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Homeless Youth To Receive Leadership, Self-Defense Skills At Covenant House Illinois

CHICAGO (CBS) — Homeless young people who stay at Covenant House Illinois will get a chance to participate in self-defense classes and learn empowerment skills during a special workshop at the agency. 128 more words


Meet Ashley Sims

Comrades in the south west might like to keep an eye out for Ashley Sims. This career con-man set himself up as arbiter of who is worthy of mutual aid in Torbay, his criterion being whether they actually sleep outside*. 168 more words


Looks like reindeer!

I am well aware that we have a national problem with trying to assist – and settle – our homeless – not all of which – in this area – live on the streets of Bath. 189 more words


Near 500 words: The refugee

The photographer spotted the woman, waiting for a bus. When asked who she was, Iriana said to the photographer, “I am a refugee, a woman with no country. 514 more words

Near 500 Words

Tapping Feet

Feet Tapping
in ten thousand different directions
Treble, Bass, and in-between
Through puddles, grass, and dry concrete
Rushed or Slowed
Some walk on their tippie-toes… 131 more words


Homebound (a poem)

Respected because I stopped
To hear his repeated cause
That stops progress, erodes respect.
Pleaded because he’s homeless,
Needs pledges for cash causes
Before the bleeding lessens.

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Court Ruling Has Sacramento County Backing Off No-Camping Ordinance

SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Sacramento County has suspended enforcement of its no camping policy after an appeals court ruling against the city of Boise.

Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Peters says the county stopped enforcing the ordinance against camping without a permit after the 9th U.S. 119 more words