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dc.contributor.author Stroup, Matthew
dc.contributor.editor Barlow, Jessica
dc.contributor.editor Combiths, Philip
dc.contributor.editor Fukushima, Kiku
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-29T19:56:34Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-29T19:56:34Z
dc.date.issued 2017-06-30
dc.identifier.other LG017
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/195223
dc.description.abstract A 2016 report by the San Diego County Grand Jury found that the East County cities of El Cajon, La Mesa, Santee, and Lemon Grove lacked an adequate response to addressing homelessness (San Diego County Grand Jury, 2016). Lemon Grove had the smallest overall population among the four cities referenced in the report, as well as the smallest unsheltered homeless population (Regional Task Force on the Homeless, 2015). Publication of the grand jury’s report garnered media attention and public interest, leading to the city’s partnership with the Sage Project at San Diego State University to explore strategies to address homelessness (Pearlman, 2016). This study incorporates qualitative research of primary and secondary source data from county, regional, state, and federal public records, direct communication with stakeholders, site visits, and peer-reviewed literature from political science, public health, sociology, organizational behavior, and public relations to examine the existing framework addressing homelessness and provide recommendations for small to medium-sized cities in San Diego County, like Lemon Grove, to connect with available resources and deliver them to their homeless residents through membership and participation in the Regional Task Force on the Homeless. This report explores four main research questions in order to develop recommendations to Lemon Grove city leadership based on their inputs to Sage Project participants, as well as additional documentation they provided from other studies undertaken to support the city’s General Plan Update in 2017. The results of scholarship yield two key recommendations for city leaders. First, it is recommended that the Lemon Grove City Council make homelessness a top priority in the agenda it provides to the city manager and staff to execute. Second, it is recommended that Lemon Grove join and take an active, participatory role in the San Diego Regional Task Force on the Homeless. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Author: Matthew A. Stroup, Instructor: Kristen Maher en_US
dc.format.extent 25 en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries LG;017
dc.rights This report represents original student work and recommendations prepared by students in San Diego State University’s Sage Project for the City of Lemon Grove. Text and images contained in this report may not be used without permission from San Diego State University. en_US
dc.subject Sage Project en_US
dc.subject Lemon Grove en_US
dc.subject POL S 603 en_US
dc.subject homelessness en_US
dc.subject political science en_US
dc.subject housing en_US
dc.title Lemon Grove: Municipal Strategies to Address Homelessness en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type Student Research en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of Political Science en_US


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