“The government certainly has a role to play when it comes to homelessness. . .There are definitely historical policies that were created to make it harder for people of color to own their homes, to live in affordable communities near public transportation. . . For those of us who are doing the work today, we’re not waiting for the government to come-up with the “grand solution.” However, the things we know that work… We need the government to play a role in that. We need them alongside us.”
Keys to the City
I think that attitude of collaboration and continuous learning is very important.
Episode 9: Race & Homelessness This series was created to continue Mike McQuaid’s mission to end homelessness here in the Valley. McQuaid believed the problem
“A lot of executives, and a lot of people in general don’t know how to get involved. . . They’re timid about getting involved. If we just get them involved, if they just jump in the pool and start looking around, and swimming around they’ll say “OK this is how this works.'”