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TAKE ACTION NOW! Ft. Lauderdale: Stop Criminalizing Feeding of the Poor and Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: government, ethics, crime, culture, homelessness, unjust laws, society, politics, police, law, news )

Cal
- 13 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
90 year old Arnold Abbott of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl has been feeding the homeless since 1990. A new city ordinance has now made this illegal
It Shouldn't Be This Hard To Be A Female Veteran In America
Society & Culture  (tags: women, America, military, veterans, society, culture, homelessness, health care, unemployment, ethics, news, freedoms, government, education )

CarrieSIC
- 14 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The number of women serving in the U.S. military has increased dramatically in recent years, yet the services they need upon returning home are not keeping up with the unprecedented demand.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fort Luaderdale Mayor: Don't Jail People For Feeding the City's Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, corruption, evil, homelessness, punishing philanthropy and volunteers, legal ethics, morality, charity, immorality, law, freedoms, culture, politics, society )

Cal
- 18 days ago - act.faithfulamerica.org
A few weeks ago, the city passed a cruel law that outlaws the distribution of food to homeless people in public. When 90-year-old chef Arnold Abbott led a group of church volunteers in serving trays of hot food, he and others were arrested
Tell Homeless Agencies to Not Pressure Homeless People to Give Up Their Pets - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, pets&animals )

Slava
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It has been proven that animals have a beneficial affect on the humans who love them. They are a calming, soothing presence in our lives. We give them love and they return it a thousand fold!
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
- 128 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 177 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 182 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
- 207 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 213 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
- 295 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
- 396 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
- 476 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
- 649 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Street homelessness in Vancouver has decreased by 62 per cent since 2008, according to a new report by the city.
 

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