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DC's Poorest Residents Fight Displacement By Gentrification
Society & Culture  (tags: gentrification, race politics, housing, ethics, rights, society, politics, usa, culture, americans, news )

Cal
- 270 days ago - truth-out.org
Because Washington was America's first city to have a black majority, it came as a shock to many in 2011 when DC's black population dropped below 50 percent for the first time in more than 50 years
8 Ways Being Poor Is Wildly Expensive in America
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, poverty, society, ethics, housing, wages, transportation, food, health, rights, sadness, humans, family )

CarrieSIC
- 270 days ago - alternet.org
According to the US Census Bureau, half of Americans are poor, or just on the edge. Fifteen percent (46.5 million) are in poverty, while "half of Americans are in or near poverty." On top of that 76% of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck.
Stop Evictions ! People Deserve Affordable and Secure Housing ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, housing, protection )

Cher
- 413 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Today, nearly 10 million U.S. homeowners are in jeopardy of foreclosing on their residences, while 11 million tenants pay more than 50% of their income every month.
Don't Let Her Go. Suitable Housing For Shauna - The Petition Site. SIGN NOW!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, child, family, ethics, health, disease, women, housing, healthcare, media, caring )

Jim
- 893 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The family of an eight-year-old girl with a rare chromosome disorder that sees her with no mobility has this week appealed to Athlone Town Council to provide them with a house that is appropriately adapted to meet the child's needs.
No Way to Honor Dr. King
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, abuse, bushadministration, cheney, candidates, constitution, cover-up, democrats, corruption, ethics, elections, Govtfearmongering, housing, media, military, republicans, propaganda, freedoms, humanrights, middle-east, interesting, government )

Michael
- 1159 days ago - commondreams.org
The ceremonies for the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington DC were kicked off on August 24 at an event billed as Honoring Global Leaders for Peace. Some of those honored are a far cry from King's beloved community of the poor and oppressed.
NEW HOUSING: Can Holmes Fix Native Reserves in Canada?
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, culture, family, housing, activists, goodnews, world, rights, news, government )

Cal
- 1525 days ago - www2.macleans.ca
HGTV's Holmes on Homes recently joined forces with the Assembly of First Nations and will oversee an initiative aimed at building sustainable homes on reserves
Inside China's Gated Communities for the Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, economy, housing, poor, ethics, rights, government, freedoms, culture )

Cal
- 1562 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Once a symbol of affluence, gates are now used as a form of 'sealed management' for low-income villages
Bill Could Speed Up Indian Land Deals
Society & Culture  (tags: red tape, housing, years, sadness, rights )

Lone
- 1625 days ago - argusleader.com
WASHINGTON - For decades, Native American tribes trying to expand their limited housing base on reservation land have had to get approval for every leasing agreement, including mortgages, from the federal government. The extra red tape has meant
Crow Creek Reservation - Children Freezing :: GREENSEAS
Society & Culture  (tags: children, humans, politics, Native Americans, elderly, death, environment, ethics, government, illness, society, housing, SupremeCourt )

Kathryn
- 1738 days ago - care2.com
We are into winter and at night, temperatures are already dropping below zero. Power has been shut off in numerous homes leaving infants, veterans, and families in the cold.
Action Alert: Petiton-We Must Educate Our School Children About the Africa Holocaust Year Round!
Society & Culture  (tags: constitution, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, freedoms, government, healthcare, housing, lies, media, news, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, democrats, elections, military, socialsecurity, SupremeCourt, terrorism, usa, war, corruption, ame )

Cynthia
- 1781 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
School children need to be taught about the African Holocaust and about the African existence in America year round and not just during the month of February to understand why their communities are in the states they are in and be prepared for life.
Native American Nonprofit Receives $800,000 Affordable Housing Award
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, Native Americans, housing, government )

Lone
- 1799 days ago - ukiahdailyjournal.com
Native American nonprofit receives $800,000 affordable housing award The Daily Journal A Ukiah-based non-profit housing developer has experienced two landmark achievements during 2009 after years of struggling to gain certification from the State of
UNITED NATIONS OFFICIAL TO VISIT PINE RIDGE RESERVATION TO INVESTIGATE HOUSING CONDITIONS
Society & Culture  (tags: housing, Native Americans, government, homeless )

Lone
- 1838 days ago - ndnnews.com
San Francisco, CA, October 11, 2009 - The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, Raquel Rolnik, will visit the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota on November 1st during her official visit to the United States where
Help Homeless to Move Into Housing ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, homeless, housing, protection )

Cher
- 1900 days ago - change.org
Lucia is a mother of 14 year old daughter. Lucia works and is a student. She has been homeless since 6/2005. Lucia was living in Santa Monica. She was not able to pay her rent because her husband was using drugs heavily and took all of the rent money
Tribes Get $100 Million for Housing
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, money, housing, culture, GoodNews )

Lone
- 1910 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
Fifty tribes have been awarded $100 million in federal stimulus money to bolster housing and stimulate community development
Last Housing Project in Atlanta Nears Demise
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, housing, society, politics, usa, government, family )

Cal
- 1918 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Across U.S., blighted buildings being razed for neighborhood revitalization
 

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