Newsletter Winter 2015

Prop HHH

On November 8th, 76% of the Los Angeles City electorate voted to approve a $1.2 billion housing bond over 10 years to develop as many as 10,000 permanent supportive housing units.  It is not a matter of hyperbole to boldly affirm that this vote will have the single greatest impact ever on solving homelessness locally.
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Stepping Up to Serve Agencies Serving Foster Youth

During the last several years, there has been growing attention to what can be done to improve the well-being of children and youth who have been abused or neglected and have been placed in the County foster care system.
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Shelter Partnership Distributes Thousands of New Children’s Items

Driving down the street, it is most troubling to see that in many of our communities there has been a significant increase in the number of visible people on the street who are homeless.  What are not visible are the youngest victims amongst us, homeless children.
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Young Professionals

Creation of Our Associate Board Brings in Young Professionals to Help Raise Awareness and Funds.
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Passings

This issue of Connections is dedicated to two amazing visionaries in our community who recently passed away—Mollie Lowery and Ed Edelman.  I was fortunate to have the privilege of working with them both since our launch 30+ years ago.
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Latest Blog Articles

The S. Mark Taper Foundation Steps Up in the Fight Against Homelessness

By Ruth Schwartz, Executive Director When Shelter Partnership started distributing resources to community-based organizations in 1989, it was hard to imagine the program would grow to become what it is today. The growth and success of the program is due in large part to the strength of our ... Read More

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