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Homeless Man Who Returned Money Gets $150,000 Funding
Glen James, a homeless man who returned more than $2,000 in cash and nearly $40,000 in traveler's checks, was honored a hero. According to James, he never considered keeping the money in the...more



CHF Releases Statement on NYC\
The Coalition for the Homeless (CFH) shows its statement today in response to New York City's plans to kick out the Hurricane Sandy victims out of their hotel rooms by April's end. President of...more

San Jose to Transform Hotels and Motels Into Transitional Housing for Homeless
San Jose city officials aim to stop prostitution on South First Street by converting the hotels and motels surrounding the area into a housing community for the homeless. The city council has...more

Growing Homeless Rates in LA County
According to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the number of homeless people in the area has steadily increased by 16 percent over the past two years. LAHSA executive director Michael...more

L.A. County Board To OK Mental Health Treatment Law That Aims To Reduce Incarceration, Homelessness
The Los Angeles County will be voting on a discretionary state law that enables court-ordered treatment for people struggling with serious mental illnesses. Laura's Law, which was passed in 2002...more

Football Tournament Tackles Homelessness and Addiction Recovery
The 'Homelessness to Recovery' football tournament is intended to help people recovering from addiction and homelessness. The tournament brought teams from across the North East area and even a...more

The Invisible Boys of St. Francis: Under 30 and Homeless
According to a 2011 Homelessness Resource Center study, 23.5 percent of homeless are teens and young adults. These teens and young adults are largely invisible, buried beneath the visible homeless...more

Homeless Will Be Home For Good
Los Angeles County has an initiative that intends to help the homeless by connecting them with a place to live. With the Home For Good project, it seeks the most at-risk and chronically homeless...more

Affluent Communities Attract Poverty
Salvation Army's Coffs Harbour branch major, Steve Metcher, says Coffs Harbour faces an increase in homelessness. Metcher finds that more affluent communities attract poverty. He notes that Coffs...more

Homelessness & Housing Society Showcases Youth Films on Homelessness
The Surrey Homelessness & Housing Society, an organization dedicated to addressing the needs of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, is holding its film screening and awards event at...more






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Wealthy Resource Generation: Tax Us More!


Wealthy Resource Generation: Tax Us More!

Resource Generation, a group of young people who grew up wealthy, wish to give something back. They published a letter this week that implies advocacy and participation in structural change that will ultimately improve the resourcing of schools in Pennsylvania.




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