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Multi-agency homeless outreach team assembled during COVID is working, officials say, but it’s running out of money

In an effort to address the city’s growing population of unsheltered people living in makeshift campsites, a homeless outreach team of clinicians, firemen, social workers and mobile mental health specialists was assembled two months ago, with members hailing from charitable organizations, the community mental health center, city employees and more.  READ MORE

An open letter to Gov. Sununu: Let’s close the gaps for business owners and communities of color

Diversity, equity and inclusion are not about good intentions or lip service. It’s about how we act and the impact we make on those we serve. Governor, I am afraid that if we do not create programs and allocate resources to support our black, brown and new immigrant community, we will see the devastating effect it will have on small businesses, which are barely hanging on. READ MORE