Tag: veterans’ homeless rate

Changing the Lives of Veterans Like Me

Filed in Unemployment, Veterans by on February 15, 2015 2 Comments
Changing the Lives of Veterans Like Me

As a veterans outreach specialist for Old Pueblo Community Services in Tucson, Arizona, I helped more than 100 homeless veterans find housing last year. The position was the best thing that has ever happened to me because it gives me the capacity to help as many people as possible – and because after serving in […]

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Homes for the Holidays

Filed in Secretary Solis by on December 15, 2011 3 Comments
Homes for the Holidays

With most of us preparing to travel home or host our families for the upcoming holidays, it’s an important time to pause and think about those Americans who have no place to call home. On Monday, I concluded my one year chairwomanship of President Obama’s Interagency Council on Homelessness. The Council’s mission is to coordinate […]

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