Author: Samantha Foss

City of Longview Homeless Resource Day 2022

City of Longview Homeless Resource Day 2022 By: Sabrina Fields The City of Longview hosted its annual Homeless Resource Day on Thursday, January 27, at the Longview Exhibit Building. Homeless Resource Day connects Longview’s unhoused population with resources and services to assist with basic needs such as shelter, food, and counseling. A variety of direct […]

The Future of America’s Rental Housing 2022

The Future of America’s Rental Housing 2022 By: Nick Thompson For the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University recently released America’s Rental Housing 2022 report. This report demonstrates the instability of the rental market in contrast with an inflated economy and continued pandemic.  […]

Together, We Are AmeriCorps

Together, We Are AmeriCorps Celebrating AmeriCorps Week, March 13 – 19 By: Lisa Albracht During AmeriCorps Week we recognize the millions of Americans who have chosen to serve their country through AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps Seniors and encourage more Americans to follow in their footsteps in service. THN would like to thank the following eight THN […]

The Safety Paradox:
Housing and Intimate Partner Violence During Covid-19

The Safety Paradox: Housing and Intimate Partner Violence During Covid-19 By: Michelle Kaiser Everyone in the world has experienced hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) have been especially impacted. Due to the stay-at-home orders and social distancing, people are stuck at home with their abusers. Those spending more […]

The First Pride Was a Riot

The First Pride Was a Riot By: Jacq Taylor As we wrap up celebrating a more traditional Pride season full of parties and parades after a year of staying at home, I want to highlight how last year’s Pride season returned to its roots with the Uprising for Black Lives. Folx were in the streets […]

The impact of Homelessness Awareness Day

The Impact of Homelessness Awareness Day We are thrilled with the success of our largest, and first-ever virtual, Homeless Awareness Day in the history of Texas Homeless Network (THN). Homelessness Awareness Day (HAD) is an advocacy day that aims to educate policymakers on homelessness and housing. With over 200 registered participants, we doubled in size […]

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