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Camping Ban Lawsuit in Sacramento goes to Trial

Lawsuits lawsuits everywhere. When will cities learn criminalization is expensive and dumb?

From: Western Regional Advocacy Project
8 hrs · Sacramento, CA ·
Alan v City of Sacramento trial started. 46 more words

"Renowned poverty expert challenges audience to act"


Renowned poverty expert challenges audience to act

GREENSBORO — Gene R. Nichol’s message was meant to make the people in his audience squirm, to remind them not to become too comfortable with the crushing poverty around the corner or across the state. 745 more words

After Hurricane Maria, still homeless in San Juan, but now with food and a view


A tiny encampment for the homeless, flush with supplies, has thrived on a picturesque beach on a San Juan lagoon. Israel Vila lives in a makeshift shelter along the shore and talks about his experience on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 after Hurricane Maria struck the island. 484 more words

Puerto Rico

Is it mean to send the rich away empty?

In her Magnificat (Luke 1:46-55), Mary says, “He has filled the hungry with good things and sent the rich away empty.” That line used to bother me. 444 more words

Edmonton Emergency Relief Services Society kicks off blanket campaign

The Edmonton Emergency Relief Services Society (EERSS) has kicked off this year’s Alberta Blanket in Warmth campaign.

The EERSS has set its goal at gathering at least 8,000 blankets that will be given away free of charge. 135 more words