AGENTS OF CHANGE
“HOUSING is the answer to HOMELESSNESS’” - Greg Shinn, Creative Housing Solutions
The first line you find on the Salvation Army Sarasota’s website is a large format banner that shouts “20% of Sarasota’s Homeless Population are Children, 100% are in need of HOPE.” Homelessness has plagued the city of Sarasota for years now and has remained a focal point in many city-wide discussions in 2019. While the solution has yet to be identified, there are several organizations spearheading programs to support and eventually eliminate homelessness. The most well-known of these organizations is the Salvation Army of Sarasota.
People become homeless due to a variety of circumstances such as family crises, job loss, financial crisis,…