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Central Coast Voices: ECHO – Empowering the Homeless with Tools for Self-Sufficiency

Broadcast date: 8/23/18

The face of homelessness is not what was once pictured a decade ago. They can be your neighbor, friend, relative or coworker once a tragedy strikes. Homelessness affects a community in many ways and empowering fellow community members by assisting them get on their feet and become contributing members of society again is beneficial for everyone in the community.

Join host Fred Munroe as he speaks with Wendy Lewis, President and CEO of ECHO, El Camino Homeless Organization and Becky Gray, Board Member, ECHO as they discuss the unmet needs of the homeless population on the Central Coast and how ECHO is working to empower homeless individuals in Northern San Luis Obispo County to create positive change in their lives.

Central Coast Voices is sponsored by ACTION for Healthy Communities in collaboration with KCBX and made possible through underwriting by Joan Gellert-Sargen.

Fred Munroe is a co-host of the KCBX talk show Central Coast Voices, heard every Thursday afternoon from 1:00-2:00. Fred has successfully divided his time as a local entrepreneur, political leader, and communicator. He owns and manages two local firms addressing personal travel planning and public transportation; Travel With Fred and Ridership Development Consultants.