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No Solutions: Laws to Make Everything About Homelessness Illegal Have Increased Dramatically
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, laws against homelessness, society, policitics, rights, freedoms, law, policy, safety, usanews )

Cal
- 62 days ago - alternet.org
A new report finds these laws are being passed with wide voter approval, in cities that offer few alternatives for those living on the streets.
76 Percent of People Who Qualify for Housing Aid Don't Get It (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, homelessness, government assistance, families, elderly, society, politics, government, humans, sadness, rights, ethics )

Carrie
- 110 days ago - vox.com
More often than you'd expect, benefits are allocated by dumb luck. And not just "this system is so complicated it's basically a crapshoot" dumb luck; "literally determined by a random lottery" dumb luck.
The Purely Economic Case For Providing Housing To The Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, society, ethics, economy, interesting, humans, government )

Carrie
- 116 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Even if you don't think society has a moral obligation to care for the least among us, a new study underscores that we have a financial obligation to do so. Leaving a homeless person on The Streets: $31,065. Giving them housing: $10,051.
Rescind New Law Criminalizing the Homeless --- PLEASE SIGN!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Fort Lauderdale, Forcechange petition, homelessness, humans, society, sadness )

Lynn
- 141 days ago - forcechange.com
The Fort Lauderdale City commission recently passed a law that makes it illegal for individuals to store their personal belongings on public property and permits law enforcement to confiscate anything stored on public property for longer than 24 hours.
Homeless in the Magic Kingdom: Desperate Families Living in the Shadow of Disney's Booming Service Economy
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, homelessness, homeless shelters, motels, society, economy, family, government, rights, children, ethics )

Carrie
- 146 days ago - news.nationalpost.com
The Johnsons are among a growing number of families living in hotels in this Florida tourist corridor because they can't afford anything else and because their county has no shelters for the estimated 1,216 homeless households with children.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: How Marathon Runners Help the Homeless (Without Even Knowing It)
Society & Culture  (tags: HOMELESSNESS, MAKING A DIFFERENCE, politics, society, freedoms, ethics, culture, activists, goodnews, GoodNews, news )

Cal
- 229 days ago - mnn.com
Father-daughter team turns a common race practice into a clever opportunity to help the less fortunate.
Student Homelessness Hits Record High
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, homelessness, usa, americans, news, politics )

Cal
- 330 days ago - money.cnn.com
The number of homeless students in U.S. public schools is at an all-time high, according to new data.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fight Against Homelessness
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, law, government, freedoms, usa, society, safety, politics, ethics, culture, americans, news )

Cal
- 410 days ago - forcechange.com
Continue to reduce the homeless population in the state of Florida.
Vancouver's Housing Push Pays Off With Marked Decline in Homelessness
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, rights, homelessness, policy, freedoms, government, americans, humans )

Cal
- 583 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Street homelessness in Vancouver has decreased by 62 per cent since 2008, according to a new report by the city.
OP-ED: Homes for the Homeless: A Smart Investment in Dignity
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, rights, homelessness, policy, freedoms, government, americans, humans )

Cal
- 632 days ago - csmonitor.com
Despite a recent rise in poverty, homelessness is down. One reason? Providing a residence for the homeless creates enough self-respect for them to deal with underlying issues.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Defend the Rights of Homeless People in California
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, politics, society, homelessness, rights, news, ethics, americans )

Cal
- 647 days ago - forcechange.com
The Homeless Person's Bill of Rights and Fairness Act is legislation that homeless advocates have been waiting for, a bill that would help to stop discrimination against homeless people. California's cities have some of the highest homeless populations in
How One GOP Plutocrat Helped Make 20,000 Kids Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, news, homelessness, children, abuse, politics, law, government, freedoms, ethics )

Cal
- 657 days ago - alternet.org
Homelessness in New York has skyrocketed, thanks in part to years of conservative policy predicated on right-wing ideology
A Veteran of the Afghanistan War Speaks Out on Poverty   video
Society & Culture  (tags: video, Mason Bliss, veteran, war, Afghanistan, Green Party, USA, wealthy nation, starving children, homelessness, poverty, declining education, Green New Deal, economic justice, green jobs, green energy )

Brian
- 724 days ago - youtube.com
Today we share the story of Mason Bliss, an Afghan vet and Green Party supporter. It's immoral that children are starving in one of the wealthiest nations in the world.
 

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