Author: Kevin Roberts

  • Expert: ‘Even if shelters were better, they’re still not solving the problem'

    Kevin Roberts Street News Service Dennis Culhane, Ph.D., hangs up on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to welcome One Step Away into his office at the University of Pennsylvania. A housing program in Massachusetts had run into trouble with funding and overcrowding, and, of course, it reached out to Culhane, arguably the nation’s leading expert and […]

  • Following Harvard, a Student-Run Shelter Opens

    By Kevin Roberts Harvard’s student-run shelter was profiled in the 2010 book Shelter: Where Harvard Meets Homeless, by Scott Seider. Based on this book, a group of Villanova students are opening a new housing project in Philadelphia — one run almost entirely by local college students, and driven by the activism and energy of young […]