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Letters: Housing is Not Enough

by Ron Mitchell 07-10-2015

While Verena Radulovic’s “‘They Saved My Life’” (June 2015) tells a positive story about one woman moving out of homelessness, it doesn’t engage the issue of homelessness from a Christian perspective. Many faith-based programs working with people who are homeless are doing excellent work. For years, I directed a rehabilitative shelter program in New York. Many of us on staff found the Housing First model inadequate. The program seemed driven by statistical outcomes.

Why Kosovo and not Sierra Leone?

by Ron Mitchell 07-01-1999
"They're poor. They're black. And they have no oil."