#homelessness

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

    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

  • 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: India Is Turning Old Trains Into Homeless Shelters This Winter
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    India Is Turning Old Trains Into Homeless Shelters This Winter

    Oct. 26, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    But advocates say the plan isn't enough to house the 1 million Indians living on the streets. 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: The Really Good Reason This Utah High School Installed Showers & Laundry Machines
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    The Really Good Reason This Utah High School Installed Showers & Laundry Machines

    By Gabriella Canal|April 20, 2017

    It will take more initiatives like this one to break the stigma and cycle of homelessness. Read more

  • Article: There’s a New Girl Scout Troop Just For Homeless Girls in NYC
    Girls & Women

    There’s a New Girl Scout Troop Just For Homeless Girls in NYC

    By James O'Hare|April 20, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls experiencing homelessness can still tagalong for leadership skills. Read more

  • Article: Picture Goes Viral After Teen Gives Shoes to a Homeless Man
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    Picture Goes Viral After Teen Gives Shoes to a Homeless Man

    By Sydney Denmark|Sept. 9, 2016

    What we can learn from 14-year-old Laron Turnstill Jr. Read more