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Streets of Paradise Establishes First Office in Sarasota

Following collaborations with the Suncoast Partnership to End Homeless and Showered and Empowered, Inc., Streets of Paradise co-founders Greg Cruz and Allan Mestel are optimistic about where the newly formed 501(c)(3)nonprofit is headed.

02/07/2019 By Giulia Heyward

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Streets of Paradise Puts Homelessness in Focus

Greg Cruz and Allan Mestel created an online photo series to raise awareness about homelessness in the area, then flipped it into a full-fledged nonprofit.

12/06/2018 By Giulia Heyward

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Inside Sarasota's Growing Homeless Problem

Why didn’t the city of Sarasota build the shelter recommended by a national expert to get the homeless off downtown streets and into programs that might help them? Investigative reporter Tony D’Souza finds a trail of broken promises, misguided policies,

12/31/2014 By Tony D'Souza

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Inside Sarasota's Growing Homeless Problem

Why didn’t the city of Sarasota build the shelter recommended by a national expert to get the homeless off downtown streets and into programs that might help them? Investigative reporter Tony D’Souza finds a trail of broken promises, misguided policies,

12/31/2014 By Tony D'Souza