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Community Matters - 01/05/19

January 5, 2019
From Left to Right: Host Len IaQunita, Rev. Dr. Susan Patterson-Sumwalt, Rev. Kathleen Gloff, Karen Kempinen, Member, CUSH Unsheltered Homeless Task Force

Host Len Iaquinta discusses Homelesness in Southeastern Wisconsin with Rev. Kathleen Gloff, Pres., Congregations United to Serve Humanity; Pastor, Somers Community UCC, Karen Kempinen, Member, CUSH Unsheltered Homeless Task Force; Co-Director, Empower Uptown (Kenosha); Coordinating Comm. Member, Wis. Poor People's Campaign, and Rev. Dr. Susan Patterson-Sumwalt, Member CUSH UHTF, Sr. Pastor ,First United Methodist Church of Kenosha. 

 

Online learning resources referenced: 

Rockford, Ill. Veterans http://rrstar.com/news/20151215/rockford-lauded-for-ending-homelessness-among-veterans.  

Affordable housing needs community discussion http://www.kenoshanews.com/news/local/uw-extension-housing-concerns-a-major-issue-in-community/article_49efe2e6-44df-593e-a7ce-bdfb860a017c.html.  

Job Growth Found to be No Cure for A Community’s Poverty https://apnews.com/20c455e8126b41b99a721d2c20cd5373.  

Another approach to the issue https://www.community.solutions/what-we-do/built-for-zero.  

Out of Reach—National Low Income Housing Coalition https://nlihc.org/oor.  

Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed (ALICE) report, United Way of Wis. https://www.unitedwayalice.org/wisconsin

Wis. Interagency Council on Homelessness 2018 Report & Action Plan, Exec. Summary https://doa.wi.gov/Documents/Executive%20Summary_WICH%20Statewide%20Plan.pdf.  

Full report at https://doa.wi.gov/Documents/A%20Hand%20and%20a%20Home_WICH%20Statewide%20Plan.pdf.

 

 

 

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