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Interview with Greg Shinn, Associate Director of the Mental Health Association in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Gregory A. Shinn, MSW, is the Associate Director of the Mental Health Association in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  His organization is part of the 2.5% percent club of 100,000 Homes Campaigns that are on track to ending homelessness in their communities within four years.  As … Continue reading

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Interview with Mark, a Housing 1000 Client

Meet Mark, a 56-year-old veteran and Housing 1000 client. I became homeless when my wife kicked me out of the house. At the time I was deep into gambling. I’m bipolar, and people who have bipolar disorder are more likely … Continue reading

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Interview with Kevin Zwick, Executive Director of Housing Trust of Santa Clara County

Kevin Zwick now leads Housing Trust of Santa Clara County, but his first job out of college was with Project Open Hand in Oakland. Project Open Hand provides food for folks with HIV and critically ill clients, including many homeless … Continue reading

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Interview with Katherine Erickson, AmeriCorps VISTA

For the past year, Katherine Erickson spent her AmeriCorps VISTA year of service working on Housing 1000. The Housing 1000 Team is incredibly grateful for all of her contributions to our campaign. Thanks to Katherine we have this blog, a … Continue reading

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Interview with Mark Walker, Managing Director of Global Community Affairs at Applied Materials and Chair of the Destination: Home Leadership Board

Mark Walker is the Managing Director of Global Community Affairs at Applied Materials and the Chair of the Destination: Home Leadership Board. Applied Materials is working to microfinance solar power for schools in India, as well as to end homelessness … Continue reading

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NEW VIDEO!

Thanks to the work of the awesome team over at C Sharp Video Productions, Housing 1000 has a new video to share with you! This video has some amazing, eye-opening shots of people living in creeks, and in other extreme … Continue reading

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Interview with Chris Richardson, Director of Program Operations with Downtown Streets Team

Chris Richardson is the Director of Program Operations with Downtown Streets Team, a partner of Housing 1000. Through Downtown Streets Team, homeless men and women are given the opportunity as “team members” to rebuild their lives through an innovative work-readiness … Continue reading

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