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The effort to end homelessness

Bean's Cafe at Brother Francis Shelter in Anchorage.
Bean’s Cafe at Brother Francis Shelter in Anchorage. (Staff photo)

Having a safe home is fundamental for emotional and physical wellbeing. The annual point in time homelessness count for Alaska has for years revealed that about 2000 people across the state, do not have their own home. This includes families with children, teenagers, veterans and others. Is it possible to get to zero? Ending homelessness in Alaska is our discussion, on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend
GUESTS:

  • Jasmine Khan, Executive Director, Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness
  • Lisa Aquino, Executive Director, Catholic Social Services

PARTICIPATE:

Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast

Send an email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air)

Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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Source: npr

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