Natalie Florence

Natalie Florence

Natalie Florence is a PhD candidate in Humanitarian Design and Infrastructure Studies at Arizona State University. She is also a researcher in public participation of oil and gas pipeline in the United States.


Shelters can help homeless people by providing quiet and privacy, not just a bunk and a meal

By: and - September 19, 2023

The city of Phoenix set heat records in summer 2023, with high temperatures that topped 110 degrees Fahrenheit for 31 consecutive days and at least 54 days in total. In such conditions, providing basic services – including cool spaces – for people experiencing homelessness is lifesaving. In 2022, 420 people – many of them unsheltered […]