Homelessness is the culmination of every systemic failure that our society has created. Homelessness is the result of the highest levels of income inequality ever...
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Lawrence Community Shelter Focused on Strengthening Board of Directors
Lawrence, KS – Lawrence Community Shelter (LCS), a local emergency shelter providing 24/7 services to those experiencing homelessness, announces several changes to its Board of Directors....
How Houston Moved 25,000 People From the Streets Into Homes of Their Own
New York Times, Jun 14, 2022
The Lawrence approach: How one community addresses homelessness
Columbia Missourian, Dec 2, 2021
Your Turn: Ending homelessness is going to require a paradigm shift
LJWorld, Nov 12, 2021
The Importance of Self-Determination
By Ben Gillig, LCS Intern & KU Grad Student When someone becomes homeless, it can be a traumatizing experience involving isolation, judgement, uncertainty, discrimination, and...
Monarch Village provides new resource for Douglas County’s individuals experiencing homelessness
The Pitch, May 20, 2021
My first experiences at the shelter were a couple of years ago, cooking and serving lunch. I was happy to use these skills I’d picked...
Open house planned for student-designed Monarch Village project at Lawrence Community Shelter
Lawrence Times, May 12, 2021
Celebrate National Volunteer Week 2021 with Sophia Nangia
Why We Need a Compassionate Community By Sophia Nangia, Lawrence Community Shelter Volunteer I had the opportunity to volunteer at the EconoLodge during the time...