Get educated about homelessness — one good place to start is this 2015 report, Overview of Homelessness and Homeless Services in Maryland, which is was written “to provide information on homelessness, homelessness in Maryland, and homeless services” for state legislators.

In the news:
Journalists in San Francisco, frustrated at inaction over the city’s homeless crisis, are planning coordinated coverage on the issue. Read more. New York Times, May 2016.