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Homeless College Students

Homeless College Students a Growing Concern on Campuses by Chris Ehrman brings recovering addicts, homeless and a combination of the like to the forefront. While there are resources locally in every state and federally, sometimes those resources fall short.

Social Issues

Rough Ain't It

Rustling leaves, howling wind and a young soul running the streets of Manhattan. Blood covered hands, hoodie on and a quick pair of legs. The sirens start in the near distant, as the legs move quicker to the ally way considered “home”. 260 more words

Patronising, crass and condescending: it's time to end the Vinnies CEO Sleepout

The only time my back-page column at the Australian Financial Review was spiked was when I wrote that the St Vincent de Paul Society’s annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout was well-meaning but patronising, crass and condescending. 1,031 more words

Writing Prompt

Writing Prompt:  Someone is following you.  Who is it?  What does the person want?

I stepped out of the gas station and was hit in the face with hot, muggy air.   990 more words

Fiction

Multnomah County Homeless Count Reveals Nearly 3 in 4 Unhoused Report Disabilities

A growing portion of homeless people in Oregon’s largest county is disabled, and service agencies report anecdotally that the people they serve are older and sicker than a decade ago. 66 more words

The Lund Report

Chicago Homeless Shelters Serve Up Starbucks

CHICAGO (CBS) — Every night, trucks from the Greater Chicago Food Depository pick up unsold salads, sandwiches and wraps from Starbucks and delivers them to homeless shelters. 287 more words

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