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...
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June 17, 2022

We Can Now | Fiercely Focused

AUSTIN -- When Antony Jackson started his direct service nonprofit in 2020, the Homelessness Response System he became part of did not reflect his...
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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...