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Repeal Law That Severely Restricts Possessions the Homeless Can Own
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, homelessness, laws, injustice, California, Los Angeles, LA, petitions )

- 198 days ago -
As though homeless people donâEUR(TM)t already own so few possessions, the city of Los Angeles just passed a law saying that the amount of things a homeless person can own must fit inside of a trash can.
Hiding The Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, crime, ticketing, federal case, where do they go )

- 326 days ago -
A growing number of American cities are ticketing or arresting homeless people for essentially being homeless. The new laws ban behavior commonly associated with homelessness like reclining in public, sharing food or sitting on a sidewalk.
Help End the Housing Crisis ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, homeless, housing crisis, children )

- 571 days ago -
Join us in asking politicians to build more affordable homes. The housing crisis ends here.
In NYC, Port Authority Tells Group Not to Hand Out Blankets, Doesn't Want Homeless 'Too Comfortable'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, abuse, NYC, homeless, freezing temperatures, blankets, society, ethics, humans, health, crime, sadness, safety, rights, government, freedoms, dishonesty, family, news )

- 609 days ago -
Volunteers with Saxton/Hart tried to help those in need during frigid temperatures by handing out blankets at New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal and were shocked when authorities turned them away:
Home Petite Home
Society & Culture  (tags: affordable housing, alternative housing, tiny homes, tiny houses, homeless )

- 616 days ago -
In the Pacific Northwest, people with nowhere else to go are forming micro-communities with communal kitchens and toilets but teeny, individual sleeping units. Could tiny homes, once the provenance of design blogs, help curb homelessness nationwide?
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 )

- 652 days ago -
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 )

- 665 days ago -
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 )

- 671 days ago -
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 )

- 688 days ago -
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 )

- 755 days ago -
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 )

- 788 days ago -
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 )

- 827 days ago -
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 )

- 924 days ago -
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 )

- 985 days ago -
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 )

- 1079 days ago -
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.

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