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Latest items syndicated in from The Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/) related to homelessness.

Colin Walmsley: The Queers Left Behind: How LGBT Assimilation Is Hurting Our Community’s Most Vulnerable

July 21, 2015
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Is this to be the brave new gay world? A world in which the public face of the queer community -- the gay, the white, the cisgender and the wealthy -- take their place among society's elite, leaving the transgender, the non-white, the poor and the homeless to fend for...

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Jean-Michel Giraud: Wishing Upon a Star

July 21, 2015
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Gere became involved in homelessness several years ago, spending time in shelters and connecting with the residents there. As the Producer of the film, Gere has also indicated he wants to make "Time Out of Mind" available to homelessness nonprofits to use for fundraising purposes. Read more: health_models, Homelessness, Homeless...

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Workers Bring Mental Health Care, Medication To Homeless In Miami

July 20, 2015
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A partnership between advocates for the homeless, city outreach workers and a health center is helping mentally ill people living on the streets of M... Read more: Whatsworking, Homeless People Mental Health, Homelessness Mental Health, Homeless People Medication, Homelessness, Homeless, Miami Homeless Mental Health, Inspiring Leaders, Impact News

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Special Friendship With Rescue Parrot Helps Homeless Jazz Singer Find Her Wings

July 17, 2015
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  Wende Harston has a reason to sing. Though the Denver jazz artist recently fell on hard times and lost her home, she's found som... Read more: Wende Harston, Homeless, Homelessness, Jazz, Parrot, Rescue Shelter, Animal Shelter, Inspiring Leaders, Video, Good News News

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Richard Gere Made $1.50 Panhandling. Here’s What He Wants You To Know About Homelessness

July 17, 2015
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Richard Gere recently played a role so convincingly, that nary a fan bothered to approach the award-winning actor. While prepping for his role in ... Read more: Richard Gere, Richard Gere Homeless, Homelessness, Homeless, Richard Gere Panhandling, Time Out of Mind, Richard Gere Time Out of Mind, National Alliance to End...

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HuffPost What’s Working Honor Roll: Here’s How To Keep Homeless Kids In School

July 16, 2015
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As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th... Read more: Good News, Media, Homelessness, Solutions, Paid Leave, Crime, Whatsworking, Media News

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Philadelphia Mayor Scuffles With Homeless Man Over Plans For Pope’s Visit

July 15, 2015
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Pope Francis's visit to Philadelphia in September is expected to draw 1.5 million people to a Mass on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, an are... Read more: Philadelphia, Pope Francis, Pope, Homeless, Michael Nutter, Pope Francis u.s, Project Hope, Religion News

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After His Job Plea Was Posted To Twitter, Homeless Man Is Flooded With Offers

July 15, 2015
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For one homeless man, things have taken a turn for the better, all thanks to the power of social media.  Jordan Lockett, a 23-year-old homeless m... Read more: Homelessness, Jordan Lockett, Aaron O'dwyer, Liverpool, England, UK, Good News News

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Joe Putignano: From Homelessness to Cirque du Soleil

July 15, 2015
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I had been struggling with heroin addiction for nine years and tried everything to get clean. I was barely keeping a job and frequently going to twelve-step meetings, but I could not stop using heroin because every time I did, I would end up with terrible physical withdrawal. Read more:...

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Genevieve Piturro: Where Will the Children Go Next?

July 15, 2015
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. No child should be tossing and turning in bed in too-tight old and dirty jeans. No child should cry herself to sleep feeling alone in the dark. No child deserves to be afraid at night because tomorrow she is being transferred to another "new place." Read more: Teaching, Pajamas,...

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