We need more creative ideas for how to provide housing for our neighbors who sleep on our streets.
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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.
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.
I remember my first encounter with extreme poverty.
Is the number of people living on our streets going up, or going down?
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.
A person’s homelessness will finally end when he or she belongs to a supportive community that embraces him or her as its own.
For the most visible homeless individuals, at least, the numbers seem to be trending down. More or less.
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.
If we truly value families, we should set aside our political and philosophical differences and make sure every family has a home.