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Homelessness

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  • A helping hand for the homeless

    A helping hand for the homeless
    To the editor: I read with amazement the article detailing the decision of the Los Angeles City Council. (“Stop punishing the homeless,” Opinion, June 30)
  • Garcetti, City Council throw homeless problem to the police

    Garcetti, City Council throw homeless problem to the police
    Mayor Eric Garcetti took office with a promise to end chronic homelessness by the end of 2016. Instead, two years into his term, we're throwing $100 million annually at a problem that's spreading and becoming more entrenched — and Garcetti's...

    Land swap with Franklin Square would facilitate new homeless shelter in Essex

    Land swap with Franklin Square would facilitate new homeless shelter in Essex
    At Baltimore County's shelter for homeless women and families in Essex, bunk beds are crammed together and residents keep belongings in plastic tubs. When fathers arrive with families, they have to sleep on mats out in the hall. The computer lab doubles...

    Garcetti stance on homeless crackdown draws critics from both sides

    Garcetti stance on homeless crackdown draws critics from both sides
    Faced this week with a choice between signing or vetoing controversial legislation that would crack down on homeless encampments, Mayor Eric Garcetti charted a complex middle course. Resorting to a peculiarity of Los Angeles' legislative process, he...

    Scholarships give college-bound homeless students a boost

    Scholarships give college-bound homeless students a boost
    Aja Lowrey knows what it means to struggle. The 18-year-old Chicagoan has endured homelessness twice during critical junctures of her young life. After receiving most of her schooling at Leslie Lewis Elementary School in the North Austin neighborhood,...