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DA Files Murder Charges Against Officers in James Boyd Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque NM, police shooting, Kari Branbenburg, James Boyd, homeless, humans, law, police, death, society, culture, rights, ethics, good news, freedoms, safety )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - abqjournal.com
Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg filed paperwork Monday charging two Albuquerque police officers each with an open count of murder in the fatal shooting of a homeless camper in Albuquerque's foothills last March.
Israeli Home Demolitions in Jerusalem Leave 2 Families Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, families, homeless, ethics, politics, society, government, freedoms, dishonesty, world, violence, sadness, rights, abuse )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - maannews.net
Israeli authorities on Tuesday destroyed three homes, a restaurant, and a butcher shop in the East Jerusalem village of Jabal al-Mukabbir in a dawn raid that left two Palestinian families homeless.
Homeless Man Receives $100... Then Shocks Everyone With How He Spends It
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, charity, kindness )

Tomoko
- 32 days ago - today.com
Let's face it: Many of us hesitate to hand money to the homeless, concerned they will spend it in ways we'd consider unwise.
Give Homeless Group Shelter
Society & Culture  (tags: san jose, the jungle, homeless, people, shelter, help, petition, safety, society )

Scooby
- 49 days ago - forcechange.com
A homeless camp in San Jose known as "The Jungle" is being dismantled after housing hundreds for over a decade. At the edge of Silicon Valley, mere miles from the headquarters of the wealthiest tech companies in the U.S., police, construction workers
When An Injured Homeless Dog Was Rescued, She Had A Surprise For Her Rescuers (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, homeless, 'Hope For Paws', rescue, puppies, good news, humans, activists, safety, society, interesting )

Carrie
- 116 days ago - viralnova.com
Hope For Paws got a call about an injured dog living on the streets in a rough part of Los Angeles. The dog rarely came out of her hiding spot, except to look for food late at night, so it took Eldad Hagar and Lisa Chiarrelli a few nights of looking.
Help The Homeless: To Set Up and Build a New Hotels for the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: Enfield Councillors, UK, NCS, new hotel, homeless, fundraiser )

Barb
- 148 days ago - change.org
People should support this petition because it regards a very common yet addressable issue in the U.K, and more locally, Enfield. It started as a result of The Challenge with NCS as part of our team's campaign and fundraiser.
Three New Mexico Teens Charged With Killing Homeless Men
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque NM, murder, homeless, crime, society, police, news, humans, children, family, ethics, law, sadness, violence, death )

Carrie
- 188 days ago - cnn.com
The boys -- 15, 16 and 18 -- used bricks and a metal pole to kill the men, according to a criminal complaint accusing each of them of two counts of murder. The 15-year-old told an investigator that the trio "randomly" attacked over 50 homeless people.
One Million Buried in Mass Graves on Forbidden New York Island
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, babies, children, death, homeless, poverty, society )

Kit
- 284 days ago - afp.com
Most New Yorkers don't even know it exists. But a million forgotten souls are buried in mass graves dug by convicts on a tiny, forbidden island east of the Bronx.
Ask Shelters for the Homeless to Open Before Temperatures Reach Life-Threatening Levels
Society & Culture  (tags: shelters, homeless, petitions )

Freya
- 346 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Hypothermia can set in at temperatures between 0° and 10° C (32° - 50° F), yet in many cities winter shelters don't open until long after the homeless are at risk for hypothermia.
Homeless Man Finds $850, Turns It in and Gets Benefits Cut for His Honesty
Society & Culture  (tags: Hackensack New Jersey, homeless, honesty, James, Brady, society, ethics, rights, government, sadness )

Carrie
- 440 days ago - rawstory.com
A homeless man who turned over $850 he found on a New Jersey street is a bit poorer for his honesty now, after the Hackensack Human Services Department cut his newly-granted Medicaid and housing benefits for failing to report new income.
U.S. Food Banks Struggle to Meet New Demand Caused By Food Stamp Cuts
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, poverty, homeless, hunger, SNAP, food banks, government, ethics, family, children, society, politics, sadness, health )

Carrie
- 449 days ago - rawstory.com
Across the country, food banks that were already struggling to feed the millions of U.S. citizens who need nutritional assistance are now bracing for a surge in demand for help as deep cuts in the food stamp program take effect.
After Just Four Weeks, The Homeless Man Learning To Code Has Almost Finished His First App
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, homeless, society, good news, education, humans, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 486 days ago - businessinsider.com
It's an old adage: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. McConlogue told me he wanted to test the theory, not for his own personal gain or notoriety, but because he, for whatever reason,...
Take Action: Support the Needy...and Puppies Too ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, animals, homeless, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 624 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
The goal of Wonderful Opportunities for Occupants and Fidos, or WOOF, is two-fold: to get panhandlers off the streets and to provide unadoptable, homeless dogs with companionship in hopes of getting them ready to be adopted.
Bloomberg Cuts Threaten Thousands With Eviction As NYC Homeless Population Increases
Society & Culture  (tags: Coalition for the Homeless, Advantage Program, New York City, Bloomberg Administration, homeless, poverty, working poor )

Dandelion
- 949 days ago - democracynow.org
The Coalition for the Homeless reports the number of people living in New York City homeless shelters has reached an all-time high of 43,000. Critics attribute the spike in homelessness to the Bloomberg administration's alleged failure to help homeless.
Homeless Kids in US Number 1.6 Million
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, government, homeless, hungry, law, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 1132 days ago - alternet.org
Fully 1.6 million children in the United States -- one in 45 kids -- were homeless last year, living in shelters, cars, abandoned buildings and parks, a study released Monday found.
 

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