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Homelessness

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Top Homelessness Articles

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  • At Hartford's Law and Government Academy, Students Gain Philanthropic Touch

    At Hartford's Law and Government Academy, Students Gain Philanthropic Touch
    HARTFORD — The enterprising senior class council of Hartford Public High's Law and Government Academy struck again last week, this time by organizing a family-style dinner that brought together students, parents and businesses in the spirit of...
  • Founder of Baxter's Bags Projects gets recognized

    Founder of Baxter's Bags Projects gets recognized
    Standing at the podium inside the City Commission chambers, Baxter Murrell had to stop speaking for a second. As he described his efforts to walk the streets of Orlando to reach out to homeless people, his voice broke and he started fighting to hold...
  • John E. Felch Jr.: Strong public commitment needed to end homelessness

    John E. Felch Jr.: Strong public commitment needed to end homelessness
    This is the time of year when we take stock of those things for which we are so grateful, especially our families and our homes. It is also the time of year when our compassion is strongest for those who have less or are homeless through no fault of their...
  • Middletown Church Holds Candlight Vigil For Homeless

    MIDDLETOWN — Community leaders attempted to put a face on homelessness Thursday during a candlelight vigil at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, where more than 200 people gathered to pay tribute to the city's homeless who died in 2014. They sang...
  • Tradition Continues To Feed The Homeless On Christmas Day

    Raju "RJ" Gomes is once again serving a meal for the homeless on Christmas Day, continuing a tradition he started when he was a student at Manchester High School. Gomes, 29, said he came up with the idea, which he calls "Make a Christmas," as part of a...
  • Homeless feeding activist Arnold Abbott heading to nation's capital

    Homeless feeding activist Arnold Abbott heading to nation's capital
    Homeless advocate Arnold Abbott and other Broward activists have scheduled a trip to Washington this week to press their campaign opposing laws they say unfairly target public feedings. Abbott and Homeless Voice publisher Sean Cononie plan to meet...
  • Chasing Down the Muse: Weather outside can be frightful — for the homeless

    Oh, the weather outside is frightful … and since we've no place to go … Holiday music plays softly in the background as the much-needed rain comes down. My mischievous muse edits the words of "Let It Snow," turning my thoughts to the plight...
  • Hidden homeless make do in the shadows of downtown L.A.'s luxury

    Hidden homeless make do in the shadows of downtown L.A.'s luxury
    Ammo lives under a bridge with half a dozen men, within shouting distance of Walt Disney Concert Hall. For the little band he calls his "children," he "tweaks" sunshades, tarps and even a leather couch to make cozy leans-to, including one modeled on a...
  • 'Invisible' homeless kids challenge states

    WASHINGTON Chances are you won't see one of the nation's fastest-growing homeless populations camped out on a park bench or queuing up at a local shelter. One in 30 of American children is homeless an all-time high of 2.5 million, according to a new...
  • Hand-sewing on the streets

    Hand-sewing on the streets
    When the sun sets in Burbank, Darlene O’Connell searches for an empty parking lot, lays down cardboard and covers herself with several blankets to protect against the cold night air. When morning comes, she brings all her belongings to George...
  • Increasing awareness of hunger, homelessness

    Increasing awareness of hunger, homelessness
    Nova Southeastern University in Davie recently hosted activities aimed at generating a local call to action to combat hunger and homelessness. Students from Alpha Phi Omega partnered with the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement for the...