Want to Fight Racism? Help Homeless Families

Want to Fight Racism? Help Homeless Families

Each day in America opens a new chapter in our long-overdue reckoning with our country’s shameful history of racial injustices. From police brutality to higher death rates from chronic illnesses to the impacts of addiction and incarceration, conversations around...
Why Should We Care About Housing and Homelessness?

Why Should We Care About Housing and Homelessness?

Homelessness Affects All of Us   Homelessness isn’t someone else’s issue. It has a ripple effect throughout the community. It impacts the availability of healthcare resources, crime and safety, the workforce, and the use of tax dollars. Further, homelessness...
Why Are Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

Why Are Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

It is hard to imagine a veteran homeless in America, yet it happens—and increasingly so in recent years. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), homeless veterans are predominately single males who live in urban areas and are experiencing mental...
New York Heatwave Is Coming

New York Heatwave Is Coming

While the heat wave is an inconvenience for many New Yorkers, it can pose significant dangers for the thousands of homeless people living on the streets or in shelters without air-conditioning. Here are some resources to stay cool and safe during the heat wave:Stay...
What NOT To Say

What NOT To Say

There are many ways to approach and talk to someone living on the streets. But there are just as many ways that you could offend or say something that is negative. homeless person: “spare change?” “Sorry- all I’ve got are 20s” If they ask...

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