Earlier this week, San Diego’s efforts to end homelessness downtown were featured in a national news story by NPR titled “Changes Help San Diego Homeless, But Long Road Remains Ahead.” The profile article is a follow up to NPR’s 2011 three-part series on the downtown Campaign and the national 100,000 Homes Campaign, and it details the great progress made in our community in getting people off the streets.
This month, our newsletter focuses on the many signs of progress toward ending homelessness, including the opening of the new Monarch School campus for homeless youth and the positive impacts of Connections Housing. We also report on the results of the 2013 San Diego Point-in-Time Count which indicates homelessness has decreased in the County and City overall, but increased downtown.
We will continue our efforts to solve homelessness in the community, and we will focus on areas for improvement and systems change. Thank you for your continued support of our collective efforts to end homelessness in downtown San Diego.
Robin Madaffer, Campaign Leadership Team Co-Chair | Jennifer LeSar, Campaign Coordinator