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#TruthIs #HomelessnessIsSolvable Twitterstorm

May 9, 2023

Solving homelessness will take a collective effort focused on combating the myths.

Join us for a Twitterstorm on Tuesday, May 9, 1-3 p.m. ET | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. PT, as we pool our collective voices and get the hashtags #TruthIs #HomelessnessIsSolvable trending. 

We have created a learning brief and new video resources grounded in research that affirm truths and dispell myths about homelessness to share. 

Join us as we do our part to solve this urgent social problem.

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Pick a tweet (or two, or three!) below.
  2. Schedule your tweet for May 9, between 1 and 3 p.m. ET.
  3. To schedule your tweet to be sent at a later date/time, first click on the calendar icon at the bottom of the compose box and make your schedule selections, then click Confirm. To access your drafts and scheduled tweets, click on “Unsent Tweets” from the tweet compose box.
Screenshot of a tweet with an arrow pointing to the calendar icon.


Include relevant links, videos, and social media tags as you see fit.

Truth about mental health

✅ TRUTH: The best predictor of homelessness is a lack of affordable housing, not mental illness or substance use. #TruthIs #HomelessnessIsSolvable

⬇️ Check out the supporting facts:

Truth about choice

✅ TRUTH: Homelessness is not a choice #TruthIs #HomelessnessIsSolvable

⬇️ Check out the supporting facts:

✅ TRUTH: When flexible services are offered that are responsive to individuals’ unique needs, people experiencing homelessness are highly receptive.
#TruthIs #HomelessnessIsSolvable

⬇️ Check out the supporting facts:

✅ TRUTH: Many people experiencing homelessness have a job, but do not have an income that allows them to maintain stable housing. #TruthIs #HomelessnessIsSolvable

⬇️ Check out the supporting facts:

Truth about safety

✅ TRUTH: People experiencing homelessness face disproportionate rates of violent victimization compared to the general population. #TruthIs #HomelessnessIsSolvable

⬇️ Check out the supporting facts:

✅ TRUTH: Without the means to protect themselves, such as having a door to lock, individuals experiencing homelessness are more vulnerable to violent crime. #TruthIs #HomelessnessIsSolvable

⬇️ Check out the supporting facts:

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