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Update on Safety Nets for Students and Families Project + Grant deadlines

We are excited to share information on 5 planned December events as part of the Safety Nets for Students and Families project and an update on the grant deadlines. All updated project information can always be found HERE. Grant Deadlines:  Apply soon!  We are reviewing …

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Texas SOAR Program – VISTA Update

Hi! My name is Melina Lasater and I’m the VISTA SOAR State Coordinator here at THN. My goal for my volunteer year is to establish a stronger SOAR community and to implement SOAR in new communities throughout the state. Since …

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Our Homes, Our Voices May 1-8, 2018

 LIFT YOUR VOICE TO PROTECT OUR HOMES AND COMMUNITIES  Join advocates from across the country in calling for greater investments in affordable homes and in our communities.  Mark your calendar: Monday, May 7th – National Call-In Day Tuesday, May 8th – Tweet Storm Join one …

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Lisa’s VISTA Experience

By Lisa Sewell My VISTA assignment was to help the Texarkana Homeless Coalition implement a coordinated entry (CE) system mandated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Coordinated entry is a process that prioritizes the most vulnerable homeless people for housing. My first …

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