Kevin Nye is a writer and advocate for the unhoused living in Minneapolis. His first book, Grace Can Lead Us Home: A Christian Call to End Homelessness, was released in August 2022.
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Too Many Christians Are Fighting Homelessness the Wrong Way
What’s the most important intervention to assist someone who is experiencing homelessness?
If you said “housing,” then you’d be aligned with the overwhelming consensus of experts. Those who research and study homelessness, people leading nonprofits, service providers, and most importantly, people who have themselves experienced homelessness believe that housing is the bedrock that allows people to rebuild their lives. This approach is called “housing first” because of its emphasis on the following philosophy: Begin with a stable, permanent place to live and then surround people with services. This approach is what helps people resolve their homelessness for good.
Woe to You, Los Angeles
When it was announced that Super Bowl LVI would be held in Los Angeles, advocates for the unhoused in the city knew what would come next. We’ve seen it year in and year out.