Green Party VP Candidate, Pat LaMarche, sleeps in shelters across the United States to better understand the conditions and needs of those who stay in them.
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In a searing portrait of America beneath its golden surface, author David K. Shiper lays bare the lives of the poverty-stricken people who are essential… Read more »
The closings of the Gales School Shelter and the District’s “hypothermia” homeless facility are hitting women particularly hard, leaving more vulnerable women on the street,… Read more »
When faced with daunting routines involving insulin shots and strict diets, managing type 2 diabetes can be an overwhelming task for anyone. Homeless diabetics, however, inevitably have… Read more »
Seattle Man Pleads Guilty to Beating Homeless SEATTLE – A man who police say beat a homeless man in an attack linked to a white… Read more »
For troubled young people, separation from family and home is the ultimate crisis. It disrupts their schoolwork, their family and social relationships, and all of… Read more »
Jackson Becomes New HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson was recently sworn in as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Jackson had been… Read more »
A study by the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) in late 2003 found that nearly 70% of the cities surveyed have passed new laws… Read more »
Founded in 1984, the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) is the nation’s oldest homeless advocacy group.It serves as a national network of advocates, service… Read more »
Most people are unaware of the dual challenges that homeless immigrants face every day. These individuals must cope with a lack of permanent shelter while negotiating the… Read more »
News update on the balance budget proposal.
Two men from the Olive Branch Community in Washington, D.C., have decided to observe this year’s Lent by participating in a fast that will promote awareness of the city’s dearth of housing for its homeless community, particularly for those who speak Spanish.
News update regarding the success of the newly opened Calvary Women’s Services mission on K Street.
Cities across the country intend to reduce homelessness, but few have turned their best practice plans into reality, according to a new study from the… Read more »
In this second part of a candid Street Sense interview, Mangano discusses his homelessness in Washington, D.C. and across the country with reporter Muata Langley.
NEWS: from around the nation
An article about an increase in homeless funding from the government and its potential consequences.
A profile on Leonard Cannady, who warns of the dangers of substance abuse.
An interview of former Congressman and Reverand Walter E. Faunteroy on social issues affecting America.
A 2003 protest to call awareness to 300 families on the waiting list each day for emergency shelter in 2003.