A man preying upon homeless women has been convicted.
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A look at the problems homeless veterans face.
For 22 hours straight we rode from
Minnesota to D.C., hoping that if
enough members of the 99 percent
came, we could have an impact on our
Homeless advocate Bob Ballard explains what being
homeless and the Occupy movement have in common
Street Sense Co-Founder Ted Henson Interviews D.C.’s mental health chief, Stephen Baron.
On Jan. 16, over 75 community and student volunteers, mostly young adults in their 20s and early 30s, found them- selves living by those words – spoken by the great Indian pacifist leader Mahatma Gandhi. They spent the Martin Luther King, Jr.(MLK) Day of Service, painting such inspirational quotes as well as bright images in the hallways of Tyler Elementary School in Southeast.
In the years since the city of Raleigh started requiring panhandlers to obtain permits to beg, police have issued many hundreds of citations. But the… Read more »
In Indianapolis, police and social service agencies have begun working to get the city’s downtown homeless population off the streets in preparation for the Super… Read more »
The keys to a new apartment, given to Octavio Estevez and his family the day before Christmas, may also be the keys to the New… Read more »
Since Dec. 21, three Orange County, Calif., homeless men have been stabbed to death. Local authorities are trying to find out if someone is targeting… Read more »
Volunteers from Homeless Children’s Playtime Project are celebrating Christmas with homeless kids at D.C. General Hospital, which is currently expanding services in order to help more homeless families.
Advocates gathering around on New York Avenue to stand in solidarity with members of homeless community who have died in the past year on National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day
The D.C. Interagency Council on Homelessness discusses plans to provide enough services to keep homeless people safe during the 2011-2012 winter season.
Five buildings at the Upper Post of Fort Snelling in Minnesota will be converted into apartments for homeless veterans. The $10.2 million project, led by St. Paul-based developer, Common Bond Communities, will create 58 units, potentially as soon as 2013.
A look at the Occupy movement and the goals behind it.
Every year as the holidays approach, hundreds of schools, colleges and universities across the country host events for National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week.
When the hospital was discharging Anthony, a social worker told him that he had two choices: a homeless shelter or Joseph’s House, a hospice for homeless HIV/AIDS sufferers in Northwest D.C. Anthony did not hesitate.
Hispanic residents of the District who are coping with poverty, illness and homelessness may not know about the help that is available to them. Language and cultural barriers, fears about immigration status and traumas in their lives may hinder them from learning about social services, medical care and shelters.
In November, Brian Carome joined the staff of Street Sense as the new executive director. He arrives with more than 20 years of senior and executive management experience at local nonprofit social service organizations. Previously, he served as executive director at Housing Opportunities for Women, Project Northstar and A-SPAN.
Women toil in the fields for most of their lives producing food and strengthening the largely agricultural economy of African countries, but when their fathers, husbands or older sons die, they are no longer welcome on land they may have tended for years