We need more creative ideas for how to provide housing for our neighbors who sleep on our streets.
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Being an agency that grows bigger and smaller at the same time is, in my opinion, a realistic way to ensure effective services.
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.
If we want to alter our society’s perception of struggling veterans—especially those who struggle on our streets—maybe we should change the definition of PTSD.
Is the number of people living on our streets going up, or going down?
We are a country that embraces its “rights.” We have the right to speak our minds, to worship any god, to defend our homes, to wield a gun. We have the right to not be discriminated against because of the color of our skin. But what about the right to be helped when we are […]
Building smaller just makes sense. Wouldn’t you rather live in a 10’ by 15’ home, with a kitchenette, a bathroom, and a roof over my head, than spend the night in a sleeping bag on the sidewalk?
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.
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.