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Justice & Advocacy - an affiliate website of The Lehigh Conference of Churches

J&A Fall Workshop
A Modest Dream: A Place to Call Home
October 20, 2012

J&A Fall Workshop
Sept. 26, 2009

Justice and Advocacy Resource Links

Affordable Housing and Homelessness

Lehigh Valley / Pennsylvania

Church Resources

  • Presbyterian Network to End Homelessness
  • “Homeless in the United States”
    A United Methodist Resolution on Homelessness —
    background information and recommendations for church advocacy

Housing First Model for Homelessness/Mental Illness

NPR Series – Ending Homelessness in American Cities

Social Service, Education, and Advocacy for Homeless People

  • Pennsylvania Homeless Children’s Initiative
  • Interfaith Hospitality Network
    National program to help churches provide emergency shelter for homeless people

    • Just Neighbors
      Resources for education and advocacy on poverty and homelessness
  • “100,000 Homes” campaign to provide housing for the homeless in major US cities.

Research Papers on Homelessness

  • Rearranging the Deck Chairs or Reallocating the Lifeboats?: Homelessness Assistance and Its Alternatives, by Dennis P. Culhane and Stephen Metraux
    [Abstract] [Full Text (pdf) ]
  • The Cost of Homelessness: A Perspective from the United States, by Dennis P. Culhane
    [Abstract] [Full Text (pdf) ]
  • Other Papers on Homelessness
Last updated June 29th, 2012.