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  • The Hollywood Film Festival explores homelessness
    Hollywood Film Festival Shines a Light on Homelessness
    “This festival is about films and entertainment and I’m delighted to be on this panel to talk about homelessness,” said Manager Brenda Threatt, Winter Shelter System for the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA).....
  • The average age of a homeless person might surprise you!
    A few reasons why they're still homeless after World Homeless Day
    One can’t truly celebrate a day called World Homeless Day because, well… it's complicated. World Homeless Day, recognized October 10, 2014, was a way to draw attention to the needs of homeless adults and children, and their needs...
  • Homeless youth under a bridge
    Social justice coalition works to enact Homeless Bill of Rights in three states
    Over 125 social justice groups across five states are collaborating on what will effectively be a Homeless Bill of Rights that the coalition hopes to get introduced as individual bills in the states of California, Colorado and Oregon during each...
  • An image of Barack Obama from "Candidate 2008" in the Grand Rapids City Hall during ArtPrize 2014
    The changing appearance of ArtPrize® a critical look
    TheGrand Rapids ArtPrizeis called the largest ArtPrize®in the world and folks in Grand Rapids are proud of that. It is known for bringing art from around the world to the town of Grand Rapids where the artists compete for over half a million...
  • Funds awarded to help Veteran homelessness
    Funds awarded to help Veteran homelessness
    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced, today $207 million in grants to Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, to be put toward helping an additional 70,000 homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families....
  • ‘Gotham’ tackles child homelessness and human trafficking
    ‘Gotham’ tackles child homelessness and human trafficking
    FOX’s new hit show “Gotham” continued to build its legend during its second episode, entitled “Selina Kyle”, Monday night.After getting a brief glimpse of Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz) working on conquering his fear and...
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    Elderly homelessness
    There is no one face of homelessness. Homelessness is not just something that happens to drug addicts and alcoholics. Families face homelessness and according to Leftfootforward.com, “One in three of us are potentially one paycheck away from...
  • Download Jewel's new song "Home to Me" for free
    Download Jewel's new song "Home to Me" for free
    Public parks are home to many people who have nowhere else to go. Affordable public housing helps get people out of the parks and on their way out of poverty. The ReThink initiative seeks to inform and educate people about homelessness and how...
  • Executive Director Michael Arnold, LAHSA retiring at years' end
    Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority Chief Michael Arnold plans to retire
    Arnold will leave LAHSA, a LA City and LA County Joint powers Authority by the year’s end after the agency searches for his replacementThe Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority says the agency's Executive Director, Michael Arnold, has...
  • Resting place
    Homelessness in Hawaii
    Hawaii, considered by many as “paradise”, but even in “paradise”, homelessness is front and center.Since 2000 the number of homeless people in Hawaii has increased by 61 percent. Currently, more than 6,000 people live on...
  • The homeless have something to teach the world.
    Sandy the homeless lady and ethics
    The homeless have much to teach business professionals about ethics, perspective, and sense of self. Let me introduce you to Sandy, who merits being dubbed San Diego’s unofficial ambassador.This homeless soul had a smile broader than the...
  • Miley Cyrus at this 2014 MTV VMAs
    Miley Cyrus uses VMA speech for selfless reason, fights to end homelessness
    On Aug. 24, the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) took place at The Forum in Inglewood, California, and Miley Cyrus's "Wrecking Ball" video was named "Video of the Year," the biggest award of the evening. When the time came for...
  • What are the most valuable things in life?
    What are the most valuable things in life?
    Some of the most valuable things in this life come free of charge. That's right. You may work really hard at a job you hate to earn the money to afford to live a certain lifestyle only to discover at the end of your journey that the best...
  • Free Marijuana for the Poor
    Marijuana for the Masses: Berkeley Approves Free Pot for the Poor
    The City Council of Berkeley, California recently passed an ordinance that requires medical marijuana dispensaries to set aside 2 percent of their product for “low income” individuals and families. Recipients, who must be Berkeley...
  • Queen City Crusaders
    Crime fighting crusaders on a Queen City mission
    Gone are the days caped crusaders relentlessly fought crime on darkened street corners. Think again Cincinnati, real life superheros are on the way! The Queen City Crusaders(QCC) are forming now with plans to hit the streets of greater Cincinnati...