Gimme Shelter: Why is Homeless Policy So Disconnected from the Daily Struggle of People Trying to Find a Place to Stay?

Gimme Shelter: Homeless PolicyNovember 13, 2013 – Segment 2

We examine the dichotomy between homeless policy and the actual struggle facing homeless persons on a daily basis. Our guests include:

  • Edward Ericson Jr., staff writer for the Baltimore City Paper, whose article “Gimme Shelter” is featured this week;
  • Adam Schneider, Director of Community Relations, Health Care for the Homeless, Inc.;
  • Kate Briddell, Director of the Homeless Services Program, Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Human Services;
  • and Adrienne Breidenstine, Director of The Journey HomeBaltimore’s Homeless Plan.


Written by Marc Steiner

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