Tags homelessness

App for the homeless aims to curb addiction, incarceration

by • 1 year ago

Researchers in Oklahoma City will spend five years studying how a specialized mobile app can influence behavior among one of society's most challenged groups.

Homelessness mapping and management tool pilots in West Sacramento

by • 1 year ago

The city is testing a new geospatial and analytics platform that provides a richer view of people living on the street, with the potential for further integration into assistance programs.

Houston looks to hack homelessness with civic tech solution

by • 2 years ago

The mayor's office is interested in developing a digital tool that encourages citizen donations to charities that can provide long-term solutions for homeless residents.

Solving homelessness is complicated, two mayors agree

by • 2 years ago

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee detailed their ongoing shelter programs and the instituational challenges that stand between their cities and a shared goal to end one of society's most complicated problems.

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