Articles of Interest

Jul 24, 2015
On July 24, 2015, Dr. Susan Sered, Professor of Sociology at Suffolk University, published a blog post entitled "Thinking Outside the Cell: Concrete Suggestions for Positive Change." Dr. Sered writes that "real change is tedious, needs resources, and often has to fend off not only direct opposition but also counterproductive short-term alleviation." In the blog post, she identifies four models that create that real change, highlighting MHSA's work in the section on harm reduction and Housing First.
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Jul 16, 2015
On July 15, 2015, CommonWealth Magazine published an op-ed written by Joe Finn, President & Executive Director of the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance, and Michael K. Durkin, President of United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley.
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May 08, 2015
On May 6, 2015, The Washington Post published an article by Terrence McCoy highlighting the work of Sam Tsemberis, founder and CEO of Pathways to Housing. The article describes the Housing First approach to addressing chronic homelessness.
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Apr 13, 2015
In today’s issue of The Boston Globe, an article by Lisa Wangsness highlights the incredible work of Y2Y Harvard Square.
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Apr 08, 2015
On April 6, MHSA's Faces of Homelessness Speakers' Bureau spoke at Greenfield Community College as part of the college's "In Our Own Voices" series.
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Apr 02, 2015
This week, the Massachusetts Legislature approved a $363 million spending bill that included $51.5 million for emergency assistance homeless programs.
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Jul 14, 2014
"Tough Luck, Tougher Spirit" - The Boston Globe, July 14, 2011
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Dec 05, 2012
"Nonprofit officials fear impact of spending cuts" - The Boston Globe (via Statehouse News Service), December 5, 2012
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