Tag Archives: Santa Clara County California

Housing 1000 October Newsletter!

Housing 1000 October 2012 Newsletter Interview with Dr. Nancy Peña, Director of Mental Health, County of Santa Clara “It’s our job as fellow human beings to respectfully and with humility offer the help and hope that we might one day … Continue reading

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Housing 1000 July Newsletter!

Housing 1000 July 2012 Newsletter CHECK OUT OUR NEW VIDEO! Year One Update It’s hard to believe Housing 1000 is a year old this month. Twelve months ago, we didn’t even know this was possible. But your support this year … Continue reading

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Homeless cancer patient living in her car in San Jose

Many of you have already read about Giselle McDonald, homeless resident of San Jose and current cancer patient. The brave 74-year-old has been living in her car, even as she suffers from lymphoma and stomach cancer. The Mercury News article … Continue reading

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So what does Housing 1000 actually *do*?!

Hi, it’s Katherine the VISTA, here. I get this question a lot, whether explicitly or implicitly. People know Housing 1000’s goal is to end homelessness in Santa Clara County–but how? We’re not a shelter, we’re not a housing development, we’re … Continue reading

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Interview with Ky Le, Director of Homeless Systems for Santa Clara County

What could a polisci major at UC Davis, a veteran, and a former homeless shelter director have in common? Well, they all describe a single Housing 1000 team member–one whose interdisciplinary skills and insight are KEY to the success of … Continue reading

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