Responding to Homelessness in Bellevue
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Responding to Homelessness in Bellevue

The December Bellevue Downtown Association (BDA) Breakfast program centered on the issue of homelessness in Bellevue. Diving into the subject were five panelists from leading organizations tackling this challenge on the frontlines. Jennifer Fischer, Executive Director at Bellevue LifeSpring, moderated the event.The fact-filled forum explored data, myths vs reality, trends, and solutions. With more than 150 people in attendance, the community came out in full force to learn about this issue and how Bellevue is responding.

The panelists included The Sophia Way executive director, Angela Murray, who noted: “Shelters are not a destination, but a pathway to housing.” 

Read the full story on the BDA website