Jun. 26, 2018—Student-athlete Mo Hasan has started a nonprofit based in Miami called Second Spoon, which distributes unused food from local restaurants to local individuals suffering from hunger.
Sep. 2, 2016—Wednesday is clinic day for Vanderbilt psychiatrist Sheryl Fleisch, M.D. The day is packed with patients, many with multiple physical and mental issues. Fleisch is dressed in jeans, a long-sleeved Vanderbilt T-shirt and a fleece jacket. She wears hiking shoes and carries a heavy backpack. There’s no white coat. No sterile hallway. No exam room....
Sep. 9, 2015—Cara Robinson, assistant professor in urban studies at Tennessee State University, will present a summary of her research and recommendations for future homeless housing initiatives from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Sept. 11 at the Hadley Park Community Center.
Aug. 28, 2015—Housing vouchers work best, but landlords often are unwilling to accept them in Nashville's strong rental market.
Aug. 17, 2015—Vanderbilt researcher Marybeth Shinn will discuss the Family Options Study, an 18-month evaluation of federal homeless housing programs.
Aug. 12, 2015—Nashville's homeless services community is invited to participate in a discussion of important new findings that could have policy implications close to home.
Aug. 11, 2015—Vanderbilt University researcher Marybeth Shinn has studied homelessness interventions and policy for more than 30 years.
Jul. 7, 2015—A new HUD study conducted in partnership with Vanderbilt found that housing choice vouchers were more effective for homeless families than other options.
Feb. 7, 2014—If you’ve ever spent time in a major city, chances are you’ve come face-to-face with someone who is experiencing homelessness. Most people might walk straight past these individuals. Some might give a dollar or two. But for the average pedestrian, anything more than a small handout is too tall an order. Then there’s senior Whitley...
Dec. 17, 2013—Peabody College's seven-year study of low-income New York City families revealed that applicants statistically at the highest risk for becoming homeless were often passed over for services in favor of more “worthy” applicants.