Part of strengthening our community includes educating and providing resources around poverty and homelessness. Below you will find resources created by Hope Partnership to better your understanding around the causes, solutions, and misconceptions around the poverty and homelessness. We invite you to learn more and explore the resources below.
You likely already have a picture in your mind about who in your community does not have a safe place to call home, but the answer to that question might be more complex than you think. In this video, we will quickly name and break down these different groups.
When we talk about the causes of poverty, it can easily become a conversation about harmful choices that individuals make. But we also need to consider the systems and structures that work against people.
Let’s talk about some ideas that are generally accepted to be true about poverty and why people don’t have a safe place to call home - even though they aren’t.
Everyone deserves a safe place to call home. Sadly, in our community and yours, everyone does not. We’ve addressed some populations that are affected by poverty and homelessness, identified some of the common factors that destabilize people, and debunked a few myths. In this video, we’d like to teach you what our neighbors have taught us.