Our work centers on the belief that homelessness is a solvable problem and that powerful ideas linked to collaborative networks can solve urgent, complex and costly community challenges.
New York City Sometimes the hospital becomes a home.Imagine being on the street with asthma, diabetes, an addiction to alcohol or cocaine. You’re sick and can’t take care of yourself. And you have no home base to recover and rest. So, the Emergency Room or a hospital room becomes, at least for a short while, the only place you get fed, get your medicine and get people to pay attention or care.
New York It’s an unlikely alliance: the former NBA player working to fix his troubled neighborhood and the young woman wielding flow charts on how to get there. Greg Jackson and Corinne LeTourneau are part of the Brownsville Partnership (BP), a multi-agency collaborative launched in 2008 to prevent families in this Brooklyn public housing neighborhood from losing their homes. Today, the Partnership is preventing homelessness by strengthening a whole community.