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FILE - A large homeless encampment is shown in Phoenix, on Aug. 5, 2020. Five major U.S. cities, including Phoenix, and the state of California will receive federal help to get unsheltered residents into permanent housing under a new plan announced Thursday, May 18, 2023, as part of the Biden administration's larger goal to reduce homelessness 25% by 2025. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
White House Vows More Federal Aid to Reduce Homelessness in Phoenix

The program will build on the $2.5 billion already allocated to prevent homelessness under the administration’s American Rescue Plan.

Apache Stronghold member Raetana Manny, 4, shows a sign to save Oak Flat, a site east of Phoenix that the group considers sacred, as she joined a gathering at Self Help Graphics & Art in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights on Monday, March 20, 2023. The Apache group battling a foreign mining firm that wants to build one of the largest copper mines in the United States on what tribal members say is sacred land will get a new chance to make its point Tuesday when a full federal appeals court panel takes another look at the case.
Save Oak Flat: Apaches Get New Chance to Argue Mine Will Harm Sacred Sites

Apache Stronghold sued the US government to protect the place tribal members call Chi’chil Bildagoteel, an area dotted with ancient oak groves and traditional plants the Apaches consider essential to their religion.