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NYTimes: New York City Plans Focus on Mental Health in Justice System

It sounds like NYC has a great plan to treat mental health with various solutions other than jail. I hope these wide ranging services and solutions when combined will help people stay out of “the System”. 99 more words

The Law

The texture of pain

Despite the jumble of contradictory Sean sightings by the redwood encampment in People’s Park, I felt sure he had been there last night. I thought about how I had slept just blocks from him, my radar already casting its beams as I slumbered. 864 more words

Dillon Utter

New York-based painter and figurative artist Dillon Utter uses his own street photography as the starting point for his portraits. His subjects are the often overlooked, easily ignored: drifters, the homeless, poor, elderly. 87 more words

Art And Design

street people

“So we’d be a bit like street people, just not on the street because we have no other choices but because that’s what we chose.” They’d been looking over those pages of places to visit for a few hours now, looking at a big map that had been set up against one of the empty walls in the family room. 1,368 more words

365 Project

Gotta Find A Home

  • Author: Dennis Cardiff
  • Published: June 2014 by Gotta Find A Home
  • Category: Non Fiction

Many thanks to Dennis Cardiff for supplying me with a copy as part of… 680 more words

Homelessness

Homeless Haiku

November and the days are drawing in, it’s getting colder, and the homeless are watching for hot-air grates, dryer vents, to keep them warm. Shelters are filling up and all I can do is give to the local Food Bank … 69 more words

Poem

70 Years of New York City Street Details

When we first arrived in New York City, the NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial was just ending at the Museum of Arts and Design. The show included an interesting mix of conceptual art pieces, painting, sculpture, functional objects and graphics. 367 more words

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