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Category: Housing
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Prince Harry resurfaces after royal bombshell 16.1.2020 Raw Story
Britain’s Prince Harry was to make his first public appearance on Thursday since he and his wife Meghan’s bombshell decision to quit as full-time royals. The Duke of Sussex was to host the 2021 Rugby League World Cup draw at Buckingham Palace — with all eyes on whether he will address the still-unresolved royal crisis. […]
How Wealthy Towns Keep People With Housing Vouchers Out 10.1.2020 Mother Jones
This article was produced in partnership with The Connecticut Mirror, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. On a sweltering Saturday afternoon last June, Crystal Carter took a deep […]
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Here’s how wealthy towns keep low-income people out 9.1.2020 Raw Story
On a sweltering Saturday afternoon last June, Crystal Carter took a deep breath as she walked toward the red “for rent” sign. Shaded by tall oak trees, the three-story duplex looked cozy. The first floor siding was painted yellow, with white railings leading to the front door. The windows appeared new, the lawn freshly cut. […]
Against Lunch Shaming? Provide Universal Free School Meals to All Students. 2.1.2020 Truthout.com
Cafeteria worker serving trays of healthy food to children
Recently introduced federal legislation would make free meals mandatory for all public school students.
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Editorial: New Year's wishes for the 2020s 1.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Los Angeles Times editorial board offers its wishes for the new decade. Let's all resolve to make them come true.

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Opinion: Bernie Sanders on healthcare, homelessness and Trump 26.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Sen. Bernie Sanders talks about how to beat President Trump, how to sell Medicare for all, and how to end homelessness, among other topics.

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Christmas Celebrates the Birth of a Refugee Who Was Killed by the State 24.12.2019 Truthout.com
Christmas Celebrates the Birth of a Refugee Who Was Killed by the State
Opinion: What it will take to better serve homeless children in Los Angeles schools 24.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

More than 17,000 students in L.A. schools are experiencing homelessness. They need basic services beyond instruction.

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Opinion: Is L.A. County's foster system raising the next generation of homeless people? 19.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Unless L.A. County does a better job of transitioning kids out of foster care, many will end up in the criminal justice system, or on the streets.

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Column: Our democracy needs fixing. Impeachment alone can't do the job 18.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Patt Morrison talks with Congresswomen Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) about Trump's impeachment and other issues facing Americans.

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Urban camping bans suffer blow at Supreme Court, but Denver stands behind its ordinance 18.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The U.S. Supreme Court added to the momentum against urban camping bans this week, even while Denver officials said they remain in firm support of the city's law.
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Opinion: The Supreme Court just denied cities the right to combat homeless encampments 17.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In failing to review a ruling striking down a Boise law, the Supreme Court denied cities the right to formulate homeless policies that work for them.

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Denver’s Sacred Heart House fosters success for women facing homelessness 15.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denver's Sacred Heart House emphasizes a three-pronged approach to helping women experiencing homelessness become self-sufficient. And its success stories attest to its impact.
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How Michael Bloomberg made life worse for the poor in New York 15.12.2019 Raw Story
Death catches us the way we live. So it was last week in a lower Manhattan subway station that serves the financial district when Shamari Anderson, a homeless 2-year old boy, was struck and killed by an uptown 2 train during the evening holiday rush. This article first appeared on Salon According to press accounts, […]
Thinking small to make big difference on homelessness 14.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Smaller, simpler housing units offer a way to house people for less money. Two Twin Cities organizations are looking to implement more creative and much less expensive ways to provide accommodations, with dignity and community support.
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‘Emotional’ Will Smith campaigns against homelessness in New York 8.12.2019 Raw Story
Will Smith still feels “emotional” about homelessness years after playing a destitute man in one of his most acclaimed film roles, the Hollywood star has told charity campaigners braving a fierce New York winter night to sleep rough. Hundreds of people had gathered in Times Square on Saturday, rugged up and ready to bunk down […]
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Pearl Harbor veteran interred on sunken USS Arizona 8.12.2019 Raw Story
Will Smith still feels “emotional” about homelessness years after playing a destitute man in one of his most acclaimed film roles, the Hollywood star has told charity campaigners braving a fierce New York winter night to sleep rough. Hundreds of people had gathered in Times Square on Saturday, rugged up and ready to bunk down […]
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Donald Trump’s new, controversial homelessness czar has argued feeding homeless people enables them 7.12.2019 Raw Story
A Texas consultant who devised a controversial approach to addressing homelessness in San Antonio a decade ago was tapped by President Donald Trump this month to bring his strategy to the rest of the country. Robert Marbut Jr., the founding president of San Antonio’s homeless shelter Haven for Hope, will lead the U.S. Interagency Council […]
Will the future of work be ethical? 28.11.2019 TechCrunch
Will tomorrow’s leaders, despite good and ethical intentions, ultimately use their high-tech tools to exploit others ever more efficiently, or to find a better path forward?
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Separated by design: Why affordable housing is built in areas with high crime, few jobs and struggling schools 26.11.2019 Raw Story
Connecticut’s approach to affordable housing creates pockets of poverty, where low-income people are locked out of opportunities that are just around the corner. This article was produced in partnership with The Connecticut Mirror, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to […]
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