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Action Nexus on Homelessness

Harnessing university resources and connecting the efforts of existing systems and agencies throughout Maricopa County to collaboratively drive solutions forward.

We believe everyone deserves to feel safe, to feel like they belong and to live under the conditions that allow them to contribute to their community and realize their potential. Our Action Nexus team comprises two long-time members of the non-profit management community who are dedicated to using their expertise and passion to advance solutions to end homelessness.

Garcia Hope for Homelessness

Garcia Hope for Homelessness Scholarship for internships at the Human Services Campus

  • $5,000 scholarship to advance the mission to end homelessness.
  • Available as a full-time (one semester) or part-time (two semester) internship
  • Open to students across ASU.
Community Bridges

Watts College creates partnership with Community Bridges Inc. to combat homelessness

  • In 2020, there was an 18% increase in the number of people experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County
  • ASU partnered with Community Bridges to assist homeless people on and around ASU Downtown campus
  • Various services were provided, including basic needs, employment and healthcare

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