Homelessness In Alaska

Homelessness is a problem that ails both urban and rural Alaska, both for families and individuals. And organizations and municipalities have been writing plans to deal with the issue for decades. What works? What doesn’t? What does homelessness look like on the front lines? We’ll have a panel of experts to tackle those questions in studio on Alaska Edition.

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HOST: Anne Hillman

GUESTS:

  • Nancy Burke, senior program officer, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority; incoming homlessness coordinator for the Municipality of Anchorage
  • Corrine O’Neill, director of supportive housing for RurAL CAP
  • Brad Burnett, case manager, Catholic Social Services

KSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, August 21, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 22, at 6:00 p.m.

Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, August 21, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 22, at 6:00 p.m.

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After being told innumerable times that maybe she asked too many questions, Anne Hillman decided to pursue a career in journalism. She's reported from around Alaska since 2007 and briefly worked as a community radio journalism trainer in rural South Sudan. ahillman (at) alaskapublic (dot) org | 907.550.8447  |  About Anne

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