In Episode 7, Jon Ehlinger, President of Garcia Family Foundation, talks about the roles that data and systems play in the mission to end homelessness in our community. Then Jerry Hirsch, Chairman of the Lodestar Foundation talks about the importance of collaboration amongst service providers and how the Human Services Campus has been a successful model that has been duplicated by other cities around the nation. Jerry also helps explain the differences between homelessness and poverty.
Also, with the searing heat around the corner, we explore what that really means for people who don't have a home. There’s a popular belief that many people experiencing homelessness leave town – but is that true? Our expert, Amy Schwabenlender breaks down the facts in the latest edition of McQuaid Mission Mythbusters and answers a question from the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in our Leader to Leader segment.