Want to be a part of CT’s annual Point In Time Count?

Every year, states that receive federal aid conduct a census of people who are homeless in their state. Connecticut’s census — a Point In Time count — is scheduled for Jan. 24, and volunteers are needed. This is an awesome way to learn more about homelessness, and you’ll be conducting an important task in the …

An educated Black woman writes an open letter to the Republican candidate for pres.

And it’s a good one. We are not poor and dumb, writes Areva Martin: According to the National Center of Education Statistics/U.S. Census, more than half of all black women, specifically¬†between the ages of 18 and 24, are enrolled in college, and black women overall outpace other race and gender groups in terms of college …

It’s here. The PIT count.

This week marks Connecticut’s rescheduled Point-In-Time count, the census of our homeless population to see who’s out and who’s in. Beaucoup volunteers have signed up to help count, and to administer a different kind of census, a tool that essentially grades people based on their needs, and their vulnerability (it has a long name, but …

What can I do about homelessness?

Homelessness can seem like such a complex issue that there’s no going around or through it. But let me boil it down for you: The answer to ignorance is education. The answer to hunger is food. The answer to homelessness is homes. And while you may be moved to write a check or support a …