#homelessness

  • Article: This Province's Housing Initiative Could Help Canada in Its Goal to Cut Homelessness by 50%
    Citizenship

    This Province's Housing Initiative Could Help Canada in Its Goal to Cut Homelessness by 50%

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 3, 2018

    A report in 2013 indicated that 30,000 people in Canada were homeless on any given night. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways to Help Homeless People During the Summer Heatwave
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    5 Ways to Help Homeless People During the Summer Heatwave

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Jana Sepehr|July 10, 2018

    Homelessness can be even harder when it’s hot — and experts want you to help. Read more

  • Article: This Teenager Is Paying San Diego’s Homeless to Clean Streets
    Finance & Innovation

    This Teenager Is Paying San Diego’s Homeless to Clean Streets

    By David Brand|March 9, 2018

    Wheels of Change provides street-cleaning jobs to people experiencing homelessness. Read more

  • Article: This Store is Locking Up Tents Amid San Francisco’s Homeless Crisis
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    This Store is Locking Up Tents Amid San Francisco’s Homeless Crisis

    By David Brand|Feb. 22, 2018

    At least 7,499 San Franciscans are homeless. 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: Russell Brand Wants to Help Homeless as a Wedding Gift to Harry & Meghan
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    Russell Brand Wants to Help Homeless as a Wedding Gift to Harry & Meghan

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 19, 2018

    “This is the perfect way to ensure that love and community trump selfishness.” Read more

  • Article: US Income Inequality Is So Bad That Now the UN Is Taking Action
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    US Income Inequality Is So Bad That Now the UN Is Taking Action

    By David Brand|Dec. 8, 2017

    About 40 million Americans live below the poverty line, but advocates say many more people are poor. 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