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Homeless Californians Doubly At Risk As Wildfires And Pandemic Collide

August 21, 2020
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"Our homeless residents are breathing ash right now," one advocate said of the unhealthy air affecting unhoused people already at heightened risk for COVID-19.

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How COVID-19 Exposes America’s Housing Crisis

July 31, 2020
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“Many are calling this the equivalent of 2008’s foreclosure crisis, but at an exponential level.” This is how the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated America’s ongoing housing crisis.

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Beauty2theStreetz Gives Makeovers And Hope To Homeless People On Skid Row

July 20, 2020
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Shirley Raines' nonprofit does "more than something superficial," even during the coronavirus pandemic.

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America’s Homeless Crisis Is Inspiring New Acts Of Cruelty

August 2, 2019
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Blasting loud music and pouring buckets of water are part of a broader trend to make it impossible for the homeless to exist.

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Thousands Of Americans Live In Vehicles. Without Parking, They Have Nowhere To Go.

July 23, 2019
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These homeless people are blocked from social services when there are few parking spaces to leave their cars without risking tickets.

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LA Police Chief Seeks To Wipe Out Minor Arrest Warrants For Homeless

July 12, 2019
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Michel Moore hopes the initiative will help to cut back the city's homeless population, which jumped by 16% over the past year.

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Why America Can’t Solve Homelessness

June 24, 2019
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As the face of homelessness changes, politicians cling to limited policy ideas and quick fixes. By Michael Hobbes Huff Post,05/19/2019 08:00 am ET; Read Original Article here: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/homeless-utah-end-america-salt-lake-city_n_5cd1cac0e4b04e275d511aba SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The lunch rush at St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall is a snapshot of the changing character...

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Trump Admin Rule Would Allow Homeless Shelters To Shut Out Transgender People

June 24, 2019
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HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s department proposes weakening Equal Access Rule protections for transgender people established in 2012. Huff Post,  May 22, 2019, By Jenna Amatulli  Read Original Article here: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-transgender-homeless-shelter-equal-access_n_5ce56715e4b0547bd130a0db President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed a rule change that would allow homeless shelters to deny transgender people equal access...

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Homelessness Rise in Los Angeles Amid Statewide Swell

June 24, 2019
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  06/04/2019 04:40 pm ET; Huffpost;  By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman   U.S. NEWS The number of homeless people in the California city increased 16 percent from last year, part of a spike in homelessness across the state in recent years. The number of people living in homelessness in Los Angeles increased significantly...

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How Singing In A Choir Helped Homeless People In San Diego Find Their Voice

March 4, 2019
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By Carla Green; 03/01/2019; HuffPost SAN DIEGO ― Ayoe Rydiander came across the choir entirely by coincidence. It was September last year in downtown San Diego, and Rydiander, 58, was frantic. The battery had gone dead on her phone and she was waiting to meet someone she’d paid to transport...

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