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CEO Message: Where We Need to Be

Release Date: 
11/09/2017
There are some things you are glad to have, but hope never to have to use: A quarter for the phone booth (I know, I know – 20th century stuff). A snake for your drain. An epi pen. The capacity to respond quickly and effectively to an emergency is...
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Talking Housing: New Laws and Conversation on the Bay Area's Top Worry

Release Date: 
10/05/2017
“It seems that almost everyone in the Bay Area has a housing horror story to tell. Anecdotes abound of renters spending months looking for a new place, and the pound of flesh extracted when they do find one. Equally scary are the stories from...
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Disaster Updates and Reflections

Release Date: 
09/20/2017
Yesterday’s news that a second earthquake struck Mexico and that Hurricane Maria would be bearing down on Puerto Rico today left us with heavy hearts and feelings of disbelief — how much more could possibly happen? For reflections and practical...
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Akonadi Foundation Launches Second Year of #SoLoveCanWin Community Response Fund

Release Date: 
09/14/2017
Oakland, Calif. - In light of recent events and a political climate that seeks to threaten local communities of color, the Akonadi Foundation will accept applications for funding to its So Love Can Win Community Response Fund through November 15.
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Disasters in the Headlines

Release Date: 
09/11/2017
Hurricane Harvey clean-up has barely begun in Houston, and already it has faded from the headlines. Hurricane Irma, the earthquake in Mexico, South Asia flooding – all compete for our attention and support. And all are worthy.
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Where Next for Whole Person Care

Release Date: 
09/07/2017
With Labor Day behind us, communities across the nation are heading back to school and work. Congress returns to Washington, DC, this week, too. What would members of Congress write in response to that classic first day of school writing assignment...
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Why Support for Long-Term Harvey Recovery is So Vital

Release Date: 
09/06/2017
“Housing, housing, housing.” That’s how Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner answered when recently asked about his priorities for this coming week. And with good reason, with tens of thousands still in emergency temporary shelters and an estimate of...

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