The job of elected officials is to work to make good decisions for their communities.
In challenging economic times, needs grow and resources must stretch, making the decisions harder. Yet many would agree that children are a priority.
More than 13,200 homeless children were served in our region in 2010. In fact, the majority of people in homeless families in San Diego are children. 1
Communities are discovering that they can save money by housing people experiencing homelessness.2
1Superintendent of Schools, student services report 2.17.2011; RTFH Point-In-Time Count, 2011.
2LA rept, SAMSHA, HUD research works, Culhane) A combination of leadership and stewardship can increase the quality of life for families in our region.