Our homeless population is struggling with the impact of harsh weather, lack of access to food and services, there being almost no open indoor shelter space for most people, and an environment of risk and danger.
Politicians are handing out “fish” (usually rotten fish that have been sitting in the sun for months, festering) to the homeless instead of “teaching them how to fish”.
Misguided policies attempt to band-aid the problems instead of driving necessary change.
Policies like Housing First and various pushes for temporary low-barrier shelters use scarce resources in a decidedly short-sighted and unproductive manner.
1.Educate policy makers and populations to enact policies and budget decisions that create longer-term success for all our important communities.
2.Create a solution that provides a shelter for the homeless and also provides for necessary services to address the underlying conditions that often lead to being homeless, like addiction, mental health issues, job insecurity, identity discovery, and general health issues.
3.Activate our community to reach out to local and state representatives. Letters and phone calls need to go to these leaders to stop wasting tax payer dollars, eliminate ineffective and expensive programs like Housing First, and promote long-term solutions for homelessness.
v Reach out to local organizations for grant funding
v Grassroots fundraising
v Outreach to local elected officials and potential corporate backers to build support.
v Launch of a Feasibility Study to determine the needs, costs, and impacts of creating a Haven for Hope style campus here in Sacramento. This will be a long-term project and we will need your help! This includes completing sections on Site Selection and Development, Financing, Operations, and much more.
If you have any experience in Commercial or Industrial Real Estate, Construction, Finance, Healthcare, or if you would like to lend your support in other way, please send us an email at email@example.com and let us know how you would like to be involved.