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The Liberty to Feed the Poor

Conor Friedersdorf

On the night she was ticketed, Chef Joan Cheever’s menu included fresh vegetable soup, lamb meatballs over wheat pasta, braised Southern greens, and a salad with roasted beets. 500 more words

News From The Soul Brother

90-Year Old To Be Honored For Work With The Homeless

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — The South Florida man who has made headlines for standing up to the city of Fort Lauderdale’s new Laws restricting the feeding of the homeless is set to be honored. 266 more words

News

Lions and Lambs?


On Thanksgiving St Bartholomew’s Church in New York City hosted an unusual dinner. Guests who paid $100 a head shared their holiday dinner with the homeless. 997 more words

Poverty

New Report: The Criminalization of Food-Sharing Practices

New Report: The Criminalization of Food-Sharing Practices
Source: National Coalition for the Homeless

On Tuesday, October 21, Fort Lauderdale Commissioners will vote on a proposed ordinance that will severely limit the capabilities of groups to distribute food to people experiencing homelessness.

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Government And Politics

How Should We Make Sure That Homeless People Don't Go Hungry?

This is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, an annual event scheduled to take advantage of the fact that we’re thinking about what we’re thankful for — and about food. 1,116 more words

Homelessness

Police Arrest 90-Year-Old and Two Pastors for Feeding Homeless People

Originally published on November 9, 2014, at NationofChange.org

In an act of compassion and civil disobedience, a 90-year-old man and two pastors in Fort Lauderdale openly defied a new city ordinance barring anyone from feeding homeless people in public. 710 more words

Andrew Emett