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Mainstream media misses the issue, advocates disappointed: Tampa passes new ordinances on homeless despite protests – National Social Issues | Examiner.com


Another one bites the dust, criminalization of homelessness happened again in another Florida community! Tampa held it’s second reading & comment period on July 18, 2013 & the local advocates & homeless were seen but bot heard by the media! … Continue reading

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How can an art campaign cover up the design of a flawed & inhumane approach to dealing with homelessness? | Tampa art students to design Safe Harbor fundraising campaign | Tampa Bay Times


They’ve been given a HUGE challenge: A class of undergraduates at the Art Institute of Tampa has been handed challenge: Make Pinellas residents care about the homeless. They have showed so far how they (the government & community leaders, including … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Savannah’s Faith, Business, City & Neighborhood Communities: Are we ready to frame chronic homelessness as a public health issue?


You see, from Nashville’s recent Registry Week (see more at their How’s Nashville campaign website) we have seen how being real about the vulnerability to life surveys can show & help make us focus on the actual public health aspects … Continue reading

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Seeking support for attending the NAEH 2013 Conference, July 22-24, Washington, DC


We’re trying to put together an entire trip to the conference of the 2013 National Alliance to End Homelessness! Travel & accommodations can take several forms – train, plane, bus or car! Depending on which approach donors can support with funds, donations … Continue reading

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The battle in Pinnelas, Clearwater & all over the US for what the solution for chronic homelessness should be: it’s Housing First guys not upscale prison units


The question at hand is, which one of the two videos below provides a place you’d like to “Occupy”? I’ll take Pinellas Hope over Safe Harbor any day of the week, BUT the solution is Housing First, as represented in the … Continue reading

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Savannah needs to consider: Alternatives to Criminalization | Issue | United States Interagency Council on Homelessness USICH


Thanks United States Interagency Council on Homelessness for promoting this research & challenging us to get our communities to look for alternatives! Criminalizing homelessness is NOT the compassionate or reasonable thing to do in our communities. Solutions ARE available! Promote them in … Continue reading

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Great find for our Homelessness Revealed Board: “Finding Grace: The Face of America’s Homeless”


Source: findinggracehomeless.org via Marvin on Pinterest This should give us all some visualizations & stories to read that will tear at our heartstrings! Support this effort to share the revelation of what homelessness is for individuals – it’s not just … Continue reading

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Homelessness Revealed – our collection of thought provoking images launched on Pinterest


We saw this image today & posted about it, shared it & got inspired to share more of these images when we find them or you share them with us! If you’d like to comment on them please do so … Continue reading

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The real way to tell a homeless story needs our support: Philanthroper – $1 Helps Homeless People Be Heard


Philanthroper – $1 Helps Homeless People Be Heard. An original post on Google+ that shared this website & funding approach commented that: Noland Hoshino originally shared this post: It’s a FREAKIN $1 (of course, give more if you can). This is … Continue reading

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Is this you? Time for an attitude adjustment? Who cares about the homeless? I just want to read the funny pages.


Who cares about the homeless? I just want to read the funny pages. This blog post has been updated! See our “conclusion” at the end of this post & our addition of a discussion on Housing First! Would you want … Continue reading

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