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“Why We Must Address Racial Inequity in Our Efforts to End Homelessness”

Racial Inequality Needs to Be Discussed When Addressing Homelessness

October 13, 2016

Amanda Andere, the CEO of Funders Together to End Homelessness, speaks to the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness about racial inequity.

“African Americans make up 13% of the U.S. population, yet represent 40% of people experiencing homelessness. Even when controlling for poverty, people of color are dramatically more likely to experience homelessness. And that fact alone is why we must address racial inequity.”– Amanda Andere, USICH.gov, October 13, 2016

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