determine the order of the waiting list, so there is […]

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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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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 >

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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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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 >