(ShelterForce) Where's the Housing for Prisoners Released Early?

Week of May 11: Edition 2
In this Issue: How Artists Helped a Housing Organization Adapt to Demographic Change Three Lessons Learned from Working in Isolation Pandemic Leads to Early Prisoner Release, But Finding Housing for Them Remains Difficult Also: Jobs ● Events ● You Said It ● In Case You Missed It +
Amy Evans, Shelterforce
An in-depth look at the lessons one housing organization learned after receiving a multimillion grant to integrate arts and culture strategies in its work. Has the organization changed the way it operates? Read Full Article
Pandemic Leads to Early Prisoner Release, But Finding Housing for Them Remains Difficult
David Howard King, Shelterforce
As the infection rate at jails in places like New York began to climb, officials started looking for criteria to use in determining which inmates could be released. Then they ran into a familiar but now heightened dilemma. Read Full Article
Armando Moritz-Chapelliquen, Association for Neighborhood & Housing Development
We may be physically divided, but we can be emotionally bound through our common purpose, says this New York City community organizer. Read Full Article
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June 7, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. ET | Reimagined in America: Taking a Well-Being Approach | Join the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a discussion about what U.S. communities can learn from cities and countries around the world, like Scotland and Bhutan, that are reorienting policies, programs and budgets to put the well-being of people and the planet at the center of all decisions. Register here.

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You Said It

Robert Robinson: As a long time housing activist and organizer I am happy to see these messages. They represent a coming together of grassroots movements from around the world to deliver a message to corporations and governments to “put people first!” Another world is possible! Read More

Robin Hacke: Clear-sighted and practical ideas from a CDFI leader. Bravo! Via Twitter

Tony Pickett: Thanks @Shelterforce for elevating our collective voices around the urgency of #COVID19 housing relief and need for more resources, including our @GroundedNetwork members @UrbanLandC and @OPAL_CLT Via Twitter

FCS Ministries: Thought-provoking piece from @Shelterforce. This pandemic has certainly exposed what a long way to go we have until equitable, thriving communities are the norm. Via Twitter
Publisher/Executive Director, Shelterforce, Montclair, NJ ● Shelterforce seeks a publisher/executive director to advance its mission, grow its audience and influence, and strategically and sustainably guide the organization through an evolving and dynamic media landscape. Read Full Listing
NLIHC Housing Policy Analyst/Senior Housing Policy Analyst, National Low Income Housing Coalition, Washington, D.C. ● NLIHC seeks a housing policy analyst/senior housing policy analyst (depending on experience) responsible for identifying, analyzing, advocating, and engaging the Coalition’s membership and network in action on federal policy and regulatory activities related to . . . Read Full Listing
Special Assistant to the Executive Director, Center for Community Investment, Washington, D.C. ● This is a new position designed to support CCI’s busy Executive Director who oversees CCI’s program, communications, leadership development, and operations teams; participates actively in CCI’s community investment and leadership development programs . . . Read Full Listing
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Editor, Miriam Axel-Lute
Managing Editor, Lillian M. Ortiz
Assistant Editor, Elizabeth Oguss
Operations Associate, Sam Fields
Publisher, Harold Simon
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