Homeless in America

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Homelessness is only a symptom of many different afflictions and diseases. To address homelessness we must consider all of the things that affect one, e.g., addiction, illiteracy, ageing and dementia and many more. I was once homeless due to a downturn in the economy -- it can happen to anyone.

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of homeless youth are gay and lesbian The reason they're on the streets is family rejection Antinoo — misterlemonzeasychair: Stay. Nos4a2, Lgbt Youth, Transgender Youth, Transgender People, Lgbt Rights, Equal Rights, Human Rights, Parental Rights, Civil Rights

Although only 5 percent to 7 percent of all youth are gay or transgender, they comprise nearly 40 percent of all homeless youth.

Very Sad This is wrong, we need to take better care of our vets. It is estimated that of homeless men are veterans. there are more homeless vets than there are homeless illegal aliens-thanks to obama

This is wrong, we need to take better care of our vets... It is estimated that 67% of homeless men are veterans. 10/18/13

Triggers of Homelessness. Notice how only is from drugs and alcohol? Don't judge and condemn the homeless. For those so what show them compassion. It's our place to show love and compassion and be the hands and feet of Jesus!

Oh sevenly, I just want to buy a shirt every week though. We Are The World, Change The World, Helping The Homeless, Worlds Of Fun, My Passion, Human Rights, Helping Others, Inspire Me, Wise Words

Simply Non-Negotiable. "Re-Pin" if you agree. I was a homeless counselor and followed this motto always.

When you see a homeless person with a sign, many people will assume they're asking for money but some of them just want an opportunity to live in a home and to have a minimum wage paying job. They want change.

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Did you know that 1 in 4 homeless individuals are veterans? Hope House serves vets through our emergency shelter, as well as our SRO with a preference for veterans on the VA Grounds. (Source: National Alliance to End Homelessness)

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Veterans make up one in four homeless people in the United States, though they are only 11 percent of the general adult population, according to a report to be released Thursday.

From Think Progress: "We Could End Homelessness with the Money Americans Spend on Christmas Decorations. Social Issues, Social Work, Social Class, Solutions To Homelessness, Oil Industry, Helping The Homeless, Social Justice, Helping Others, The Help

Which Tax Write-Off Could Pay For Ending Homelessness In America Three Times Over?

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, it would cost us $20 billion to end homelessness in America (see bottom left vertical bar). Granted, we can all agree that $20 billion is a lot of scratch. But, if Americans are going to spend the same amount on holiday decorations, and THREE TIMES that amount on tax write-offs for corporate meals and entertainment, well, maybe the issue isn’t the money it’ll take to solve homelessness, but our collective will to tackle it.

There are million empty housing units in our country, a country with 131 million total units (which is 14 percent, or 1 in And there are between and homeless Americans. There are 6 vacant homes for every 1 homeless person. Homeless People, Helping The Homeless, Social Work, Revolutionaries, Social Justice, Change The World, Survival Skills, Squats, Quotes To Live By

STOP criminalizing homelessness. Be part of the solution and volunteer or donate to organizations that provide much needed support.

Between of homeless people have dogs and/or cats. Unfortunately those with pets it becomes more difficult to find housing or a rent subsidy. SAVE THE ANIMALS! Homeless Dogs, Homeless People, Helping The Homeless, Love Pet, Puppy Love, Animals Beautiful, Cute Animals, Person Sitting, We Are The World

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