Tag Archives: politics

Ask The Mayor: Is Homelessness Getting Worse?

The issues that today’s mayors face do not reflect fictional television. Poverty and homelessness are real situations, which families and adults in every U.S. city experience on a daily basis.

The “Up and Down” Perspectives on Homelessness

With a full stomach and a thankful heart, instead, I am looking at the larger picture of homelessness in America. Whether or not you see the glass as half-full or empty, a broader view on homelessness can be confusing.

The War On Homelessness

Despite unprecedented national efforts, homelessness still feels like a turf battle. You could call it a war.

An American Umbrella Revolution

Wouldn’t it be amazing if America’s youth demanded a change of status quo for homeless Americans? Wouldn’t it be incredible if America’s youth revolted against a society that allows for such inequity?

Poverty in America: Living on $7.28 Per Day

I think CNN’s Anthony Bourdain needs to write a guide on how to live in America on $7.28 per day.

Part 2: Homeless Agencies Can End Homelessness

If that homeless agency partners with housing developers—or becomes a housing developer—in order to promote a true “Housing First” approach, then perhaps communities will embrace the idea that permanent supportive housing is good for their neighborhood.

Homeless Agencies Can Transform the Quest to End Homelessness

I do believe that homeless programs have a significant role to play in ending this country’s homelessness. As traditional homeless agencies shift their focus to Housing First strategies, they move away from becoming a forgotten Sony Walkman tape player and closer to being a modern Apple iPhone.

Your Voice Will Be Missed

Goodbye, Robin Williams. Your advocate voice will be missed.

Legalize Pot, Increase Homelessness

It seems to me that, if every state legalized cannabis, then the incentive to migrate to another state would end.

Prioritizing Homeless Vets: Are We Giving Up on Ending Homelessness for All?

What do these actions really mean for America? Are we giving up on ending homelessness for all?