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The following is an excerpt from the November 2019 PPTFH Newsletter. To read the Newsletter in full, please click here

Pictured: Guest Speaker Mike Bonin

LA’s Homelessness Action Plans

How do you solve homelessness? At the September 23 PPTFH community meeting, Mike Bonin, LA City Councilmember for District 11, answered simply, “Housing. It’s housing.” Also speaking that evening was another leader at the forefront of homelessness policy and action: Heidi Marston, Chief Program Officer at the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA). “It’s a slow process,” Marston explained. “It didn’t become like this overnight, and it’s not going to go away overnight. But we know what works.”
 
Bonin and Marston stressed that Los Angeles is doing more than ever to address homelessness. This is a direct result of Proposition HHH and Measure H, and the dedicated focus the City and State are bringing to the issue. Last year, over 21,000 people were housed in LA County, which is more than double the...

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