Homelessness Solutions, Partnership and Hope

Tipping Point talks with Dariush Kayhan about the Moving On Initiative, one year in Over the last year, 136 people who had experienced homelessness now have a place to call home, thanks to a program called the Moving On Initiative. Initiated by the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH), Moving On is a partnership between &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/homelessness-solutions-partnership-and-hope">Continued</a>

Tipping Point Community Raises More than $15 Million at Annual Benefit to Fight Poverty in the Bay…

SAN FRANCISCO (May 4, 2018) — More than 1,000 people joined together for Tipping Point Community’s 12th annual Benefit last night, raising a total of more than $15 million, to support organizations fighting poverty in the Bay Area. The event, that explored connection through a theme of The Common Thread, is the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/tipping-point-community-raises-more-than-15-million-at-annual-benefit-to-fight-poverty-in-the-bay">Continued</a>

San Francisco Mayoral Front-Runners Unify Around Bold Goal to Reduce Homelessness

Tipping Point Community Secures Pledge from Leading Mayoral Candidates to Create 1,000 Homes in their First Year for Homeless San Franciscans SAN FRANCISCO (May 4, 2018) — Today, Tipping Point Community, a regional non-profit that works to break the cycle of poverty in the Bay Area, announced it has asked each of the candidates for mayor in &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/san-francisco-mayoral-front-runners-unify-around-bold-goal-to-reduce-homelessness">Continued</a>

We can turn the tide of youth homelessness in California — because we have to

Since 2015, the number of homeless youth living in California has risen 32% to a staggering 15,000 young people. These youth are five times more likely to experience homelessness as adults, and are concentrated in vulnerable communities: 1 in 10 Cal State students experienced homelessness in the last year alone. Latino/a youth are 33% more &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/we-can-turn-the-tide-of-youth-homelessness-in-california-because-we-have-to">Continued</a>

5 Tips for Talking with Your Child about Homelessness

Photo by Travis Jensen (@travisjensen) From Martha Ryan, Founder + Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program 2 in 5 families in the Bay Area cannot afford their basic needs. This reality is difficult to comprehend as adults, let alone broach the topic of such vast disparity with our children. How do we pass along our &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/5-tips-for-talking-with-your-child-about-homelessness">Continued</a>

Open Door Policy: An Expert’s Case for Preventing Youth Homelessness

Ivan, an SF State Guardian Scholars student. This program, which has been supported by Tipping Point since 2007, engages current and former foster youth to attain college degrees, stable housing and career path employment. Photo credit: Travis Jensen. Tipping Point has committed $100 million to reduce chronic homelessness in San Francisco. A core part of our &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/open-door-policy-an-experts-case-for-preventing-youth-homelessness">Continued</a>

Tipping Point Steps up with $100 Million Initiative to Reduce Chronic Homelessness by Half

Leading Poverty-Fighting Organization Makes Largest Philanthropic Contribution Ever To Address Homelessness In Partnership with City Contact: P.J. Johnston, (415) 260–8417 Nate Ballard, (415) 235–6283 Marisa Giller, (314) 630–4123 SAN FRANCISCO — Today, Tipping Point Community announced a first-of-its-kind effort to reduce chronic homelessness in San Francisco by half within five years. Tipping Point has set a goal &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/tipping-point-steps-up-with-100-million-initiative-to-reduce-chronic-homelessness-by-half">Continued</a>

Building momentum: Media and the fight against homelessness

On June 29th, Tipping Point announced our foray into public sector engagement, focusing first on addressing chronic homelessness. This decision coincided with the launch of the SF Homeless Project, a coordinated effort by 80 local media outlets to cover issues related to homelessness in the region. We caught up with Alex Briscoe, Managing Director of &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/building-momentum-media-and-the-fight-against-homelessness">Continued</a>

The Homelessness Problems We Have Created, We Must Fix

By Alex Briscoe, Managing Director of T Works at Tipping Point Community This article was originally published on June 30, 2016 by the San Francisco Chronicle. While the Bay Area has become the face of the new economy, it also has become the poster child for disparity and futile attempts to alleviate poverty in a &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/the-homelessness-problems-we-have-created-we-must-fix">Continued</a>

Tipping Point Launches T Works: Homelessness

New division will address chronic homelessness in San Francisco In an unprecedented effort to focus our attention as a community, today, more than 70 news outlets across our region are reporting on an issue that we know all too well: homelessness. In San Francisco, the face of the new economy, this epidemic couldn’t be more &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/tipping-point-launches-t-works-homelessness">Continued</a>