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November 22, 2022

ECHO Receives $2.5 Million Bezos Day 1 Families Fund Grant to Help End Homelessness for Families in Austin and Travis County

Fund grants $123.45 million to 40 nonprofits across the U.S. to move the needle on re-housing and supporting families experiencing...
November 3, 2022

Let’s Count: How you can support unhoused folks during the 2023 Point in Time (PIT) Count

AUSTIN (Nov. 3, 2022) – The countdown is on to the 2023 Point in Time (PIT) Count, and this week we’re kicking off our community’s efforts to...
August 19, 2022

Five Takeaways: Racial Disparities and Needs & Gaps in Austin’s unhoused community

AUSTIN – It’s getting harder to afford a place in Austin, and longtime Black and Hispanic/Latinx residents face the most severe effects,...
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July 29, 2022

Can a Black Man Cry?

What does it take to be vulnerable? For a Black man, it can take overcoming generational expectations and stereotypes while navigating systems that,...
July 13, 2022

You’re Invited: Special NOFO Community Meeting

AUSTIN -- Join ECHO and community partners to learn more about a new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding opportunity...