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Homelessness

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Top Homelessness Articles

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  • A results-oriented approach to chronic homelessness

    Her name was Anne. I found her in the lobby of our church crying hysterically, unable to be comforted by our staff. When I finally got her in a room by herself, I innocently asked, "What can I do to help you?" She then yelled, "Look at me! Look at me....
  • $213 million earmarked to track L.A. homeless by computer, house 1,400

    $213 million earmarked to track L.A. homeless by computer, house 1,400
    A coalition of public and private agencies announced Tuesday that it is funneling $213 million to house 1,400 homeless people and to expand a tracking and placement system it hopes will end chronic and veteran homelessness in Los Angeles County over the...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Time Out of Mind'

    Richard Gere goes slumming in the streets of Manhattan and emerges with one of his more remarkable performances in "Time Out of Mind," . Executed in a plot-free observational mode that relatively few American independent filmmakers have attempted this...
  • With 'Time Out of Mind,' Oren Moverman seeks a new kind of boldness

    With 'Time Out of Mind,' Oren Moverman seeks a new kind of boldness
    On the first day of shooting his new movie, director Oren Moverman had an unusual task for his star, Richard Gere: He wanted the famous actor to stand in New York City's bustling Astor Place with an empty coffee cup begging for change. Moverman needed...
  • Frank J. Russell, artist and volunteer

    Frank J. Russell, artist and volunteer
    Frank J. Russell, the former owner of a carpet company who was a longtime Salvation Army volunteer and an accomplished portrait artist, died of pneumonia Aug. 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79. "He was a very gifted artist, and there is...
  • Lauderdale weighs new homeless crackdown

    Lauderdale weighs new homeless crackdown
    FORT LAUDERDALE It's OK to be homeless in the city, as long as you don't panhandle drivers at busy intersections, catch some sleep on a downtown bench, go to the bathroom outdoors or store your belongings on public property. The city has been cracking...
  • Bob MacLeish: Ad man who helped homeless find shelter

    Bob MacLeish: Ad man who helped homeless find shelter
    He taught his three children to appreciate laughter, beauty and wonder, fought for his country in the South Pacific, spent decades working in advertising, ministered to jail inmates and helped Orlando's homeless find warm places to sleep on cold nights....
  • Sanford to panhandlers: Mind your manners or else

    Sanford to panhandlers: Mind your manners or else
    If you need an extra dollar, be careful how you ask for it in Sanford. City leaders are moving forward with tough new restrictions aimed at cracking down on aggressive panhandlers, saying they pose a threat to public safety. What's considered...
  • Three Broward art houses share $90K grant for 'new work'

    The Coral Springs Museum of Art, The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood and Nova Southeastern University's Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale recently received the Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) / Knight New Work Projects Awards totaling $90,000. The Coral...
  • A Close Call: Hartford Reverses Cruel Cut To City Shelter

    The phone rang early Wednesday morning at Marshall House, a homeless shelter run by the Salvation Army on South Marshall Street in Hartford. The caller was a woman with a small child, looking for a place to stay. Marshall House is the only one of the...
  • Fines alone won't fix 'patient dumping' of homeless

     Fines alone won't fix 'patient dumping' of homeless
    Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer announced on Wednesday that his office had reached an agreement with Glendale Adventist Medical Center over allegations that the respected hospital had improperly discharged a homeless patient to the streets of skid row....