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Community Advocate for the homeless, Deborah Dickerson speaks in Hamburg, Germany

DeBoRah Dickerson on 3rd Avenue between 106th and 107th street. (Courtesy of City Limits) 

DeBoRah Dickerson on 3rd Avenue between 106th and 107th street. (Courtesy of City Limits) 

Community advocate for the homeless, chaplain and former client at Urban Pathways; DeBorah Dickerson is traveling to Hamburg, Germany this month to continue her advocacy on homelessness at the Right to the City Alliance - Transatlantic Workshop.

Dickerson, being sponsored by fellow nonprofit Picture the Homeless will speak on a panel of 10 women of color from various backgrounds covering a wide range of topics from: race, migration to democratic governance.

DeBorah speaks during the Right to the City Transatlantic Workshop

DeBorah speaks during the Right to the City Transatlantic Workshop

Upon her return, DeBorah plans to take the information she has learned on alternative housing methods and theories on universal rental control and present it to the New York City Coalition for Continuum of Care Consumers Committee, which meets in Harlem.

DeBorah believes it is important to know and understand the population you intend to help and looks forward to speaking at more conferences, panels and workshops; both domestically and internationally.

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About Urban Pathways
Urban Pathways is a New York City-based, nonprofit organization that provides housing and support to homeless and at-risk adults throughout the New York Metropolitan area.  Urban Pathways serves more than 2,000 homeless individuals a year and provides transitional, extended stay and permanent housing to chronically homeless individuals. www.urbanpathways.org.

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Urban Pathways opens supportive housing residence at 162nd Street in the Bronx

The Residences at 162nd Street is Urban Pathways newest permanent housing facility. 

The Residences at 162nd Street is Urban Pathways newest permanent housing facility. 

Continuing to be at the forefront of housing New York's at-risk and homeless; Urban Pathways has opened their newest permanent housing residence at 162nd Street in The Bronx. 

"The Residences at 162nd Street" are the eighth permanent supportive housing facility  operated by Urban Pathways.

162nd street opened it's doors in late December and residents have not stopped raving about the building and it's many amenities. 

The lobby of 162nd Street

The lobby of 162nd Street

"I am so happy here at 162nd. It's like a breath of fresh air. They even have a laundry room right downstairs. Earlier this year i was sleeping in the subway, now i have my own apartment. I'm truly blessed" -Fabian (formerly homeless resident) 

Along with a full service laundry room, 162nd Street has a total of 86, fully furnished, studio apartment units. 55 units for formerly homeless men and women and 31 units for low income community residents.

All of 162nd's 86 studio units come fully furnished 

All of 162nd's 86 studio units come fully furnished 

Also on the premises is a computer lab, backyard patio/sitting area, and community room. Case workers as well as a LPN (licensed practical nurse) are on premises and on hand for residents needs. 

If you are interested in touring our newest residence or please email development@urbanpathways.org. 

About Urban Pathways
Urban Pathways is a New York City-based, nonprofit organization that provides housing and support to homeless and at-risk adults throughout the New York Metropolitan area.  Urban Pathways serves more than 2,000 homeless individuals a year and provides transitional, extended stay and permanent housing to chronically homeless individuals. www.urbanpathways.org.

Donate Today