Talk of Alaska: How Homelessness is a Statewide Issue (Alaska Public Media)

It’s a bad convergence-cold weather, darkness and a growing need for shelter for vulnerable Alaskans, at a time when the pinch of inflation is making it more challenging for service providers to keep their doors open. As we head into the toughest part of the winter season, how well are services aimed at those experiencing homelessness keeping up with demand across the state and how can Alaskans help?


Call 907-550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast.

Send an email to [email protected] (Comments may be read on air).

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m. on Alaska public radio stations statewide.

HOST: Lori Townsend


Brian Wilson – Executive Director, Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness

Meg Zaletel, Executive Director, Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness

Eileen Arnold, Executive Director, Tundra Women’s Coalition