Faces in the Crowd: Forum on Housing First

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Here are highlights, in photographs, from The Women’s Fund of Shasta Regional Community Foundation’s forum on homelessness solutions presented Feb. 11 in partnership with the Record Searchlight and Shasta Community Health Center.

It featured Lloyd Pendleton, former director of the Utah Homeless Task Force, who spoke on the issue of homelessness and its impact on a community. He stressed the need for cooperation between multiple agencies in the county, city and private sector with the topic “How Utah Implemented Housing First and Reduced Homelessness.” In 2005, Pendleton and his staff drafted a plan to address Utah’s chronic homelessness and after 10 years the numbers that population is down by 91 percent due, in part, to an aggressive housing first model.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s