Systemic racism worsens homelessness for people of color

Systemic racism worsens homelessness for people of color

As we’ve long known, people of color are much more likely to experience homelessness than their White neighbors, and at rates that are disproportionate to their makeup of the general population. Now, a new report on Race & Homelessness by Destination: Home and SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities) looks at the causes and potential…

Unity Care’s Annual Santa’s Helper Holiday Initiative Gives Hope to Foster Youth
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Unity Care’s Annual Santa’s Helper Holiday Initiative Gives Hope to Foster Youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 20, 2018 San Jose, Calif. – During the holiday season, numerous organizations host toy drives and food drives to give children and their families much needed support to celebrate a time of giving. At Unity Care, we acknowledge that transitional age foster youth (TAY), is a population that is often forgotten….

SJPD audit: Complaints down, feud over force findings

SJPD audit: Complaints down, feud over force findings

Yearly IPA report shows more sustained misconduct cases, push for mental health, DV emphasis SAN JOSE — Though formal citizen complaints against the San Jose Police Department continue a steady downward trend, more officers are being disciplined for misconduct than at any point in the past decade, according to a new report from the city’s primary…