#Homelessness

  • Article: Amazon's Jeff Bezos Commits $2 Billion to Tackle Homelessness and Early Education
    Education

    Amazon's Jeff Bezos Commits $2 Billion to Tackle Homelessness and Early Education

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 13, 2018

    With a net worth of at least $150 billion, Bezos is reported to be the richest person in the world. Read more

  • Article: Punishing the Homeless for Sleeping Outside Is Finally Getting Harder in the US
    Citizenship

    Punishing the Homeless for Sleeping Outside Is Finally Getting Harder in the US

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 5, 2018

    A federal appeal court decided it’s cruel and unusual punishment, which is unconstitutional. Read more

  • Article: Sharing Food With Homeless People Is Now Protected by First Amendment
    Food & Hunger

    Sharing Food With Homeless People Is Now Protected by First Amendment

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 28, 2018

    We should all feel free to share meals with those in need. Read more

  • Article: 'Filthy Rich and Homeless' Highlights the Hidden Realities of Homelessness in Australia
    Citizenship

    'Filthy Rich and Homeless' Highlights the Hidden Realities of Homelessness in Australia

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 24, 2018

    “We need to declare homelessness a state of emergency." Read more

  • Article: Pearl Jam Raises Millions for Seattle's Homeless With Two Shows
    Citizenship

    Pearl Jam Raises Millions for Seattle's Homeless With Two Shows

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 13, 2018

    The band hadn’t played their hometown in five years. Read more

  • Article: England Will End Rough Sleeping by 2027, Vows Government
    Citizenship

    England Will End Rough Sleeping by 2027, Vows Government

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 13, 2018

    "This is not just about putting a roof over their heads but helping them find a place to call home.” Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ People Are 14 Times More Likely to Be Homeless Than Straight People in the UK
    Girls & Women

    LGBTQ People Are 14 Times More Likely to Be Homeless Than Straight People in the UK

    Aug. 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 80% say coming out to their parents was the main reason they lost their homes. Read more

  • Article: A Photo of 6 Homeless Children Sleeping in a Police Station Shines a Light on Ireland's Housing Crisis
    Citizenship

    A Photo of 6 Homeless Children Sleeping in a Police Station Shines a Light on Ireland's Housing Crisis

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 10, 2018

    One in three living in emergency accommodation now is a child. Read more