Addressing homelessness in Columbus and across the country
The homelessness problem in America, according to The New York Times, has the makings of an acute crisis. Shelters across the country are seeing a surge in people needing help.
Here in Columbus a homeless camp on the city’s East Side is facing eviction at the end of the month. We’ll look at what’s compounding the homeless crisis in America and what’s being done to alleviate the problem.
- Donald H. Whitehead Jr., executive director for the National Coalition for the Homeless
- Amy Riegel, executive director for the Coalition on Homeless and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO)
- Emerald Hernandez-Parra, assistant director of special projects for the Columbus Development Department
- Elizabeth Blackburn, community organizer for FIRST Collective
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