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Helping the homeless voters find their voice this federal election

SASKATOON – In less than a month’s time, Canadians will cast their ballots in the 42nd federal election. Come Oct. 19, polling clerks will be stationed throughout the country on Election Day and will require voters to prove they are who they say they are. 334 more words


Bill Before Legislature Would Allow Vet Care at Emergency Shelters

Editorial by Kevin O”Neal and Christy Woods

Katrina. Ten years ago this month that name became forever linked with tragic scenes of devastated residents, flooded homes and businesses, harried evacuations, and heroic rescues throughout the Gulf States. 548 more words


Fort Worth Activates Emergency Shelters

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FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The bitter chill is back and the City of Fort Worth wants to make sure the homeless get through the night alive. 88 more words



Exciting, ecological, light-weight structures, by 21st century architects, meet the demands climate change presents

In her latest book Phyllis Richardson (also author of Nano House, XS Extreme: Big Ideas, Small Buildings and editor of  354 more words


Shigeru Ban - Humanitarian Architecture

The recipient of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize, Shigeru Ban is no stranger to the role of humanitarian. He work often revolves on the innovative use of inexpensive materials (such as paper) and the construction of emergency shelters.   62 more words

New Books

Making Shelters Habitable; an excerpt from Christopher Jencks research laden book titled "Home Less"

“It’s sobering how pertinent this research book remains nearly a quarter century after publication representing a clear and systemic failure to lift people out of poverty and homelessness.”– Bill (Without a Roof) Mash… 654 more words