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The Political Life - from campaigns to capitols and everywhere in between. A show about the people whose lives are immersed in the political world, and how they got there. Politicians, lobbyists, pollsters, and business people. If they're on the show, they're living the political life.

Hosted by Jim O'Brien, The Political Life introduces you to the personalities and "day in the life" experiences of some of the most interesting and dynamic individuals in the field. 

Oct 1, 2018

  • According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, Homelessness is a social ill that can be solved
  • The organization currently has a staff of about 20 professionals
  • It has three arms: a capacity building team; a homelessness research institute; and, the program and policy department
  • "Homelessness" is defined as "an individual living in a place not meant for human habitation."
  • The definition of homelessness also includes individuals living in shelters
  • Connecticut is close to ending chronic homelessness, and Virginia has ended veteran homelessness
  • Roughly 550,000 people experience homelessness every night in the U.S.; 185,000 are families, and 40,000 are veterans
  • Funding to address homelessness across the country is the number one issue that NAEH advocates for
  • They also promote policies to help the federal government to better serve individuals facing homelessness, and fight policies that do not
  • Noelle has been with NAEH for 3 years
  • She began as an analyst, and then transitioned to lobbying
  • Noelle earned her undergrad degree from Georgia Tech in architecture
  • After undergrad, she went into full-time ministry with Young Life, and then worked for a staffing firm.
  • She earned her masters degree in public health from the University of South Florida

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