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Housing issues affect everyone in Connecticut, from those who are searching for a safe place to live, to those who may find it increasingly difficult to afford a place they already call home.WNPR is covering Connecticut's housing and homelessness issues in a series that examines how residents are handling the challenges they face. We look at the trends that matter most right now, and tell stories that help bring the issues to light.

Finding New Solutions To End Homelessness In Connecticut

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Homeless man in New York 2008

In the pandemic, some residents have been working paycheck to paycheck to pay their bills, many have lost jobs and not everyone has a place to live.

This hour, we talk about the state of homelessness in Connecticut and across the country. Many community organizations have been working on new and innovative solutions to reduce  homelessness. 

How will leaders work to end homelessness in our state?

 
GUESTS:

  • Rabbi Donna Berman - Executive Director, Charter Oak Cultural Center

  • Amanda Gordon -  Deputy Executive Director, Journey Home
  • Steve Berg - Vice President of Programs and Policy for The National Alliance to End Homelessness
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