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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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Monarch School: Bringing the Invisibility of Homeless Youth to Light

July 12, 2015
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Close your eyes. Imagine that you are 10 years old and sitting in class with your stomach growling. You slept at a shelter with your family the previous night. Before your family was accepted at this shelter, you stayed at a motel that felt unsafe and you were too scared...

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Homelessness Is Not Inevitable

June 30, 2015
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Ten years ago, Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez attended what he refers to as a “dog and pony show” on Los Angeles’ Skid Row. Its topic: the plan to end homelessness. “And yet,” Lopez told a standing-room-only crowd at a “Thinking L.A.” event co-presented by UCLA and Zócalo at...

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Children’s Champion Coming Soon

June 28, 2015

Our Children LA will spotlight a different champion each month that is making a difference in the effort to end or alleviate homelessness for children and youth under age 26. We welcome nominations of outstanding individuals or entities. Click here to nominate a Champion.

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November is Los Angeles County’s Homeless Youth and Runaway Awareness Month

June 27, 2015

 

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Homewalk 2015

June 27, 2015

Walk in support of the underserved and often unseen homeless youth at this year’s home walk. SIGN-UP TODAY AT http://homewalkla.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=5158

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Los Angeles County TAY Inventory Now Posted

June 27, 2015

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