#Homelessness

  • Article: 'Periods Don't Stop for Pandemics,' Says Menstrual Equity Activist Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    'Periods Don't Stop for Pandemics,' Says Menstrual Equity Activist Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 17, 2020

    I Support The Girls is receiving more requests for tampons and pads as a result of the coronavirus. Read more

  • Article: California Will Use State Buildings as Homeless Shelters

    California Will Use State Buildings as Homeless Shelters

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 20, 2020

    Despite continued economic growth, homelessness in California has surged. Read more

  • Article: Number of Students Experiencing Homelessness Soars in the US

    Number of Students Experiencing Homelessness Soars in the US

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 4, 2020

    The number of students experiencing homelessness has more than doubled since 2004-2005. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Turned a Roman Palace Into a Homeless Shelter

    Pope Francis Turned a Roman Palace Into a Homeless Shelter

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 4, 2020

    The religious leader is a staunch advocate for people living in extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: This Video of Children in the UK Reciting Poems about Poverty at Christmas is Heartbreaking

    This Video of Children in the UK Reciting Poems about Poverty at Christmas is Heartbreaking

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 11, 2019

    One 10-year-old boy said it was as if “nothing had changed” since Victorian times. Read more

  • Article: The UK’s 6 Richest People Have as Much Wealth as the 13M Poorest

    The UK’s 6 Richest People Have as Much Wealth as the 13M Poorest

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 4, 2019

    A new report describes the UK as a country of "Ferraris and food banks". Read more

  • Article: This UK Football Club Just Donated 3,000 Food Parcels to Support Homeless People

    This UK Football Club Just Donated 3,000 Food Parcels to Support Homeless People

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 28, 2019

    Twitter lit up at the "superb" gesture. Read more

  • Article: UK Government's Plan to Make Photo ID Compulsory When Voting Sparks Fears for Vulnerable Britons

    UK Government's Plan to Make Photo ID Compulsory When Voting Sparks Fears for Vulnerable Britons

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 16, 2019

    Civil society groups warn that it could exclude thousands of homeless people and minority groups. Read more