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Listen In, Lubbock: Proposed Homeless Center Causes Strife Among Existing Services

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A private group has plans to develop a homeless transition center—Lubbock's Homeless Haven. While the idea sounds beneficial to the community, it has caused strife among existing homeless outreach services in city. Can the group contribute to the cause without spreading financial resources even thinner?

Guest:

Sarah Self-Walbrick, Senior Reporter, Texas Tech Public Media

Helpful Links:

Annual 2020 Point in Time Count for Lubbock.

Lubbock Disparity Report, version 2, unpacks the history of homelessness in the city and offers possible solutions.

Kaysie Ellingson is the News Director for Texas Tech Public Media. She comes to Lubbock after living in Anchorage, Alaska, working as a documentary producer for Alaska Public Media. Prior to working in public media, Kaysie earned her master's degree in journalism from the University of Southern California with an emphasis in documentary production.
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