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Homelessness

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  • 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...
  • Hate the homeless? Go after the elderly that feed them

    Hate the homeless? Go after the elderly that feed them
    How much does Fort Lauderdale hate the homeless? So much the city is willing to go after the elderly that feed the homeless. That’s right, in the city’s fight to end homelessness, 90-year-old Arnold Abbott has become Enemy No. 1 in...
  • Activist, 90, cited again for feeding Fort Lauderdale homeless

    Activist, 90, cited again for feeding Fort Lauderdale homeless
    For the second time in four days, 90-year-old activist Arnold Abbott was cited by police for a violating a new city ordinance designed to stop him and others from feeding the homeless in public spaces. "I expected it," Abbott said Wednesday after four...
  • City's innovative leadership key to addressing homelessness

    City's innovative leadership key to addressing homelessness
      Let’s set the record straight. Contrary to media reports, the city is not banning groups from feeding the homeless.  We have established an outdoor food distribution ordinance to ensure the health, safety and welfare of our community....
  • City's ban on feeding the homeless guarantees virtual famine

    City's ban on feeding the homeless guarantees virtual famine
        Famine is consider by all to be a horrible natural disaster, but now in the city of Fort Lauderdale it is a crime to feed the homeless in public, which in essence is creating an virtual famine for the homeless. The law states that a person can and...
  • Colbert Report spotlights Fort Lauderdale feeding situation

    Colbert Report spotlights Fort Lauderdale feeding situation
      Fort Lauderdale is taking a public relations drubbing over its decision to restrict groups that feed the homeless outdoors. Stephen Colbert was the latest to comment on the situation on his Comedy Central Colbert Report on Thursday, backing the city...