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“They’re Not From Here”: Homelessness in Mid-Sized Cities

“My survival strategy is to stay unnoticed.” (Lived expert)

Homelessness is not new across all types of communities, but its visibility in mid-size cities is. The pressure on those cities to act quickly has come up against their ability to adapt to the changing needs of the community and to respond in a way that leads to long-term stability and equity for all.


How to Write a Great Policy Brief

So, you’ve decided to write a policy brief but are left thinking, “where do I begin?”. Policy briefs are helpful tools for ensuring that your research has the most impact. They shape opinions and influence decision-makers to change the way that they approach an issue. Policy briefs can be particularly helpful when approaching a complex issue like homelessness, where changes tend to happen more slowly.