Here's a Big Opportunity for Dallas' Homeless — and Its New City Hall Boss

If Dallas' commitment to its homeless citizens is measured in quantity of words, the city seems a model of compassion.Dallas has talked. And talked. And talked some more.Finally, after more than a year of incessant conversation, Dallas Council members heard a solid plan of action Wednesday. As soon as City Manager T.C. Broadnax provides a tweak or two, we urge a hearty vote of YES!The proposal's core is a cross-jurisdictional city-county partnership to oversee how area nonprofits and social services are handling homelessness and how federal, state and local funding is being allocated.Not only does this plan bring the right groups to the table but it potentially encourages more philanthropic donations to badly stressed services.  Continue reading...

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