Advocate

The People Concern works to educate the broader community and improve public policy. We know that effective public policy is essential for developing sustainable solutions that have a lasting positive impact on our unhoused neighbors and our communities. YOU can influence political change by making your voice heard!

For questions regarding The People Concern’s advocacy work, please email policy@thepeopleconcern.org.

Policy Priorities

Expedite and expand access to Permanent Supportive Housing with wraparound services for residents. 

Achieve full cost reimbursement in government contracts and strengthen the Homeless Services Workforce.

Secure ongoing funding for Homelessness Prevention and Services, including for Survivors of Domestic Violence.

Read more about our 2024 Policy Agenda.

Learn about 2024 bills supported by The People Concern and track their status through the legislature.

Click here to see bills previously supported by The People Concern that passed into law!

Here are a few ways you can get involved today!

1. Join The People Concern’s Advocacy Alerts and receive opportunities to take actions to end homelessness and support survivors of domestic violence.

2. Become a social media advocate! Follow The People Concern on social media for timely advocacy opportunities. Let your elected officials know that you support more services and housing!

3. Volunteer with The People Concern.

Stay informed

Familiarize yourself with the models and philosophies that guide the work of the most effective service providers including Housing First, Harm Reduction and Trauma-Informed Care.

 Learn who your local, state, and federal elected officials are to advocate for our most vulnerable neighbors.

Click around the National Alliance to End Homelessness’ website. They cover everything you need to know to understand the current crisis and the policy changes that would end it.

Review LAHSA’s 2022 Homeless Count Results.