Addressing Poverty and Homelessness in 2019

There is no singular solution to addressing homelessness and poverty in our community, and there never will be. If there was a silver bullet to ending each circumstance that leads to someone sleeping on our street, the City of Spokane employees who devote their professional lives to this mission would implement it immediately. The best of America’s communities, Spokane included, continually face the complexities of addiction, inequities in our economy, and a social safety net with holes that a single city is unable to close on its own. Continue reading