| Mar 31, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Akua Zenzele, a community supervision agent in Southeast Baltimore who works with parolees, knows the first few days after being released from incarceration are crucial for former inmates.
Many are paroled with few resources and nowhere to go. Some...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Tracy Jones pounded a pair of sneakers against the wall of an Interstate 83 ramp, shaking off months of caked-on dirt. She tossed aside a long-sleeve shirt that had been chewed by a rat and packed up her few belongings Friday as a team of city workers...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Baltimore City may be five years into its Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness (aka "The Journey Home"), but the tragically prejudicial comments from city representatives regarding the individuals experiencing homelessness who were residing at "Camp 83"...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Homelessness is one of those situations that we don't really fully understand until it happens to us or someone we know. The new exhibit at the Gallery at Firehouse Square aims to bring awareness to the issue and help the homeless in the New London area....
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
While they may be hard to find in Lynchburg, homeless people do exist in the city.
"You really don't see our homeless out and about in the community, but I can assure you that they are there," said Tracey Dixon.
Dixon is Executive Director of The...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Maryland will receive $45.6 million from the Obama administration for housing and local services for the homeless, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday.
The Continuum of Care grants will be used to renew support for...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Hat's off to The Sun editorial board for bringing to light the critical need to end homelessness in Baltimore ("The long journey home," Mar. 11). However, anyone looking at Baltimore's revised 10-year plan to meet that goal would be hard-pressed to call...
| Mar 17, 2013
Daniel "Doc" Habeel and Arnetha Gholston-Habeel are nearly always together in sickness, surrounded by hunger and homelessness. But love is the driving force for this couple.
On a Wednesday morning this year, Arnetha, 54, was gently nudging Doc, her...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Halfway through Baltimore's long-term plan to end homelessness, advocates complain that the strategy is in disarray and worry that the number of men, women and children without permanent homes has grown — despite millions of dollars being pumped...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Venus Wiles would rather sleep in a tent stuffed with blankets and all her worldly possessions on the side of the Jones Falls Expressway with her boyfriend, Michael Spence, than stay the night in an emergency shelter.
The encampment — a...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Where to begin in addressing the most pressing needs of the children of homeless families, whose members lack necessities most people take for granted?
Do not underestimate the ability of a mystery story to lift and empower even these children, whose...