Coalition for the Homeless Celebrates 7th Anniversary of Homeless Court

Feb 15, 2013  |  at 4:04 pm  |  by Erol Fetahagic

Share this post:Coalition for the Homeless of Houston and Harris County celebrates 7 years of its impactful program, Homeless Court (HC), which assists homeless defendants who wish to resolve outstanding misdemeanor offenses and warrants. Held during special sessions within the

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Covenant House volunteers help count homeless peers

Feb 05, 2013  |  at 9:26 am  |  by Erol Fetahagic

Share this post:February 3, 2013 – Houston Chronicle http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Covenant-House-volunteers-help-count-homeless-4247706.php

City’s new homeless czar optimistic about efforts

Feb 05, 2013  |  at 9:19 am  |  by Erol Fetahagic

Share this post:February 3, 2013 – Houston Chronicle “Mayor Annise Parker last week appointed the city’s first special assistant to the mayor for homeless initiatives, Mandy Chapman Semple. A Montana native who has worked in Houston since 2010, Semple is

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Preconceived notions tested against reality

Feb 04, 2013  |  at 2:29 pm  |  by Erol Fetahagic

Share this post:From a 2013 Homeless Point-In-Time Count volunteer: “Until today, I had never actually had a conversation with a homeless person. I’ve brushed off many with a curt ‘no I can’t help you’ or ‘don’t have any change’. And that

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