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The Valley Citizen: Homeless: You’re Not Going to Like This

October 8, 2019

What may be most unusual about [Julia] Orlando’s approach to a, “sustained end of homelessness,” is her willingness to deliver the blunt truth to people who don’t want to hear it. After emphasizing that with regard to ending homelessness, “Everything is about political will,” she delivered a series of unpleasant realities to a packed house at the Salida Public Library in Stanislaus County.

She said that when addressing homelessness, it’s important that solutions be designed like a, “crisis response.” In addition to political will, she said it’s important to have a clear purpose.