Dehumanizing the homeless must stop

While the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our city is complex and far-reaching, the guiding principle behind our collective response to it must remain unchanged: Do everything we can to save lives. Whatever successes we have had toward that end have been th ..Read More

How to Combat NIMBYism in Your Neighborhood

Too often, communities react to the news of a shelter opening nearby with resistance, as they rely on harmful stereotypes of our homeless neighbors. We’ve seen this happen recently. Over the past few months – and thanks to relentless advocacy by the Coalit ..Read More

Homelessness in the era of COVID-19

NEW YORK — New York City has seen the highest number of homeless people of any big city across the country, and those numbers have been steadily increasing since the start of the COVID-19 crisis in March. In a recent interview, Police Commissioner Dermot She ..Read More