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The LaDona Harvey Show interview of Think Dignity's Noor Kazmi

LaDona interviews Noor Kazmi about the benefits of the Transitional Storage Center and urgent need to find a new location.

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Transitional Storage Facility for San Diego's Homeless Population

Reporter and anchor Dwane Brown of KPBS's Evening Edition takes you on a tour of the storage center and talks with a volunteer and client of the center, as well as Think Dignity.

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$39K Donation Keeps Homeless Storage Center Afloat

A place for the homeless to store their possessions in downtown San Diego will stay in operation with a $39,000 donation approved unanimously by the City Council Tuesday. The next step for supporters of the Transitional Storage Center is to find a permanent site. 

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Helping the Homeless: Action and Compassion Needed

Momentum is building in San Diegs efforts to help homeless individuals permanently get off the streets. By combining the focus and resources of the public and private sectors, as well as many nonprofit partners, tangible results are being seen.

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Downtown Could Lose Vital Resource for Homeless in Days

A vital local resource has just days to raise thousands of dollars or else it will be demolished. For Tommy Rodgers, a bin contains everything he owns.

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Storage Center Used by Homeless to Close

Oct. 31 is a scary date for some of downtown San Diego’s homeless population — not because of Halloween. It’s the closure date for the check-in center where they have been storing their belongings.

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Check-In Center's Uncertain Future

In July, we published an editorial about the Check-In Center storage facility for the homeless and how the building where it's located, Downtown on Ninth Avenue near Broadway, is scheduled to be demolished in November to make way for a low-income housing project.

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Check-In Center moves to an empty lot at the edge of Downtown. Operators concerned about weather, security, future

Volunteers, mostly homeless men who use the Check-In Center, were loading the bins into a U-Haul truck 26 at a time when I stopped by today. Jan Swanson was one of the volunteers. He called the Check-In Center "a blessing." He used to stash his possessions in the bushes, hoping they would be there when he returned. "I have a place to store my stuff during the day to be able to take care of doctor's appointments, to look for work, and not have to worry about getting my stuff stolen," he said.  Read more

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LA Times Features Think Dignity Advocacy for San Diego Loos

Portland Loos for San Diego and elsewhere make the pages of the LA Times, with advocacy insight from Rachel Jensen, co-founder and Community Liaison for Think Dignity.

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SD CityBeat Features Think Dignity Working to Keep Downtown Check-In Center Open

A highly descriptive article that brings home the true value of the Homeless Storage Check-In Center to those it serves. The article concludes: "If you need inspiration, just go back and think about YOUR stuff, and how crucial it would be for you to have a safe and secure place to keep it ".

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Council To Vote On Downtown Restrooms

During a busy Loos Action last week members of the Think Dignity and the Basic Dignity Coalition rallied in the City Plaza to share facts and figures about the impact of so few public restrooms in the downtown area of San Diego. They also met with City Councilmembers to revisit the need and remind them of the 2010 City Council commitment to move forward with the Portland Loo solution. KPBS reporter Helen Hawes captures the essence of the campaign in her article released on the same day that the City Council sits to determine what will be funded now that the redevelopment agency has been... Read More

Basic Dignity Coalition Partner Gets A Temporary Reprieve

Basic Dignity Coalition Partner Gets A Temporary Reprieve

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