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Rep. Maxine Waters Introduces $13 Billion Bill to Assist the Homeless

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), has introduced landmark legislation to combat homelessness.  She called homelessness in America “shameful,” and announced on March 23, 2016 that she is introducing...

Five Ways the Sequester Will Impact the Latino Community

A few months ago it was the Fiscal Cliff. Now we have a new economic boogeyman hiding under our national bed, the sequester. But...

Poverty, Thanksgiving and Black Friday

On Black Friday, I finished reading Katherine Boo’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. It is a classic...

America’s Got Talent – But, No Educational Opportunities

Many struggling Americans, especially people of color, are faced with the systematic theft of a good education

With City Hall Askew, #Occupy LA Continues

Occupy LA won't be going away anytime soon. City officials may want to buy some lawn furniture

Supportive Housing Helps the Needy Population of Massachusetts

The state of Massachusetts is pushing an all-inclusive idea to partner some of the state’s neediest residents with affordable housing and government services they may seek.

Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Fight Youth Homelessness in LA

Kobe Bryant and his wife this week announced the formation of the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation to eradicate youth homelessness in Los...

Grants for Homeless Housing and Job Training Awarded in Metro Atlanta

Rep. Hank Johnson has secured $2.2 million in grants to provide permanent and transitional housing, target mental health, substance abuse, child care, job training, and general health services.

Atlanta City Councilman Employs the Homeless Through Local Program

In Atlanta, one local leader has moved beyond rhetoric to confront the economic realities of the homeless population.

Obama Administration to Focus on Homeless

The Obama administration has committed to a national strategic plan to end homelessness, according to an announcement from the U.S. Department of Housing and...