The trauma of being poor, so poor that your home can be taken away, still lives with me.
U.S. NEWS 12/15/2018 08:00 am ET by Sarah Ruiz-Grossman No, people who are houseless don’t all live on the street, and the vast majority are not addicts or mentally ill, either. Homelessness affects hundreds of thousands of Americans on any given day, and yet many people still perpetuate wrong and at times harmful stereotypes about those struggling to […]
Roughly 1 in 10 children attending the city’s public schools are homeless, according to new data. By Nina Golgowski October 15, 2018 A record 114,659 homeless or temporarily housed children attended New York City public schools during the 2017-2018 school year ― making up roughly 10 percent of the city’s public school students, according to newly […]
Sixteen years ago, I was on a state Homeless Summit panel hosted by California’s then-Gov. Gray Davis in Sacramento. I and other advocates were optimistic that the state’s homelessness crisis could be resolved because of a $2.1 billion bond, Proposition 46, would provide new housing for people struggling with homelessness. Voters approved the bond overwhelmingly. Fast […]
“Whenever you have these big sporting events, there’s an attempt to make folks disappear” By Jenna Chandler@jennakchandler Jul 12, 2018, 10:05am PDT; published in Curbed LA Read original article here Church bells rang out across Los Angeles, John Williams’s now-familiar Olympic theme blared triumphantly from 150 trumpets, and a man with an actual jetpack propelled across the Memorial Coliseum on July 28, 1984. […]
The Daily Breeze; By DAVID ROSENFELD | firstname.lastname@example.org | The Beach Reporter; PUBLISHED: August 3, 2018 at 6:10 pm | UPDATED: August 6, 2018 at 9:48 pm As homelessness becomes an ever-increasing flash point in Southland politics, the most recent count of people living on the streets provided few answers. Overall, the numbers are down – but in the South Bay, the homelessness problem […]
Business Insider; by Aria Bendix Sep. 16, 2018, 10:30 AM Read original article here. While the county is reviewing applications, the city is still researching the advantages of accessory dwelling units. Tony Gutierrez/AP Los Angeles county is close to building one backyard unit for the homeless as part of its $550,000 pilot program, but the remaining units […]
LOS ANGELES (KABC) –ABC Inc., KABC-TV Los Angeles, September 19,2018 The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved construction for a temporary bridge housing facility in Hollywood. This project is part of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s “A Bridge Home” program to provide emergency housing for the homeless. This facility will be able to house 70 people […]
Brian Peterson paints portraits of people experiencing homelessness in Santa Ana, California, using the proceeds from the sales to give back to the subjects.
06/14/2018 04:51 pm ET Updated Jun 15, 2018; by James Michael Nichols 6 Homeless LGBTQ Youths Share Their Stories When photographer Letizia Mariotti began meeting homeless LGBTQ youth in New York City, she felt a duty to help spread their stories. She began photographing the queer youth she encountered at LGBTQ gathering places and interviewing them about […]