The COSAC Foundation keeps track of all requests for shelter it receives. Here is a sampling of that information ranging from 2018 to 2021. By Andrew Fraieli
Florida has one of the highest rates of assault and victimization of those experiencing homelessness. So much so, Florida made us a protected class, but it hasn’t helped.
By Andrew Fraieli The COSAC Foundation will soon be awarding homeless activist Stacy Layer the Michael Stoops award for her work helping those experiencing homelessness. Layer is Director
By Andrew Fraieli Thursday last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a bill expanding certain programs and services for unaccompanied homeless youth. Proposed by Senator Ileana Garcia
Homeless status was added to Florida hate crime laws in 2010, but for eight years they were unreported by the state. By one non-profits estimate, homeless hate crimes
By Mary Stewart Many people have questioned me as to why I’ve slept outdoors for over ten years. Professors, social workers, classmates, recovery support groups, and well-meaning individuals