#homelessness

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

    5 Ways to Help Homeless People During the Summer Heatwave

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Jana Sepehr|July 26, 2019

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

  • Article: This Canadian Restaurant Gives Free Food to Those Who Can't Afford to Pay
    Food & Hunger

    This Canadian Restaurant Gives Free Food to Those Who Can't Afford to Pay

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 10, 2019

    Its sign reads: “Free meal for the homeless every day from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.” Read more

  • Article: US Homelessness Crisis Is a Health Issue, Doctors and Advocates Warn
    Health

    US Homelessness Crisis Is a Health Issue, Doctors and Advocates Warn

    March 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The homeless tend to be readmitted to hospital more than the general population Read more

  • Article: Canada's New Anti-Poverty Plan Aims to 'Transform' the Lives of Indigenous Homeless
    Citizenship

    Canada's New Anti-Poverty Plan Aims to 'Transform' the Lives of Indigenous Homeless

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 7, 2018

    The new anti-poverty strategy aims to cut homelessness by 50% by 2030. Read more

  • 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: 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
    Citizenship

    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
    FeatureCitizenship

    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