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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 )

- 154 days ago -
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 )

- 203 days ago -
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 )

- 208 days ago -
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 )

- 233 days ago -
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 )

- 239 days ago -
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 )

- 321 days ago -
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 )

- 422 days ago -
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 )

- 502 days ago -
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 )

- 675 days ago -
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 )

- 724 days ago -
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 )

- 739 days ago -
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 )

- 749 days ago -
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 )

- 817 days ago -
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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