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    “We Are Not Just a Band-Aid”: How Homeless Service Providers in Chicago Carry out Policy Advocacy

    University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

    Year: 2009

    Homeless service providers in Chicago are a diverse group of organizations. They serve women, men, and families, the chronically homeless and those escaping domestic violence, those needing emergency shelter and those looking for supportive housing. They are located in all different geographical regions of the city and vary from small all-volunteer outreach groups to multi-million dollar multi-service organizations. Yet despite their many differences they all work towards the same goal: to improve the well being and circumstances of the vulnerable individuals and families that they serve. Read more. 

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