The SPARC initiative focuses on supporting communities to respond to the root causes of housing instability, risk for homelessness, and barriers to exiting homelessness for people of color.
Melissa Marrone, director of the Housing and Homeless Coalition of Central New York, describes how the initiative has changed the way organizations in Syracuse are engaging in the work to end homelessness. ... See MoreSee Less
"Our focus, always, can be making sure there are safe places where people can go and adequate housing. But while we're working on that, there is nothing wrong with also doing what's possible to ensure everyone is treated humanely — and as humans."