Advocacy Efforts Are Making A Difference In Miami Homelessness

You comented:  [In Miami, Florida, homelessness hit the lowest level ever, and there were only 919 unsheltered homeless in August 2021 (Teaford, 2021). While the population is low, it does not mean that homelessness is insignificant. It is a severe determinant of health, as homeless people are pre-disposed to poor health outcomes because of their surroundings. Homeless people also lack the necessary resources necessary for self-care, which makes them more vulnerable to diseases. ]

– During your dive into the literature, did you happen to come across any information about what is contributing to the downward trend?

– What current advocacy efforts are underway and are they making a difference. This is important to understand as you join the advocacy mission for this social determinant.


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