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Grassroots organizing is connecting supporters with policy makers in their own district, neighborhood and community – to advocate for better policy on issues effecting poor people and people experiencing homelessness in New York City. It’s the most effective advocacy of all.  

CFH in the NY Times

05/31/17 Letter to the Editor

02/01/17 Letter to the Editor

03/30/14 Letter to the Editor

12/10/13 Letter to the Editor

10/02/13 Letter to the Editor

9/23/13 Letter to the Editor

5/6/13 Letter to the Editor

2/24/13 Letter to the Editor

12/11/12 Leter to the Editor

Opioid Crisis Driving Record Number of Deaths Among City’s Homeless, Report Finds


CFH Executive Director speaks to Politico about the growing number of homeless deaths in New York City. Read more here.

Gone But Not Forgotten: Do-Gooders Host Winter-Solstice Vigil at Fort Greene University for City's Deceased Homeless


Brooklyn Paper publishes a photo gallery with photos from CFH's 2017 Homeless Persons' Memorial Day. Click here to view the gallery.

In 2017, Violence and Injustice Killed at Least 188 Homeless New Yorkers


Global Citizen commemorates the lives lost while unstably housed in New York City in 2017. Read more here.

Nearly 200 Homeless Men and Women Who Died in New York City Remembered at Memorial Service


Jay Dow, Pix 11 reports from 2017 Homeless Persons' Memorial Day; interviews CFH Executive Director, George Nashak and CAB member, Calvin Alston. Watch the full story here.

Homeless People Who Died This Year to be Recognized at Memorial Service


AMNY announces the 2017 Homeless Persons Memorial Day Service to be held at LIU Brooklyn Campus. Read more here.

CFH Policy Director Testifies before City Council 


Jeff Foreman joins advocates in testifying about the cities need to obtain information and increase services for the Runaway and Homeless Youth population in NYCRead testimony here.

OPINION: New York needs to take homelessness solutions into its own hands; here's how 


In this Brooklyn Daily Eagle article, CFH Policy Director, Jeff Foreman, Dr. Helisse Levine and Dr. Edgar Troudt, both of LIU Brooklyn discuss the necessary steps New York City needs to take to end homelessness.

'We Could End Family Homelessness' 


The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness reported over 140,000 New York City school students expierenced homelessness over the past six years. Care For the Homeless Policy Director Jeff Foreman discusses the statistics in this New York Nonprofit Media article: Read the article here.

'Did Street Homelessmess in New York City Really Just Increase by Nearly 40%' 


Is the number of people homeless on New York City streets skyrocketing? Care For the Homeless Policy Director Jeff Foreman discusses the statistics in this Gotham Gazette article: Read the article here.

'CityViews: Election '17 Shouldn't Be Another Campaign That Doesn't Talk About Ending Homelessness' 


Care For the Homeless Policy Director Jeff Foreman discusses the lack of New York City mayoral that discuss the issue of homelessness. Read more here.

'Advocates Hope for Last minute Homelessness Push' 


City and State highlights the Care For the Homeless Policy Forum on Preventing and Ending Homelessness Read more here.

'Letitia James Calls on Albany to 'Step Up' and Help the City Fight Homelessness' 


NYC Public Advocate, Letitia James said Albany needs to take "bold and brave steps" in order to end homelessness at our Policy Forum on Preventing and Ending HomelessnessRead more here.

From Darkness to Light: Honoring Success and Resilience at the Summer Solstice


Care For the Homeless’ Policy Director Jeff Foreman and Policy Associate Nathalie Interiano, in partnership with the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, conducted a webinar about the Summer Solstice Success Celebration, an event that recognizes the incredible obstacles that people have overcome while homeless. Watch here.

CFH Policy Director Testifies before City Council


Jeff Foreman joins many other human service providers in testifying about the sector's need for significant across-the-board increase in funding. Read testimony here.

NYC Homelessness Crisis


 WNYURadio speaks about the homelessness crisis facing New York City, featuring Care For the Homeless Policy Director Jeff Foreman.  Listen here. 

'Homeless Immigrants Face Overwhelming Odds on NYC Streets'


Voice of America News about immigration and homelessness, includes Consumer Advisory Board members Philip Malebranche and Taje Singh. Read more here.

Report: Homeless New Yorkers Died In Record Numbers Last Year


Gothamist article about homeless deaths in 2016. Read more here.

Remembering The Homeless Who Died In 2016


Gothamist article covering Care For the Homeless' and Urban Pathways' Homelss Persons' Memorial Day. Read more here.

Manhattan Ceremony Honors 144 Homeless Who Died Over the Year


New York Daily News speaks about Homeless Persons' Memorial Day. Read more here.

Commemorating New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis Who Have Passed While Homeless In 2016


Harlem World Magazine covers Homeless Persons' Memorial Day. Read more here.

Observing Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day & Committing To End It


Op-ed in Gotham Gazette about Homeless Persons' Memorial Day. Read more here.

NYC Homeless Who Died this Year to be Remembered at Memorial 


am New York announces Homeless Persons' Memorial Day. Read more here.

When Trying to Survive While Homeless is Made Illegal 


Think Progress covers "Housing Not Handcuffs" New York City Campaign launch. Read more here. 

Housing Not Handcuffs


WMBC-TV news coverage of "Housing Not Handcuffs" Campaign launch. Watch here.

?Housing, Not Handcuffs, Is the Solution to Rising Homelessness


Op-ed in Gotham Gazette features an article by Care For the Homeless Policy Director Jeff Foreman and Urban Pathways' Policy Director Nicole Bramstedt. Read more here.

AM 970 and Care For the Homeless: Homelessness Segment


The Answer's Frank Morano interviews Care For the Homeless Policy Diretor Jeff Foreman and Consumer Advisory Board member Philip Malebranche. Listen here. 

Summer Solstice Success Celebration 


Care For the Homeless' Summer Sosltice Success Celebration video by Fintan Mason featuring Human Resources Administration Commissioner Steven Banks.The event is held on the longest day of the year to celebrates housing, healthcare and advoacy successes of current or formerly homeless New Yorkers. Watch here. 

Obama's Ambitious Homelessness Plan is Totally Doomed, Totally Doable


City Limits features an article by Care For the Homeless Policy Director Jeff Foreman about the possibility of ending homelessness. Read more here. 

Homelessness Crisis Isn’t Coming, It’s Here, And We Have a Plan to End It


The Gotham Gazette features an article by Care For the Homeless Policy Director Jeff Foreman on ways to fight, prevent and end homelessness. Want to be a CFH Homeless Advocate? Email Jeff Foreman at Read more here.

Incentivizing bank responsiveness to underserved communities?


Read more here.

How many hours do you need to work to rent an apartment?


Read more here.

Renewing our Historic commitment to fight homelessness with public housing 


Read more here.

CFH client and Policy Director Testify Before City Council

Read the whole CFH testimony to Council here.

Fighting for Vital Programs for People Experiencing Homelessness

 Read our special report including how you can help.

Hate Crimes Against Homeless People

To read Executive Director Bobby Watts' correspondence to New York State Senator Neil Breslin, click HERE.

Cutting Programs to Prevent and End Homelessness is Not a Solution

To read Executive Director Bobby Watts' correspondence to United States Senator Kristen Gillibrand, click HERE.

Housing for the Homeless IS Health Care

To read Executive Director Bobby Watts' address from Homeless Memorial Day 2012, click HERE.

But We Actually Do Know How to Address Homeless Issues.

Read Bobby Watts testimony to City Council here.  

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