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Cap Times posts update on new warming shelter and Sarah Gillmore

Check out the latest article about the Daytime Warming Shelter, written by Pat Schneider from the Cap Times. The article discusses using a new community-based approach, in which homeless clients take part in the greater decision-making process and daily operations of the shelter.

From the article:
“The activity groups are run by volunteers from the larger Madison community, but day-to-day tasks to keep the center running — from greeters to food service to clean-up — are performed by volunteer users of the center. An advisory council of shelter users gives feedback on operations, and a community justice group discusses how to minimize conflicts.”

Read more: http://host.madison.com/news/local/grassroots/new-orderly-daytime-homeless-shelter-looks-a-lot-different-than/article_3a234694-456c-11e2-a725-0019bb2963f4.html#ixzz2F2kjDl3k

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About Operation Welcome Home

OWH is a group of homeless people in Madison, WI and their allies organizing around the root causes of homelessness- racism, poverty, and criminalization. We are fighting for housing, jobs, and an end to the criminalization of poverty.

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