Solving homelessness

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Farewell to our champion for solving homelessness

Don’t mistake a quiet and thoughtful demeanor for anything other than persistence and grit when it comes to working towards a goal. Dick Mandsager is leaving the Foundation — and leaving the community a much-improved system to solve homelessness.

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Can we get our city “to be more like Sully?”

Private businesses, individuals and philanthropy organizations have always contributed a great deal of the funds for the continuum of services for people experiencing homelessness. More gaps remain to be filled. We invite all of Anchorage to be part of the solution. Let’s all step up to be good neighbors.

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Four buildings could help Anchorage solve homelessness

Throughout the debate over the last week, you may have come to see the acquisition of these four properties as a hindrance, or maybe a great help to serve those who need it most. We hope that neighbors will grow to see them as we do, not as a problem, but as part of Anchorage’s solution to homelessness.

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In Anchorage, a fresh sense of urgency on homelessness

The municipality, business leaders, service providers and partners including Rasmuson Foundation are looking into promising solutions with a fresh sense of urgency. Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz on Thursday announced steps for an improved community response to homelessness.

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