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Homelessness

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  • Stephen Burgard dies at 66; Times' Orange County editorial page editor

    Award-winning journalist Stephen Burgard, who was editorial page editor of The Times' Orange County edition in the 1990s and early 2000s and more recently director of the Northeastern University school of journalism, died Sunday at Massachusetts General...
  • Funding needed for winter homeless shelter in Allentown

     Funding needed for winter homeless shelter in Allentown
    A temporary homeless shelter will open in November to house people for the coldest months of the year, Allentown and Lehigh County officials announced Wednesday, although more funding is needed to make the center fully operational. Alliance Hall, a...
  • Renovations planned to expand Sarah's Hope shelter

    Renovations planned to expand Sarah's Hope shelter
    An $8.5 million renovation and expansion project at Sarah's Hope, Mount Street homeless shelter will begin with a groundbreaking ceremony Friday. The expansion at the St. Vincent de Paul shelter will create family-style living units in place of dorms...
  • Broward courts let us down

    Broward courts let us down
    It's easy to ignore the homeless. It's easy to forget they are people with constitutional rights. Still it was disappointing to learn this week that Broward's judiciary also has turned its head when it comes to ensuring the rights of the least among us....
  • Police shut down Stranahan Park homeless feeding site, cite activists for breaking new law

    Police shut down Stranahan Park homeless feeding site, cite activists for breaking new law
    Uniformed police shut down an effort to provide lunch to scores of homeless in Stranahan Park on Sunday, enforcing a law passed recently that puts new limits on outdoor feeding sites. At least three people were cited for violating the new ordinance,...
  • Housing should not be left to chance

    Housing should not be left to chance
    Over a nine-day period at the end of October, as covered admirably by The Sun's Yvonne Wenger, nearly 74,000 low-income households in Baltimore enrolled through a Housing Authority website for the chance to secure one of 25,000 spots on a Section 8...
  • Find a way to help Fort Lauderdale homeless community

    Find a way to help Fort Lauderdale homeless community
    We have received numerous emails from individuals concerned about our homeless neighbors and the issues of homelessness. Many have asked how they can help our homeless, including where they can make donations to organizations providing assistance to the...
  • End veteran homelessness in L.A.

    End veteran homelessness in L.A.
    There are an estimated 4,600 homeless veterans in Los Angeles County — more than anywhere else in the country. That's why there's been such pressure on the Department of Veterans Affairs to repurpose some of the empty buildings on its sprawling 387-...
  • Save change to create change with The Lord's Place's Piggy Bank Challenge

    Save change to create change with The Lord's Place's Piggy Bank Challenge
    The Lord's Place believes few lessons in life are more important than learning to help others. So they've planned the Piggy Bank Challenge for Kids Program, to be launched at its November “Ending Homelessness Breakfast,” which will enable...
  • Find ways to help the homeless in Allentown

    Find ways to help the homeless in Allentown
    I have been following the saga of the development of "Disneyland at Center Square" in Allentown ever since our state government gave the developers permission to capture taxpayer funds for construction of the PPL Center. As I drive outside the perimeter...
  • Mayo: Hassling a 90-year-old for feeding homeless? Bad PR, worse law

    Mayo: Hassling a 90-year-old for feeding homeless? Bad PR, worse law
      I suppose there are worse things a city could do, like arresting an old lady for not moving to the back of a bus. But hassling a 90-year-old man for feeding the homeless, and threatening him with jail time, has to rank right up there, public-relations...