SOCIAL AND RACIAL JUSTICE
No social issue exists independently. When addressing housing, we must always consider its intersections with identities and justice.
Homelessness disproportionately impacts BIPOC and LBGTQ+ people. By creating a safe housing environment, we can begin to address these disparities.
Addressing homelessness can be an important step in addressing systemic problems in our society. Increasing housing can help individuals and their communities, elevate their social - economic status.
Although it is illegal to discriminate based on gender, sexuality, race, and disability, many shelters or similar programs find subtle ways to do it. Building a facility which is low-barrier will remove the covert ways other programs keep people out.