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Homeless Veterans - Where to Find Help
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Homeless, Veterans, Help, helpful links, agencies )

- 1902 days ago -
There are many circumstances that can lead to homelessness. Some Veterans become homeless due to a combination of housing shortages and high unemployment. Other Veterans may be dealing with painful memories or health issues. Find links to help here.
You Can't Tell Me Where To Eat ! - Take Action Today @ The Hunger Site
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, sadness, homeless, Philadelphia, poverty, ban, take action, petition, The Hunger Site, humans, humanrights, usa )

- 2104 days ago -
The Mayor of Philadelphia has banned feeding and sharing food with homeless residents. You can eat your own lunch in the park and even feed the squirrels; but you can't feed someone who needs it.
I Had A Dream - A Great Depression Is Coming ... And A New World Order Followed Closely Behind   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economic-crisis, business, finance, debt, economy, money, homeless, poor, interesting, youtube, video, prediction, premonition, depression, Great-Depression, politics, government, democrats, republicans, congress, u.s., america, unemployment, sadness )

- 2336 days ago -
Quote: "I had a dream where hundreds of people were coming to my garage sale and then I recognized that nobody bought even the cheapest of things ... homeless and poor they each wandered off and left me with the realization of what it all had meant!" ...
U.S.: Homeless Fall Through Health Care Cracks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, homeless, politics, government, ethics, congress, obama, u.s., usa, media, lies, freedoms )

- 2384 days ago -
While Americans are taking sides in the ongoing battle about the future of American healthcare, one underrepresented group is especially vulnerable to the change - or lack of change - that may be afoot: the homeless community.
Nightmares Come True for the Neediest
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, california, Gov. Schwarzenegger, rich, class, warfare, greed, lies, corruption, dishonesty, republicans, cruel, abuse, budget, cuts, poverty, poor, disabled, blind, homeless, hungry, sick, elderly, low-income, suffering )

- 3148 days ago -
Faced with a budget deficit in the fiscal year starting July 1, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has proposed cutting state supplemental payments for the elderly and disabled down to the minimum allowed by federal law. It would be their third cut this year.
Gov. Schwarzenegger Targets Only Low-Income Californians
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, california, Gov. Schwarzenegger, rich, class, warfare, greed, lies, corruption, dishonesty, republicans, cruel, abuse, budget, cuts, poverty, poor, disabled, blind, homeless, hungry, sick, elderly, low-income, suffering )

- 3155 days ago -
The governor wants to kick 90 percent of the low-income elderly, blind and disabled clients out of the In Home Supportive Services Program, despite the fact that IHSS saves California taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
Consequences: The Housing Crisis Hits Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mortgages, deregulation, homeless )

- 3595 days ago -
They couldn't keep up with the their mortgage payments so they lost their homes. This story is repeating all over America. (Short video from BBC News on the housing crisis in the U.S.)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, veterans, homeless, apathy )

- 3622 days ago -
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) says the nation's homeless veterans are mostly males (4% are females). The vast majority are single, most come from poor, disadvantaged communities, 45% suffer from mental illness...
How Lack of Counting = Lack of Funding - Homeless Veteran's Survival Guide
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homeless, veterans, government, accounting )

- 3628 days ago -
On page 63 footnote (d,) it lists that 90% of the data pertaining to if the person was a veteran and or a person with disabilities was lost or not recorded (how convenient).
Four People, Apparently Homeless, Found Dead | Ajc.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homeless, elderly )

- 3640 days ago -
prolonged exposure can physically weaken a person, particularly older people like the ones police found. "People who live outside more than they live inside are more fragile physically," she said. "It wears down their immune system."
Next Wave of Homeless Vets Emerges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, homeless, afghanistan, iraq, vietnam )

- 3656 days ago -
This is not a new story in America: A young veteran back from war whose struggle to rejoin society has failed, at least for the moment, fighting demons and left homeless. it is happening to a new generation. Afghanistan & Iraq vets.
Many Homeless Die Before Old Age
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homeless )

- 3669 days ago -
In Los Angeles, more than 2,800 homeless people have died since 2000. The average age was 48. This is an ABC News video, so I apologize to those with dial-up. The life expectancy for those with shelter in the U.S. is 77.
Homeless Homeowners Sleeping Under Bridge
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homeless, New Orleans )

- 3674 days ago -
....very intense in New Orleans right now, as everyone witnessed activists being tasered and pepper sprayed inside and outside of a City Council meeting, in which there was a unanimous vote to demolish most of public housing in New Orleans.
Some 3,800 Young People Homeless in New York: Study | U.S. | Reuters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homeless )

- 3691 days ago -
An estimated 3,800 people under age 24 go homeless each night in New York City, but they blend in so well they are hard for social workers to find, according to the city's first-ever census of homeless youth.

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