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10.26.20

Some have asked if a strategic commitment to racial equity is a departure from our mission. I last fielded inquiries like this three years ago when the agency pledged to build housing for those we serve. The questions are interrelated, the answers the same: Racial equity, like affordable housing, is a fulfillment of our mission. We’ll never end homelessness without achieving both.

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10.26.20

Even before COVID-19, the families served by Baltimore City Public Schools had to contend with their children lacking even the most basic protections, like heat and air conditioning. In this deeply underfunded district, where 77% of students are Black, virtual learning hits families without stable homes hardest.

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10.01.20

By Kevin Lindamood, President & CEO

I don’t want to return to the world that we knew before COVID-19.

I can’t turn away from what this pandemic has revealed about us: White Americans benefit at the cost of everyone else. It is plain to see in the number of Black lives lost to poverty and homelessness.

Will you join me in solving this societal disgrace?

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09.09.20

Does exercise and fitness look different for you in the midst of COVID-19?

We reached out to past Rock Your Socks 5K attendees and clients, Yogi Albert, Maggie Shearin and Daryl Fraiser, to see what’s changed and get their advice on staying active. 

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09.08.20

Homelessness is not permanent. Together, we're making progress and providing care and support that changes lives every day.

Find out more in our 2019 Annual Report! 

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08.17.20

Meet our new Chief Behavioral Health Officer

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08.14.20

Q&A with Pediatric Social Worker Debbie Wilcox

Both Baltimore City and Baltimore County schools are starting with distance learning this fall, and parents everywhere are scrambling to figure out what it means to have their kids at home all day.

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07.23.20

Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC) members Julia Kohler and Rachel Larson spent the last year volunteering at Health Care for the Homeless as part of our Engagement and Communications Departments respectively. As they wrap up their time in Baltimore, including five months teleworking from the LVC house in Hampden, we asked them to reflect on the service year.

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07.23.20

In June, 170 people joined our inaugural Community of Practice conversation Addressing Racial Inequities in Health Care. As you read through the questions we explored with our panelists, take a moment to reflect on your own answers.

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07.23.20

Have you made any changes during the pandemic that you’ll carry forward? For us, providing care over the phone to clients like Antonio Barnes has been a major breakthrough.

Before COVID-19, Antonio was a regular at our Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) group where he looked forward to therapy, Suboxone and peer support in facing over 20 years of depression and substance use.

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