#homeless

  • Article: Anti-Homeless Benches Are Sparking Outrage in the UK
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    Anti-Homeless Benches Are Sparking Outrage in the UK

    By David Brand|Jan. 31, 2018

    Metal bars bolted to park benches are designed to prevent sleeping. Read more

  • Feature: How 249 Photos Are Empowering LA's Homeless
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    How 249 Photos Are Empowering LA's Homeless

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 29, 2018

    “Once you start hearing individual stories, you can’t just write them off as homeless.” Read more

  • Article: People in Canada Are Making Sleeping Mats for The Homeless Out of Plastic Bags
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    People in Canada Are Making Sleeping Mats for The Homeless Out of Plastic Bags

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 6, 2017

    Plarn is the plastic yarn sensation that’s sweeping the nation! Read more

  • Article: The US Homeless Population Just Rose For the First Time in 7 Years
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    The US Homeless Population Just Rose For the First Time in 7 Years

    By David Brand|Dec. 6, 2017

    554,000 people were identified as homeless in the US this year. Read more

  • Article: This Girl Captures Beautiful Photos of the Homeless — and She’s Just 17
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    This Girl Captures Beautiful Photos of the Homeless — and She’s Just 17

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 11, 2017

    Leah Denbok’s book, ‘Nowhere to Call Home,’ aims to humanize the homeless population. Read more

  • Article: How Beekeeping Is Helping Homeless Men Get Back on Their Feet
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    How Beekeeping Is Helping Homeless Men Get Back on Their Feet

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 14, 2017

    Accueil Bonneau’s program for homeless men is the bee’s knees. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Opens Free Laundromat for Rome’s Homeless
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    Pope Francis Opens Free Laundromat for Rome’s Homeless

    By James O'Hare|April 10, 2017

    No word yet if Francis is going to fold the laundry, too. Read more

  • Article: Meet Nadya Okamoto, 18-Year-Old Global Citizen Who’s Changing the Conversation About Menstruation
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    Meet Nadya Okamoto, 18-Year-Old Global Citizen Who’s Changing the Conversation About Menstruation

    By Gabriella Canal|Feb. 23, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    They call her the “period girl”, and she has addressed over 75,000 of them in the last two years. Read more