Exploring Innovative Solutions

Building on their continued impact work around homelessness, The Homestretch filmmakers Anne de Mare & Kirsten Kelly created this short for Odyssey Networks about an innovative program to help homeless panhandlers in Albuquerque, NM - check it out!

Albuquerque, NM is inspiring an innovative solution to panhandling and the crisis of homelessness - and cities are paying attention nationwide. While passing a man who was homeless and panhandling one day, Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry had the idea of bringing work directly to those in need on the streets.