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May 2, 2021

ECHO Statement on Passage of Prop B

AUSTIN, Texas (May 1, 2021) -- Thousands of Austinites are now at risk of fines and jail time for no other reason than not having a safe, stable...
April 29, 2021

Fiercely Focused: The SAFE Alliance

AUSTIN, Texas (April 29, 2021) -- More than 70% of people experiencing homelessness in Austin and Travis County report their homelessness was caused...
April 19, 2021

When Sleeping Became a Crime

by Rhie Azzam Morris https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TScNLhwkifA I was 23 years old the first time I experienced sleeping as a crime in...
April 7, 2021

Vote NO on Prop B

All Austin voters have a choice to make in the coming weeks. The Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) is asking you to make the humane,...
March 31, 2021

What We Talk About When We Talk About Visibility

By Summer Wright For a period of my life, my choice to be visible as a homeless trans woman boiled down to whether or not I needed to leave my...