Solving Homelessness

We know that homelessness is a problem in Anchorage and other parts of Alaska both for families and for individuals. And organizations and municipalities have been writing plans to deal with the issue for decades. So, are there workable solutions? What’s happening on the ground level? That’s the topic this week on Alaska Edition.

Listen now:

HOST: Anne Hillman


  • Nancy Burke, senior program officer with the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, incoming homelessness coordinator for the Municipality of Anchorage
  • Corrine O’Neill, the 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.

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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