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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 step was to do a needs assessment by speaking to an executive director of a nonprofit[…]

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