Kathleen Finigan, a long-time Homeless Action! member, died on September 3, 2022 after an exacerbation of a chronic breathing disability. She can never be replaced. She will always be remembered. Kathleen died at the start of a climate-change heat wave in Sonoma County and, because of her outrage at the lack of warming centers for […]
Homelessness Cost Estimates During COVID-19
Information collected by Gerry La Londe-Berg*. Members of Homeless Action! are keen to stay abreast of local, state, and national homelessness policy issues. This is a collection of our effort. Introduction What are Non-Congregate Sites? “Non-congregate sites, often referred to as NCS, offer temporary shelter to individuals who have not been diagnosed with coronavirus, but […]
What Can We Learn From How the Shelterless Are Treated in Vancouver, BC?
By Gail Jonas, Homeless Action Healdsburg A brief word about why I describe our homeless residents as “shelterless.” They prefer it. When I first started paying attention to and talking with them, one of them said to me, “The earth is my home.” Sonoma County should be able to learn from success stories […]