NYC’s Homeless Shelter Population Ballooned in 2022. How Will Leaders Address the Crisis This Year?
Thursday night, the same day Mayor Eric Adams unveiled a preliminary budget focused on “fiscal discipline” and two days after Gov. Kathy Hochul laid out her priorities for the year ahead in her State of the State speech, 70,525 people slept in a New York City Department of Homeless Services (DHS) shelter.
That number—which included 22,419 children—represents a record high that's climbed in recent months, up more than 51 percent since Adams took office at the start of 2022, according to daily data tracked by City Limits. "The increase in the shelter census, particularly in the second half of 2022, was staggering," said Jacquelyn Simone, former policy director at Coalition for the Homeless.
How should city and state lawmakers address the crisis in the year ahead? Read the story.
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PODCAST: ¿Qué cambió con las nuevas medidas del Título 42 anunciadas en enero de 2023? El pasado 5 de enero, el Presidente Joe Biden anunció una nueva estrategia de gestión de la migración en la frontera sur del país que contiene nuevas medidas tanto para la admisión al país, como para la expulsión del mismo. Leer el artículo.
Opinions & Analysis
Opinion: Hochul’s Affordable Development Plan Can Transform NY Housing “New York finally has a big, bold, and brave plan to really make the state affordable. It will attack the lack of housing supply, the inequitable distribution of housing, and the reticence of some local leaders to do their part.”Read the story.
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Social Work Positions at Brooklyn Community Services
BCS strengthens communities by fostering the educational success of children, the leadership development of youth, the employment and housing stability of adults, the advancement of individuals living with disabilities, and the empowerment of seniors and families. The organization will host a career fair on Jan. 19 to help fill several open social worker roles.
Emergency Grants Associate at MADRE
MADRE is an international women's human rights organization and feminist fund that partners with community-based women's groups in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East who face war and humanitarian disasters. The Emergency Grants Associate will provide rapid response funding and other support to frontline women human rights defenders (WHRDs) and local partner organizations under threat or attack because of their work to promote and protect human rights.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Grantmaking and Partnerships, the Associate Director of Grantmaking will be part of the Grantmaking and Partnerships team. It will lead all aspects of our long-term intersectional feminist grant-making by supporting existing partners, identifying new partners, recommending strategy and grant amounts, and collaborating with other members of the Grantmaking and Partnerships team to incorporate an intentional decolonizing philanthropic lens across all our work.