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February 26, 2021

White privilege in Austin’s unhoused community

by Alberta Phillips, Chair of the ECHO Board of Directors A blistering winter storm that swept through the state this month left millions of...
February 25, 2021

Our homeless services system is not racially equitable. Here’s how we’re working to fix it.

AUSTIN, Texas (Feb. 25, 2021) – Austin/Travis County is one of eight communities across the country taking part in the first-ever Racial Equity...
February 3, 2021

ECHO Board asks City Council to delay HEAL initiative vote

AUSTIN, Texas (Feb. 3, 2021) - The Board of Directors of the Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) sent the following letter to members of...
February 3, 2021

HUD renews $11 million in CoC program funds to 10 Austin organizations

AUSTIN, Texas (Feb. 3, 2021) – Ten homeless service providers in Austin/Travis County will be renewed for funds of more than $11 million in...
January 25, 2021

How to House: ECHO, Austin Justice Coalition launch new housing campaign

AUSTIN, Texas (Jan. 25, 2021) -- The Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) and the Austin Justice Coalition (AJC) are teaming up to launch...