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Homelessness

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  • Fort Lauderdale approves anti-homeless measures

    Fort Lauderdale approves anti-homeless measures
    Commissioners have approved two new laws, criticized by the homeless, that ban panhandling at busy intersections and prohibit sleeping downtown on public property.
  • Volunteer spotlight: Justis Harrilal

    Justis Harrilal, 17, of Miramar volunteers with several organizations: HandsOn Broward, Feeding South Florida, Miami Rescue Mission and Jubilee Center South Broward. In December 2010, Harrilal was accepted as a Student Ambassador to People-to-People...

    Chicago unveils program to help veterans with housing

    Chicago unveils program to help veterans with housing
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will be out today to unveil a program designed to prevent homelessness among veterans by providing support services and subsidized housing. Most of the $5 million to fund the program will come from a federal grant. Emanuel's office...

    Hounding a homeless man into giving up his dogs

    Hounding a homeless man into giving up his dogs
    Gerrick Miller tugged on a blue tarp to shade his pit bull puppies from the sun blasting their plywood pen. Tucked into a concrete corner just outside skid row, the newborns squirmed in a mass of black, silver, copper and white fur, squealing softly...

    Pasadena repurposes parking meters to collect change for homeless

    Pasadena repurposes parking meters to collect change for homeless
    It's a quandary faced by anyone who's been asked for money by a homeless person: Will my spare change stave off hunger or support an addiction? Pasadena is now testing an alternative to giving to the panhandler. Fourteen repurposed parking meters...