Days of Compassion

NewGround tackles homelessness, joining Mayor Eric Garcetti and more than 100 religious leaders from across LA, in launching Days of Compassion – an interfaith effort to rally faith community support in the fight to end chronic homelessness.

The faith leaders joined the Mayor in signing a pledge to “open our doors without fear, our resources without restraint, our minds without reservation, and our hearts without judgment.” Over the next four months, they will put a renewed focus on the values of compassion, and lead their congregations in efforts to support their homeless neighbors — from hosting mobile showers in their parking lots to organizing tours of permanent supportive housing and offering day-storage for unsheltered Angelenos’ belongings, so they can look for work and housing.

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