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'Car Sleepers' the New US Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, economy, business, debt, foreclosures, finance, humans, news, usa, interesting, sadness )

- 2025 days ago -
Santa Barbara boasts a classic laidback California lifestyle, with uncongested beaches, wholesome cafes and charming Spanish-style architecture.
Homelessness Just Dead Wrong, Says Kevin Rudd - Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: australia, labor, government, kevin rudd, homeless, children, adults )

- 2270 days ago -
PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd has ordered a White Paper report into the growing problem of homelessness in Australia. At Parliament House in Canberra, Mr Rudd said there were more than 100,000 homeless people in Australia and it was clear the Federal Gov
Invisible Youth Network Virtual Community
Society & Culture  (tags: teens, youth, children, homeless, society, humans, family, safety )

- 2281 days ago -
Invisible Youth is a growing network that provides resources and support for homeless and at risk youth. We do this, every day, in cities across America. We carry out our mission through our partner organizations and volunteers who go to the streets in
Child Poverty In America: The Homeless Families
Society & Culture  (tags: society, homeless, humans, children, youth, family )

- 2281 days ago -
California is the homeless capital of America. Ventura County-an affluent, suburban area, next to Los Angeles County-has between three and five thousand homeless. According to a survey by the Ventura County Coalition for the Homeless, one-third of the
Poverty: America's Hidden Shame
Society & Culture  (tags: society, homeless, America, poor, poverty, children, child, family, ethics )

- 2281 days ago -
The rich get richer while the poor get poorer. That phrase has been said so many times it has become a worn-out cliche. Practically no one talks about it any more, and most people just think nothing can be done about it. So it has just gotten worse and
Homeless Kids Are Everywhere
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child, homeless, society, family )

- 2293 days ago -
Look around your neighborhood. There might be something down the block you never noticed. More than 8,200 students in just Oklahoma were identified as "homeless" in 2006-2007, according to state reports. How big a city would 8,200 people be if all were
How To End Homelessness? Provide Homes
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, social services, housing )

- 2333 days ago -
Successful Program Gives People Housing First, Social Services Second
Thousands Perched on Rooftops in Mexico Floods
Society & Culture  (tags: floods, homeless, Mexico, world, society, humans )

- 2354 days ago -
VILLAHERMOSA, Mexico (Reuters) - Thousands of people perched on rooftops in southern Mexico on Saturday, hoping to be evacuated from devastating flooding that has left most of Tabasco state under water and 800,000 people homeless.
Follow-Up Story to Some People Don't Deserve to Have Children
Society & Culture  (tags: drug addicts, homeless, children, cocaine, New York, Rochester, child neglect )

- 2390 days ago -
A judge in Rochester, NY ruled that a homeless couple of drug addicts with four children in foster care, three of whom tested positive for cocaine at birth, couldn't have any more kids. The appellate court reversed the decision. What a shame!
Family of 10 Homeless No Longer: Local Businessman Helps Woman Buy House, Nearly Lost
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, homeless, mother, 9 children, death, suicide, mental illness, family, GoodNews, interesting )

- 2416 days ago -
Karen Champagne and her children, ages 4 to 15, were facing eviction earlier this summer, unable to pay the mortgage after her mentally ill husband, Richard, accumulated about $145,000 in debt before committing suicide four years ago.....
Todd Crandell From Addict To Ironman
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, Overcame drug addiction, homeless )

- 2429 days ago -
Ironman triathlons test the body and mind. Todd Crandell tested both long before he began competing. The former drug addict, once homeless and suicidal, has a new message. Watch Video
Local Outreach Center Builds More Housing for Beach Homeless Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: disabled veterans, homeless, VA Beach, Outreach Center, state and federal leaders, U.S. Interagency Council )

- 2434 days ago -
The nonprofit group broke ground on a 22-bed apartment building, a $1.3 million project that will serve homeless adults with disabilities and homeless veterans. The complex, which will include studio and two-bedroom apartments, is being built on one......
March to Recognize Plight of Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, firefighters, community, march, rights, housing, ethics, education, freedoms, usa )

- 2458 days ago -
While most San Rafael officials exulted that firefighters were able to prevent injuries or the loss of homes when a fire erupted on San Rafael Hill last month, one civic leader observed that at least 10 people lost everything they owned....
San Diego Salutes Veterans in Stand Down 2007
Society & Culture  (tags: Veterans, Operation Stand Down, homeless, freedoms, housing, troops, usa, war, activists, americans, culture, education, family, humans )

- 2460 days ago -
Sailors and Marines along with other volunteers, hosted the 20th annual Operation Stand Down 2007 for homeless veterans July 13. The three-day event, held at San Diego High School's athletic field, offered support to more than 650 veterans and ......
10-Year-Old Accused of Beating Up Florida Homeless Man
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, violence, children )

- 2549 days ago -
The 10-year-old boy who was released from juvenile detention this week may have enough to say about his friends to get them convicted for beating up a homeless man. ...

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