Oregonian article and ways to follow up…

In today’s Oregonian Street Roots outlines different ways our region can move forward on homelessness.

Here are some ways you can follow up on the article.

Currently, Portland and many communities around the state are asked to end homelessness under the auspices of federally mandated programs with few dollars in tow. The first step is to assure passage of the National Housing Trust Fund, which would inject more than $1 billion into helping local communities.

Sign on to a letter today, and make your voice heard.

At the state level, the Housing Alliance (of Oregon) is working on an in-depth housing agenda in Salem. You can sign up to be on their newsletter and RSVP to take part in a lobby day taking place on February 14. Go here for more information.

Locally, stay tuned. Street Roots will be outlining up and coming advocacy actions and ways to be involved throughout 2011.

Posted by Israel Bayer

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