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April 29, 2022

Prop B One Year Later

A year ago, Austinites voted to recriminalize homelessness. The passage of Proposition B was a clear message of frustration from our community. But...
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April 19, 2022

Austin Street Outreach Collaborative announces inaugural members

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTG7FoJjEMM AUSTIN (April 19, 2022) –The Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) is excited to...
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March 17, 2022

Letter to City of Austin: Improve inclement weather response for unhoused people

ECHO fully agrees with this letter from the Homelessness Response System's Leadership Council, and we encourage the City of Austin to adopt more...
February 17, 2022

Maximizing Hope | Fiercely Focused

AUSTIN (Feb. 17, 2022) - The freeze that happened in February 2021 was life-threatening for people living outside. A team of volunteers...
February 2, 2022

Want to help end homelessness in Austin? Here’s how

Homelessness in Austin can feel complex. Too complex. So complex that an individual can't make a difference. And while it's true that it's going to...