November 5, 2019. CountOnNews2.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- Hundreds of community members attend the Charleston Area Justice Ministry’s 2019 Community Problems assembly to discuss issues in the Charleston area.
CAJM is a faith-based organization comprised of many different Christian, Jewish, and Unitarian members. Their mission is to “come together to make the Charleston area a more just place to live, work, and do business.”
Tonight’s assembly addressed four different areas in the community that CAJM feels need attention: Education, Policing, Housing and Transportation.
October 29, 2019. WLKY.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Hundreds of leaders from around the community gathered to hear from top city officials on the progress being made around four key issues.
Citizens of Louisville Organized and United Together, or CLOUT, first met in March when officials committed to changes in schools, housing, addiction treatment and care for seniors.
The Louisville Metro Police Department Chief Steve Conrad spoke Tuesday about his department’s deescalation procedures.
July 24, 2019. WUSF NEWS
Hillsborough County Board Commissioners held a public hearing last week about a proposed budget allocation for affordable housing.
April, the commission directed the County Attorney’s Office to draft an
ordinance for an affordable housing trust fund in an amount of $10
million a year.
There is a remainder of a $5 million budget that
will be added onto the new budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year,
according to the commissioners.
June 3, 2019. WIBW
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Topeka JUMP raised its voice Monday night to advocate for people struggling to find low-income housing.
Before its celebration to thank members for their work, the
organization emphasized the importance of city support for a low income
May 14, 2019. The Columbus Dispatch.
Partway into the Rev. Charles Leister’s recitation on the parable of the wheat and the tares, the Franklin County commissioners had had enough.
Leister, senior pastor of the New Beginning Christian
Center, spoke during the commissioners meeting Tuesday as co-president
of the interfaith group BREAD, which stands for “Building
Responsibility, Equality and Dignity.” For months, members have appeared
regularly before the commissioners and the Columbus City Council to
urge more funding for affordable housing.
On Tuesday, Leister used
his three minutes of public comment time to voice his disappointment
that the commissioners did not attend a recent BREAD event.