(48) #HomelessZero you can: I have said in 4.672

2017, Mar 17 | Actions, Events, News, Video


“I know there are many people who are doing wonderful things to help, and I'm one of them”. With these words the actor Richard Gere, campaign testimonial #HomelessZero promoted by fio.PSD - Italian Federation of Homeless Persons Organizations, he greeted through a video message, the audience that in these days has met all over Italy, to attend the screening of his film “The invisibles”, during the week dedicated precisely to initiatives aimed at promoting the project for “reset” the number of homeless people. 4672 the people participating in the initiative, in 24 Italian rooms that hosted the event through the organization of the fio.PSD members in the various territories, from north to south of Italy.

Common people, intrigued by the issue, political and ecclesiastical personalities, but above all the users of the fio.PSD services which as happened in Taormina in June, they were the real stars not only of the inaugural evening of the Taormina FilmFest, but of the entire communication campaign, sponsored by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy.

#HomelessZero It is not a slogan. The awareness campaign promoted by fio.PSD, It is one of the many ways used to convey a series of concrete actions to combat the serious adult marginalization and homelessness.#HomelessZero He tells of a path well underway 30 fio.PSD years ago but now it is emancipated through new cognitive tools, to study a constantly evolving phenomenon, requiring immediate action.

The response was positive throughout the national territory, also thanks to the collaboration of the members, cooperatives and social associations, but also municipal and regional bodies, who reaffirmed their interest and commitment to promote concrete projects such as l‘Housing First. I am currently 56 the members of the network, 35 the projects launched in 27 common 10 Italian regions (Piedmont, Lombardy, Liguria, Veneto, Trentino Alto Adige, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Emilia Romagna, Tuscany, Calabria and Sicily), for a total of 556 welcomed people.

#HomelessZero wants to draw everyone's attention to these very important data, inviting the political world, associations, Labour, of health, civil society and public opinion to actively participate in a logic of welfare generativo the implementation of coordinated actions in which homeless people are an integral part and whose purpose is the recognition of human dignity and the enforceability of inviolable rights already recognized by the Italian Constitution. Housing First also means that: bring forward a method but, mostly, an ideal of social justice and humanity to combat social exclusion and extreme marginality.

The great responsibility of the network is to continue to involve other, in helping to promote a cultural change, for little trail blazed by 2014 can become the largest route in order to address the problem permanently and effectively and to do justice to the homeless every day are turning to concierge services, up to the milestone of 5000 persons placed in homes, over the next two years.

An ambitious but not impossible, Whereas, during these months, fio.PSD, He was present and close to the territories for the all-important to its design 'notice 4 the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy on PON / FEAD funds for the serious adult marginalization and has developed a training proposal for the revitalization of the Network.

Below is Richard Gere's personal message for all those who watched the film, also thanks to the collaboration with the distribution and film production company “Lucky Red” who granted the release for the screening.


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