Blog

The People Concern is ​at the forefront of ending homelessness and domestic violence in Los Angeles County. We are dedicated to building a ​more equitable community ​so that all of our neighbors can be housed, healthy and safe. Education, advocacy and community dialogue are crucial to our work. Our blog takes a deeper dive into ​social justice and policy topics as they relate to homelessness and ​domestic violence and provides educational resources, a behind the scenes look into the work that we do and a space for open communication.

Health, Housing + Justice
Health, Housing + Justice

As part of their Health + Justice series, Venice Family Clinic (VFC) hosted a virtual panel to discuss the intersection of health, housing and justice. Moderator Carla Hall from the Los Angeles Times was joined by The People Concern CEO John Maceri, VFC’s Elizabeth...

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The Homeless Front: Where Are We Now?
The Homeless Front: Where Are We Now?

The People Concern CEO John Maceri and LAHSA Executive Director Heidi Marston joined the Pacific Palisades Taskforce on Homelessness (PPTFH) Community Meeting to discuss the results of the 2020 point in time homelessness count, ensuring racial equity in homelessness...

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The People Concern’s Dear Neighbor Virtual Celebration
The People Concern’s Dear Neighbor Virtual Celebration

During these unprecedented times, The People Concern has risen to the challenge to adapt our services and work protocols to maintain the safety and mental wellbeing of our staff and program participants. Under the same concept, we took an innovative path and hosted...

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A Look Inside Project Roomkey
A Look Inside Project Roomkey

The People Concern is proud to be involved in Project Roomkey (PRK) as it is our priority to ensure the health and safety of those we serve. PRK, is a joint effort between the state, county, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which aims to move...

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Angelenos Demand Justice
Angelenos Demand Justice

This past weekend, angry and fed-up Angelenos risked their health and the health of their loved ones and took to the streets of Downtown LA to demand justice for George Floyd. On May 25, George Floyd, a 46-year-old, unarmed, black man was murdered by four Minneapolis...

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The Impact Your Support has on our Neighbors during COVID-19
The Impact Your Support has on our Neighbors during COVID-19

The People Concern CEO John Maceri led a live webinar educating our supporters on measures The People Concern is taking to address COVID-19.  “Last week the agency implemented an Emergency Work from Home Protocol. We have divided our tasks into essential services for...

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The Intersection of Womanhood and Homelessness
The Intersection of Womanhood and Homelessness

National Women’s History Month originates from the very first “International Women’s Day” in 1911. In 1987, Congress designated the entire month of March “Women’s History Month”. National Women’s History Month is a time to honor women’s contribution to American...

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