Homeless in America
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…
Mary Rose Hampton
Ending Gay and Transgender Youth Homelessness: Interview with Jama Shelton
A few years back Cyndi Lauper co-founded The True Colors Fund to help raise awareness and bring an end to LGBT youth homelessness. From that the Forty to None Project was created and I especially love their Give A Damn Campaign.
"There is no one pathway into homelessness for all women affected by domestic and family violence. However, we do know from the research on domestic and family violence and homelessness that it is concern for safety that leads most women (and their children) into homelessness." Taken from 'Women, Domestic and Family Violence and Homelessness: A Synthesis Report ' #Stop #Domestic #Violence
Library adds social worker to assist homeless
In many ways, its popularity as a homeless hangout is no surprise because the library is centrally located, free, open to anyone, doesn't have security checks and has plenty of bathrooms. But the library has, well, begun to turn the page on the problem by hiring what is believed to be the country's first full-time psychiatric social worker stationed in a public library.