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New LifeMoves CEO poised to take on leadership at organization's 'inflection point'

Original post made on Feb 17, 2021

Menlo Park-based nonprofit LifeMoves, the largest network that provides services, shelter and resources to unhoused people on the Peninsula, announced Aubrey Merriman as its new CEO on Feb. 9.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 12:19 PM

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Posted by Just Sayin'
a resident of another community
on Feb 17, 2021 at 11:52 am

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Congrats! Best of luck! Keep it real.

Posted by Local Gal
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 17, 2021 at 1:19 pm

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Congrats, Aubrey!

Posted by Mick@Apple
a resident of another community
on Feb 17, 2021 at 1:36 pm

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Erecting tent cities throughout various Palo Alto city parks would also help to alleviate the homelessness issue. The restroom facilities are already in place and Santa Clara County Social Services and food banks could provide other key needs like medical needs, VTA access, food stamps and supplemental foodstuffs.

It is important to help others in need and well-to-do Palo Altans could step up a bit rather than complain about their trivial concerns.

Posted by Chuck Jagoda
a resident of Barron Park
on Apr 20, 2021 at 10:36 pm

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Whatever happened to the shelter beds at Clare Mateo Women (and men's) Shelter? The announcement was "closed for repair." And now those shelter beds-- a valuable, rare, and needed resourced-- are ... where? What happened to the missing shelter beds of Clare Mateo? I would think Life Moves would be moving to INCREASE the number of shelter beds available, not decrease them.

Posted by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Apr 21, 2021 at 6:16 am

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Mike - This article is about housing - not tents in city parks. Have you made your suggestion to the city of Cupertino - home of Apple? What community do you live in and what are they doing?
Hope the new housing on Leghorn works out. Glad the state has provided the funding for that effort.

Posted by Perspective
a resident of another community
on Apr 21, 2021 at 9:34 am

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why not turn the former Cubberley High School site into a hostel for the homeless and allow the transient RVs to situate themselves in the parking lot?

a done deal and now Palo Alto and its residents have done their part to help alleviate the homeless crisis!

Posted by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Apr 21, 2021 at 10:03 am

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Another offering of PA city resources by someone who does not live here. Every poster who does not live in this city needs to identify the city they live in and what their city is doing to solve a problem. CHS is much used facility by many organizations that need to survive doing what they do. It is shared with Foothill CC, Oshmen Center, others. It is going to be reactivated as soon as school starts up for special needs children. Their fields are used for sports team activities. It is not a campground.

Posted by Born Free
a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Apr 21, 2021 at 11:26 am

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I've been to CHS and there are many vacant rooms and space available at any given time.

Simply turn the basketball gym into a sleeping facility with cots and let the homeless use the gym shower facilities and corridor restrooms as needed.

Lastly, the parking lot is rarely filled to capacity so let a designated number of RVs park there as the restrooms and shower facilities will resolve any public sanitation concerns.

It's not rocket science.

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