The Road Home

Give Blog

The History and Advocacy of The Joe Hill House

< All 2017 Articles

“Fifty years ago, a Catholic anarchist tried to help solve homelessness in Salt Lake City. Here’s what happened.”

The History and Advocacy of The Joe Hill House

August 24, 2017

The Salt Lake Tribune reports on the achievements of the history of homeless shelters in Utah.

“The Joe Hill House had filled a gap in services for the homeless. Organizations like Travelers’ Aid had been helping homeless women and children get hotel rooms as early as 1933. Men could get a bed at the Salvation Army, but only for one night a month.” Jeremy Harmon, Salt Lake Tribune, September 24, 2017

Click here to read the article.