Mary Kate Bacalao

Mary Kate Bacalao

Mary Kate Bacalao is the Director of Public Funding at Larkin Street Youth Services, the largest provider of housing and services for homeless youth in San Francisco and co-chair of San Francisco's Homeless Emergency Service Providers Association (HESPA), a coalition of 30 nonprofits providing essential services for people experiencing homelessness.

People stand in line as New York City's Coalition for the Homeless delivers supplies

Nonprofits Can’t Help Homeless People When Cities Pay Them Late

When cities like New York and San Francisco pay late on contracts to homeless services providers, vulnerable people pay the price.