Posts by: Sarah Armour-Jones
Living Cities has a well-established anti-racist approach that addresses decades of structural racism and racist policies, which have denied investment and stripped wealth from Black, Indigenous and Latino/a/x communities.
We know that the narratives we see and hear shape how we perceive the world and that making lasting policy change requires us to change how people think about an issue, whether it’s who deserves the right to marry, or why people live on the streets.
Philanthropy addressing homelessness and a lack of affordable housing is tiny in comparison to public funding, but charitable giving can fill some gaps and has the potential to support real change.
The Trust is fortunate to have another exceptional leader to carry on the Melville family’s legacy.
Through research, education, training and communications support, the Housing Narrative Lab is focused on telling the story of who becomes homeless and why.
Focusing on the people most impacted, and the conditions that cause them to lose their housing in the first place.
New York City is launching an experimental program that will give some homeless young people no-strings-attached direct cash payments of $1,250 per month as part of a public-private partnership supported by the mayor's office.
As HouseUS works to support more tenants’ right groups, other philanthropic efforts are underway to ensure the federal money is put to good use.
We tend to tell children heartening stories that have happy endings, and tales that boost their ambitious dreams.
A public health strategist and urban planner, Alyia has over 10 years of experience developing and executing large-scale initiatives and partnerships.