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Intersection: State of Homelessness in Seminole County


The Central Florida Commission on Homelessness has taken a housing first approach, trying to get families into homes so they can get the services they need. How’s that strategy playing out in Seminole County? County Commissioner John Horan and Shelley Lauten and Joel Hunter from the Commission on Homelessness discuss the way forward.
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IDignity Awarded State Grant


An Orlando non-profit that helps the homeless get identification documents is celebrating a $50,000 state grant. The money will help about 400 clients of iDignity get their IDs.
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Spotlight

Spotlight: Incandescence- The Nightwalker Festival


Incandescence- The Nightwalker Festival is a glow in the dark art festival featuring music, vendors and a mural painting competition. 90.7’s Nicole Creston spoke to festival organizer Troy Gregory about the festival, and about his struggles with homelessness.
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A homeless encampment in Daytona Beach. Photo: Renata Sago.
Local News

Census Data Show Increase in Central Florida Homeless


A new report shows the number of homeless people in central Florida increased by 29 percent in the past year. The data from the annual point-in-time count taken in January shows more than 2,000 people were living on the streets; from disabled veterans and single mothers to children under 18 years old.
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Nearly 80 homeless men and women camped outside of the Volusia County Administration Center in Daytona Beach in January 2016. Photo: Renata Sago.
Local News

Intersection: New Hope For Daytona Beach Homeless Shelter


How close is Daytona Beach to building a homeless shelter? Faith leaders and city officials are hoping they’ll soon have county funding to build a new shelter. We talk to Father Phil Egitto, pastor at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Daytona Beach about the role of the faith community in helping the homeless.
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Intersection Podcast

Intersection: Sustainability & Climate Change; Maitland Arts Center; Hygiene For The Homeless


https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/011017_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSRising seas mean Florida is right in the cross hairs of climate change. But experts say there are things we can do slow it down… and prepare for the worst effects. We chat with Phillippe Cousteau- grandson of ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau- about the warming oceans and whether it’s possible to turn the tide of climate change. And Phillip Stoddart, biology professor and mayor of South Miami, talks about king …
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