Tag Archives: homeless

Home Remedies for Homelessness

We need more creative ideas for how to provide housing for our neighbors who sleep on our streets.

Design Out of Reach: The Best Way to Shoo Homeless People Away

Imagine, however, if the school had a class on how to design public spaces that would drive homeless people away. Although such classes might seem bizarre, such design is actually occurring.

Icy Invasions at Homeless Shelters

If you are lucky enough to have a home, you don’t want a criminal lurking in your neighborhood. And if you’re unlucky enough to be homeless, you don’t want a criminal sleeping next to you in a homeless shelter.

Refueling a Passion to Address Poverty

I remember my first encounter with extreme poverty.

Homeless Numbers Can Be Tricky

Is the number of people living on our streets going up, or going down?

Selfies With People Who Are Homeless… Really?

Sometimes our efforts to battle homelessness feel like an uphill struggle, especially when society thinks self-portraits next to suffering people are part of a fun, adventurous game.

Giving House Keys to People Experiencing Homelessness is Not the Only Key

A person’s homelessness will finally end when he or she belongs to a supportive community that embraces him or her as its own.

Can We Trust the Numbers, More or Less?

For the most visible homeless individuals, at least, the numbers seem to be trending down. More or less.

Happy Holidays (Even if You are Homeless)!

Giving special gifts to our loved ones and friends is part of this wonderful holiday season. Giving to those in need is also part of the season’s joy.

Family Values, American Style: An Increase in Homeless Families

If we truly value families, we should set aside our political and philosophical differences and make sure every family has a home.