Chazen’s ‘Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home’ creates awareness, opens dialogue around housing insecurity

Millions of people around the world lack access to shelter and refuge. Each year in Madison, over 3,500 people experience homelessness, according to Porchlight, a local organization that strives to reduce homelessness in Dane County by providing shelter, affordable housing and supportive services.

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Continue reading Chazen’s ‘Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home’ creates awareness, opens dialogue around housing insecurity

Homelessness advocates hope city government can do more to help those in need

While taking a walk around the UW-Madison campus and surrounding areas, it is difficult not to stumble upon stark reminders of the city’s homelessness issue. Library Mall, sections of State Street and other portions of the city have gained reputations as gathering areas for Madison’s homeless population. Continue reading Homelessness advocates hope city government can do more to help those in need