Philadelphia PA December 2015 — Since August 2013, officials said, 1,390 Philadelphia veterans have been connected to permanent housing. Mayor Nutter said 15 remain on the streets because they don’t want to be housed.
“I have a message for each of you who are still out there,” he said at a City Hall news conference, pausing for a moment to collect himself. “We honor your service and your sacrifices. You deserve a home. We won’t give up on you.”
Shown below is video of Philadelphia’s first Veterans Parade November 9 20125 produced by Nancy Bragin of agency-b productions for UESF. In video UESF Executive Director John Rowe hints at announcement: