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Home Together Investment Plan: Local Solutions to Homelessness

In May of 2020 Alameda County Supervisors, the Alameda County office of Homeless Care and Coordination and Homeless Service Providers EveryOne Home and St. Mary's Center hosted a series of Town Hall meetings to introduce the Home Together Investment Plan - a half-cent sales tax proposal for the November 2020 ballot to fund homeless housing and services, and a robust and efficient strategic response to homelessness across the county.


News & Announcements

  • 06/08/2020  Statement from Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan on Police Brutality  As an American citizen, I mourn the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Oscar Grant and the countless other innocent Black Americans that have been lost to police brutality. The nationwide flood of grief, pain, and anger we have witnessed in recent days is a response not only to these most recent tragedies but to a long history of systematic and institutionalized racism in the United States. I stand in full support of Alameda County's Black community in their fight to ensure that no more lives are lost to racial violence and police misconduct. As elected representatives of our County, it's important to remember that the public's trust must always be earned. With that in mind, we must demonstrate our commitment to rejecting systemic racism with every vote we take.
  • 08/05/2020  Alameda County to give stipends to some coronavirus victims  Alameda County will pay $1,250 to people diagnosed with COVID-19 to stay home and self-isolate, if they meet certain qualifications. The pilot program, approved unanimously by county supervisors Tuesday, is intended to help curb the spread of the disease in Alameda County, which has seen its number of cases rise.The money would be paid to people diagnosed with COVID-19 who are not receiving unemployment benefits or paid sick leave.
  • 06/20/2018  Alameda County officials speak out against border separations  Before and after President Donald Trump announced plans to halt the separating of undocumented children from their parents, a debate about the policy raged across the San Francisco Bay Area. On Wednesday, Alameda County supervisors spoke out strongly in opposition during a press conference in Oakland. 'We think it is wrong to criminalize entire population of children based on their national origin and based on their language,' said Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan, a second-generation American. 'We do need immigration reform, a bi-partisan bill that provides a path to citizenship and protects our children.'
  • 11/16/2017  Avoiding False Choices: Preserving the Entire Health Care Safety-Net is Essential(88KB) Alameda County's Fight for Medi-Cal released the following statement in response to the ongoing federal FY18 budget negotiations and tax reform debate. Our health is our wealth. As Congress rushes to seal deals on the federal budget and tax reform, we must insist they avoid false choices between health programs worth "saving" and those not. The agencies and services that make up our health care safety-net constitute an integrated whole reflective of our communities' values and commitments. When Congress pulls apart threads to make short-term deals, they create gaps in the safety-net that undermine community health and drive up costs in the long-term.
  • 10/19/2017  Prescribing food to improve health in Alameda County  East Oakland resident Sherrie Lowe didn't believe her 9-year-old son and 11-year-old daughter would ever come to love broccoli, or any vegetables for that matter. That changed when for four months, boxes of fresh produce and whole grains were delivered to the family. Now the children won't stop asking her to cook them vegetables, Lowe said. Lowe's family took part in a study by UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and All In Alameda County, which provided them with weekly food boxes from Dig Deep Farms and the Alameda County Community Food Bank as well as recipes and cooking instructions.

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