homelessness

by Danny Kadden, Executive Director November 1, 2017 marks the three-year anniversary of the opening of the IW “Emergency Overnight Shelter” at First Christian Church. Emerging from “The People’s House” organizing project, Meg Martin and her team, hand in hand with Interfaith Works, did some incredible heavy lifting, raised the level of awareness and understanding......

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We’ve come a long way, but some things seem not to have changed. Our overall service coordination is much more sophisticated and developed, but faith communities are still looked at to “fill the gap.” Business is still as “brisk” as ever: we lack sufficient shelter beds (our good friends at Bread and Roses no longer......

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