May 2021 Newsletter: “Rise Up” and Join Us for Our 5th Year of Service!

May Newsletter:”Rise Up” and Join Us for Our 5th Year of Service! Join the fight against chronic homelessness! Homelessness in California On May 11, 2021 California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that as part of his $100 billion California Comeback Plan, there will be a $12 billion plan to address homelessness. This is a historic investment, […]

Bill AB717

Bill AB717 Mustard Seed Project is in support of Bill AB717. This bill requires the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to ensure all inmates released from state prison are released with a valid California ID or Driver’s license. This requirement would be HUGE for those leaving incarceration seeing as ID is required for […]

April 2021 Newsletter: “Rise Up” and Join us for our 5th Year of Service!

April newsletter: “Rise Up” and Join us for our 5th Year of Service! Join the fight against chronic homelessness! Race & Homelessness Workshop Recap! Thank you to everyone who attended our Race and Homelessness workshop! This workshop led by MSP’s Director of Chapter Operations, Cecily Ma, covered many historical and present discriminatory policies around housing, […]

February 2021 Newsletter: “Rise Up” and Join us for our 5th Year of Service!

February newsletter: “Rise Up” and Join us for our 5th Year of Service! Join the fight against chronic homelessness! Homelessness & Racial Disparities Message from Alysha Ali, MSP Director of Operations In honor of Black History Month, Mustard Seed Project would like to highlight the various racial disparities in homelessness. Black communities have disproportionately worse […]

December 2020 Newsletter: “Rise Up” and Join us for our 5th Year of Service!

December Newsletter: “Rise Up” and Join us for our 5th Year of Service! Join the fight against chronic homelessness! Support Us So Long 2020! https://youtu.be/E2Shrd8n3Pk Over the years, we have grown so much and this year was no different. It has been a crazy year of struggles, growth, and successes and we couldn’t have done […]

November 2020 Newsletter

November Newsletter “Rise Up” and Join us for our 5th year of Service! Join the fight to end chronic homelessness  Support us https://youtu.be/pTIYgFYdyoM Here at Mustard Seed Project, we strive for a world in which all individuals have the right to basic needs, comfort in their own personal safety, and opportunity to rise above their […]

Keep the San Diego Convention Center shelter open

Keep the San Diego Convention Center shelter open Preface On April 1st, 2020, the city of San Diego took a historic step in addressing its long-standing homelessness crisis. This extraordinary move was named Operation Shelter to Home, which converted two of the city’s major events centers, the San Diego Convention Center (SDCC) and the Golden […]

October 2020 Newsletter

October Newsletter “Rise Up” and Join us for our 5th Year of Service! Join the fight against chronic homelessness! Support Us Triple Chapter Recruitment! We have successfully completed our first round of recruitment at all three chapters for the 2020-2021 academic year! Our UC Riverside chapter has taken on 10 new MSP members, San Diego State […]

Homelessness in the 2020 election

Homelessness in the 2020 election This post will go over various policies on the November 2020 election ballot and discuss their impacts on people experiencing homelessness. It will also cover various candidates and their positions on the homelessness crisis. *** Mustard Seed Project is a nonpartisan organization that unequivocally supports our neighbors experiencing homelessness. This […]

March 2021 Newsletter: “Rise Up” and Join us for our 5th Year of Service!

March 2021 Newsletter: “Rise Up” and Join us for our 5th Year of Service! Join the fight against chronic homelessness! Thank you to everyone who attended our Prison to Homelessness Pipeline workshop! This workshop featured Guest Speaker and community leader Curtis Howard alongside Antonio Smith, Ed Little, and Robert Forte. Curtis Howard was born and […]