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.
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If we truly value families, we should set aside our political and philosophical differences and make sure every family has a home.
Let me help you. Even though you say you don’t want help. Our street outreach teams visit you regularly, and every day you say “no.” You are happy just the way you are, living under a bridge in the middle of Los Angeles. You say you don’t want shelter. But remember that we will always […]
Another honest homeless person’s story has caught the attention of the national media. How many times have we heard about someone living on the street who finds a lost wallet, or an engagement ring, and returns it to its rightful owner? Should we be surprised?
I wonder if, when Sinclair was writing about his country’s “jungle” conditions, he was penning a description of the past, or a prophetic picture of the future? Sounds like both.
I have an idea: Instead of sending people who are homeless into shelters or camps outside of the city, maybe we should exile the leaders who caused this problem in the first place.
Communities that were once bastions of compassion for people who were homeless now enact ordinances to shoo them away.
He lived in his car tucked alongside a gentrified residential street just blocks from the Pacific Ocean. He was an unknown person, like most of the people living on the streets, until he was accused of an atrocious crime: mowing down innocent people who were simply strolling along a world-renowned beach, and running over people […]
Keeping up with numbers in the world of homelessness reminds me of my university calculus classes back when I was an aspiring architect. It wasn’t a pretty sight.
When putting a magnifying glass over this country’s homelessness dilemma, I know one thing: the themes of homelessness reflect the themes of racism.