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AB 1995 Showers Hope!

November 7, 2016
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freeimages.com_CsabaJSzabo/ Community College Shower Access Bill Empowers Homeless Students They Need No Longer Feel the Stigma of Being Smelly or Unkempt in Class ________________________________________ Friday, September 23, 2016 By Assemblymember Das Williams During my six years in Sacramento as an assemblymember representing Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, I have had...

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WIN adds MORE!

November 7, 2016
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by Carla Buck, OCLA WIN Operations and Development WIN has added a 12th category of free programs available to vulnerable youth- the MORE category! Located at the bottom right of the WIN dashboard, MORE enables youth to locate programs offering free showers, haircuts, laundry, wifi, classes and MORE! Like all...

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Funding for homeless services rides on who are the next L.A. County supervisors

November 4, 2016
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A tent stands on E Fifth Street at Towne Avenue in Skid Row on Thursday morning, Dec. 17, 2015 near where General Dogon used to live.; Credit: Maya Sugarman/KPCC Take TwoOpponents to L.A. city ballot measure HHH say it only pays to build housing for the homeless – it doesn't...

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WIN for iPhones!

March 7, 2016
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WIN (What I Need) is available in the iTune and GooglePlay stores! Designed for youth experiencing homelessness or resource insecurity, this FREE mobile app offers direct connections to Los Angeles area supportive services.  Download it here. Learn more about WIN

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Not for the Faint of Heart’ – Combatting the Deepening Crisis of Homelessness

November 20, 2015
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20 Nov 2015, Written by Mark Ridley-Thomas SPECIAL TO CITYWATCH-Sadly, the sight of people sleeping on the streets, begging strangers for money and scavenging for food in the trash has become all too common. In Los Angeles County, an estimated 44,000 people are homeless on any given night, many of...

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L.A. Mayor Garcetti rules out, for now, declaring homelessness an emergency

November 20, 2015
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Los Angeles Times, By Gale Holland, Alice Walton and Peter Jamison, November 18, 2015 Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday ruled out declaring an immediate state of emergency to address Los Angeles’ homelessness crisis, cutting off for now an avenue designed to bring swift relief to thousands of people as El...

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Cell Phone Drive

July 29, 2015
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Our Youth Need Working Phones! Do you have an older working iphone or android cell phone and charger you can donate? We would like to offer every homeless youth who needs one, a mobile phone pre-loaded with WIN- the What I Need App. With your donation you can make a...

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WIN for Android!

July 29, 2015
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Can you use help finding the resources and services you need? Are you hungry? In need of educational or jobs training? Do you know a youth who needs supportive services but are not sure how to find them? The WIN (What I Need App) for Android, designed for youth experiencing...

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