Category Archives: PPTFH 2022

September – October 2022 Newsletter

LAPD Beach Detail

Enhanced LAPD Beach Detail: Keeping the Palisades Beaches and Hillsides Safe for Everyone BYLINE: Sharon Kilbride Chair, Volunteer Response Team Budget cuts to the West LA division of LAPD threatened to undermine the two extra Beach detail officers normally deployed to our beaches and hillsides in the summer during prime fire season. However, Captain Tom, […]

July – August 2022 Newsletter

LAPD Multi Agency Task Force Event with PPTFH

PPTFH Volunteer Response Team Assists LAPD Multi-Agency Task Force Event BYLINE: Sharon Kilbride Chair, Volunteer Response Team WLA LAPD Commanding Officer Jonathan Tom and Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin hosted the second Multi-Agency Task Force Event with a Command Post set up at Will Rogers Beach at 7:00 am on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. The […]

May -June 2022 Newsletter

Brenda Unhoused SUccess Story

A Successful Partnership: Volunteer Response Team, Outreach Team and LAPD BYLINE BY: Sharon Kilbride Chair, Volunteer Response Team This success story about Brenda is one of many about how our volunteers, Outreach Team, LAPD, and unsheltered contacts work together to create happy endings! On March 16, 2022, while I was engaging some unsheltered individuals along […]

March-April 2022 Newsletter

PPTFH Brown Bag Brigade Client and Glanda of The People Concern on the beach

A Gift of Compassion from the Brown Bag Brigade BYLINE BY: Glanda Sherman, Outreach Team, The People Concern The year was 2017. The Pacific Palisades Ministerial Association accepted an invitation to meet and discuss how they could support the efforts of the Outreach Team. The group agreed to provide 20 lunches twice a week to […]

January-February 2022 Newsletter

Loren on her first day as a Volunteer Response Team member speaking with a client

First Glance through Eyes of New Volunteer Response Team Member BYLINE Loren Levine, PsyD, Volunteer Response Team Homelessness is a complicated situation that usually involves mental illness or drug abuse and often both. The days of homelessness being confined to downtown’s skid row are long gone. Out of college, I worked with homeless teens in […]