Community Solutions recently released the June 2015 Rooster Rundown, a progress report on the organization's Zero:2016 campaign. Zero:2016 is a joint effort led by Community Solutions that aims to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2015 and chronic homelessness by the end of 2016 in 75 communities across the country. These communities are supported through optimizing local resources, tracking progress against monthly housing goals, and accelerating the spread of proven strategies.
The June 2015 Rooster Rundown, which marks six months left until the end of 2015 - the deadline goal for ending veteran homelessness, includes national and local results and statistics. Some takeaways from the national level:
Efforts like the Zero:2016 campaign, or the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness (has your Mayor signed on?) are helping communities across the country get focused to find ways to work together across the board to set concrete, trackable goals and get real results. This type of urgent collaboration and innovation is how we are ending veteran homelessness in America! View the latest national, regional, and local results from the Zero:2016 campaign here.