J-Ville Raises Attention to Homelessness


credit: Duke Chronicle

J-Ville, an interfaith initiative, raises awareness about pressing social issues such as homelessness.

This starts a new tenting tradition among interfaith Duke students on a Sunday night. A camper is transformed into a mobile health unit to assist the homeless and the needy. This unit is dubbed as the care-ivan.

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Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.

Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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