On the ballot – Housing!

On the ballot – Housing!

Below are housing-related ballot issues that are relevant to BOSS’s work of helping people overcome homelessness and rebuild their lives. However you choose to vote on these and other ballot initiatives, please make your voice heard and exercise your hard-won...
Legislative Update!

Legislative Update!

Shared from Housing California: The governor signed the Homeless Youth Act of 2018 (SB 918, Wiener) into law last week, giving direction and funding to the California Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council to set measurable goals to prevent and end youth...
Legislative UPDATES!

Legislative UPDATES!

BOSS is watching a series of important bills that affect the individuals and families we serve. Please read through and let your elected officials know if you support them! — The Veterans and Affordable Housing Act (SB 3) will go before the voters in November...
Lobby Day CA – Advocating for Housing!

Lobby Day CA – Advocating for Housing!

Sacramento, CA – On Monday March 19, 2018, BOSS staff members Gwen Austin and Sonja Fitz, along with UC Berkeley intern Kira Shea and BOSS participant (Casa Maria resident) Tenille Spruell, loaded into a van and headed for the state capitol in Sacramento to be...
U.N. Investigates U.S. Efforts on Homelessness

U.N. Investigates U.S. Efforts on Homelessness

We are a country divided. We have extreme polarized views on everything from vaccines to gun control. We also have extremes in lifestyle: from individuals so rich they incorporate themselves for protection, to people who must make the horrible choice between shelter...