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7 Things You Didn't Know About Homelessness

January is Poverty Awareness Month, and we thought you should know these seven facts about homelessness.

7. You could fill five football stadiums with the homeless population of the U.S. 509 more words

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Employment is Part of the Solution: Reflections on the 2015 National Conference on Ending Homelessness

By Chris Warland, Associate Director of Field Building, National Initiatives on Poverty & Economic Opportunity

We believe that every person deserves the opportunity to succeed in work and support themselves and their familie… 663 more words


Instead of Criminalizing Homelessness, Utah Is Doing the Opposite — And It's Working

After Barbara Simons left her abusive husband and the house they lived in together six years ago, she had nowhere to go. She was without a job and her daughter, Jamie, was struggling with mental health issues.

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13 people, plus me makes 14.

As of just now, 13 people have reached out to someone homeless because I said that’s what I wanted for Christmas. None of these people know me in real life: they are effectively strangers. 164 more words


Another Round in the Debate Over Who Is Truly Homeless

The National Alliance to End Homelessness has again raised objections to the proposed Homeless Children and Youth Act — the formal title of a pair of bills now pending in Congress. 920 more words


Numbers Detailing Homelessness Tell a Poignant Story

Jessie’s Homes for Families, which partners with Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, is working to build high-quality transitional housing for homeless families in the Denver area. 251 more words

Rick Schaden