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New Coalition, ‘Campaign for Postal Banking,’ Launches with Strong Support from Financial Reform Groups and Labor Unions

Expanding Low-Cost Financial Services through the United States Postal Service is a Way to Put More Money into the Pockets of Low-Wage Workers and to Provide Banking to Americans in Rural and Urban Areas with Few Banking Options United for a Fair Economy, One of the Coalition’s Founding Members, Releases New Report On Martin Luther [...]

February 6, 2015 humboldtedge.com FrontPage, News 0
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Lawsuit Charges that Sacramento County’s Anti-Panhandling Ordinance is Unconstitutional

This is an article from last year but still very much relevant to Humboldt County today. Ordinance Violates Free Speech Rights of County’s Most Vulnerable Media Contact: (415) 621-2493 (press@aclunc.org) SACRAMENTO – The ACLU of Northern California and the Law Office of Mark E. Merin today charged that an ordinance adopted in May by the [...]

January 21, 2015 humboldtedge.com Content, FrontPage Comments Off on Lawsuit Charges that Sacramento County’s Anti-Panhandling Ordinance is Unconstitutional
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Homeless Bill of Rights – Day of Action

In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the weekend commemorating his contributions to the Civil Rights movement, members of the Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP) are holding days of action in support of the civil and human rights of homeless people. WRAP’s days of action will highlight and push for the passage [...]

January 15, 2015 humboldtedge.com FrontPage Comments Off on Homeless Bill of Rights – Day of Action
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Volunteers Needed – Point in Time Count of Homeless

The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night in January. HUD requires that Continuums of Care conduct an annual count of homeless persons who are sheltered in emergency shelter, transitional housing, and Safe Havens on a single night. Continuums of Care also must conduct a count [...]

January 6, 2015 humboldtedge.com FrontPage, News Comments Off on Volunteers Needed – Point in Time Count of Homeless
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What’s next for the Westside?

The Westside Community Improvement Association is holding a meeting to determine “What’s Next?” for the Jefferson Project. They have been hard at work brainstorming paths for the future and want your thoughts and your ideas. The meeting is being held on Thursday January 8th of course at the Jefferson Community Center located at 1000 B [...]

January 5, 2015 humboldtedge.com Content, FrontPage Comments Off on What’s next for the Westside?
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Vote unanimous on motion to further explore tiny home villages and rapid re-housing for the homeless

by Stephen Smith Eureka’s City Council held a special session on December 16, 2014 prior to their regular meeting to discuss homeless housing. Staff presentations were given by City Manager Greg Sparks, Deputy Public Works Director Miles Slattery, Police Chief Andrew Mills, Community Development Director Rob Holmlund, Director of Health and Human Services Phillip Crandall [...]

December 17, 2014 humboldtedge.com Content, FrontPage Comments Off on Vote unanimous on motion to further explore tiny home villages and rapid re-housing for the homeless

Tiny Village Roadmap

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December 11, 2014 humboldtedge.com Content Comments Off on Tiny Village Roadmap
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Humboldt Edge 2014/2015 December/January Edition

The latest Edition of the Humboldt Edge is on the streets. You can find your digital copy here: http://www.humboldtedge.com/editions/ [...]

December 1, 2014 humboldtedge.com Content, Edition Release 0
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KMUD – AHHA Interview on Andrew Heben Community Forum on Affordable Homeless Housing Alternatives

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November 13, 2014 humboldtedge.com Content, FrontPage Comments Off on KMUD – AHHA Interview on Andrew Heben Community Forum on Affordable Homeless Housing Alternatives

Nina’s prophetic words

A voice of a houseless mother By Nina Selassie Genna Nina Selassie Genna and her three children stand with Debra Carey. Nina is a Rastafarian mom living in California’s Southern Humboldt County who uses heart and hand daily delivering joy and strength to all living things. She has a positive outcome behind every action and [...]

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