An unexpected partnership between religious leaders and Studio One Eleven is examining hundreds of church properties throughout the county and looking into how these properties could act as bridge housing for the homeless.
"A society that can’t provide housing for everyone—and particularly for children, elders, veterans, and people struggling with mental illness—is failing in a profound way," Brezenoff said.
A total of 61 persons who died in Long Beach while experiencing homelessness this year will be remembered during an annual memorial service in Bixby Knolls scheduled this Friday.
After bringing residents together in the first ever "Around the Table" event over a year ago, the Long Beach Community Foundation and We Love Long Beach are hosting a second event next week.
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