Monthly Archives: January 2012

Please pass along & help get feedback in (deadline): Social Security Administration Calling for Comments on SSI and Homelessness


Social Security Administration Calling for Comments on SSI and Homelessness The Social Security Administration (SSA) is requesting comments from the public on the types of services received by those people experiencing homelessness (specifically those residing in emergency shelters) and receiving … Continue reading

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Is Housing First a better answer for addictions?: Should Homeless Shelters Allow Alcohol? – The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan – The Daily Beast


Should Homeless Shelters Allow Alcohol? – The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan – The Daily Beast. Here are some stats for you (from Seattle)! What do you think is the total cost a year for our chronically homeless as they … Continue reading

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How to end chronic homelessness with stories, images & video: Haunting Portraits of the Homeless by Lee Jeffries | Colossal


Haunting Portraits of the Homeless by Lee Jeffries | Colossal. The “getting to know his subjects” & “spending time” is the best part of this – one-on-one conversation is important to the homeless & giving the encouragement along the way … Continue reading

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An introductory (free) course on Homelessness: Center for Social Innovation


Unit 1 FREE! Homelessness in America: The Big Picture This unit provides an historical perspective of homelessness in the US, a discussion of current trends in how we respond, and a view of the future as we work as a … Continue reading

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Guess who’s coming back to visit us in Savannah! Shay Kelley & Project 50/50 + her whole troop!


Tentatively on Feb 6, 2012, Shay, Shane & their new bud (along with Jethro [+ a new truck for the road too] & Lulu) will be passing through Savannah! We look forward to their visit & seeing the most loving … Continue reading

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The power of HUGS can’t be overstated: Restore Your Faith in Humanity at the Nicest Place on the Internet


Restore Your Faith in Humanity at the Nicest Place on the Internet. Mashable shared this link earlier & since we believe in the power of HUGS too we thought we’d blast it out here! So give more Hugs, share them … Continue reading

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What about Savannah’s Super Bowl, St. Patrick’s Day 2012: Officials wont relocate homeless during Super Bowl | The Indianapolis Star | indystar.com


Officials wont relocate homeless during Super Bowl | The Indianapolis Star | indystar.com. The local homeless service provider organization in Indianapolis seems to be on top of this issue too with a Note posted as well here (http://on.fb.me/zFD7ch)! We MUST … Continue reading

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Where the rubber meets the road, free enterprise & common good, the debate needs to stop: Speaker Boehner Reacts to President Obama’s Jobs Council Endorsing GOP Approach to Job Creation | Speaker of the House John Boehner | speaker.gov


Speaker Boehner Reacts to President Obama’s Jobs Council Endorsing GOP Approach to Job Creation | Speaker of the House John Boehner | speaker.gov. Saw this on Facebook today on the Speaker’s Page – had to comment & now sharing here … Continue reading

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It’s not free markets that are on trial, it’s the 1%’s management & use of them that needs our attention!


Have you seen this ad that Romney is running? No one is attacking per se the free enterprise system! It has worked. When it works it takes care of all the people who it disenfranchises as well! It must, because … Continue reading

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Poem about Religion(s) & Jesus!


Watch this & then tell us what you think about Religions & how they relate to Jesus! Does Jesus support religions?

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