How might we address the safety, shelter, and nutritional needs of people who are without housing for short-term and long-term periods of time?
Specific angles to explore
One of the most promising methodologies to approaching homelessness has been to develop holistic communities that address the social, emotional and economic dimensions of those who are homeless. These methods seek to utilize the skills, talents, and aspirations of those who were previously homeless to fuel the economic forces that support the communities being built. However, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that many of the most effective initiatives are addressing the social dimensions of the issue as well as the physical need.
Leveraging assets: How might we utilize the skills and talents of homeless individuals to build resilient communities?
Belongings: How might we redesign San Diego to provide safe spaces for homeless people to store and protect their belongings?
Transitional housing: How might we make the transition to rehousing easier for homeless people in San Diego?