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Nashville: The Homeless Plan

 The Contributor - USA 04 March 2013

With less than three years remaining before Metro Nashville’s 10-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness reaches its deadline, people experiencing homelessness continue to die on city streets. (2442 Words) - By Jesse Call

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Homeless advocates and community members gather in Church Street Park on January 18 to memorialize Jimmy Fulmer, who died on the steps of an East Nashville church in early January. Demonstrators, including the new director and members of the Metro Homelessness Commission, carried a symbolic casket, chanted, sang and marched to the Commission meeting to call attention to the need for more affordable housing. Photo: Alvine

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Will Connelly, the new director of the Metropolitan Homelessness Commission, outlines his plans at a January 18 Commission meeting for organizing a group of people committed to identifying existing affordable housing and moving people into it. Photo: Alvine


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