Tag Archives: Savannah Morning News

Are we blaming the victim(s) in Savannah? | Filling in the Outlines of a Dickens Character, This One Real – NYTimes.com


A quote from a NYTimes movie review of “The Invisible Woman” on Christmas Day to get us started: In an unsettling scene that reflects today’s increasingly harsh blame-the-victim attitudes toward the poor and homeless, Dickens pleads for compassion toward the desperate, … Continue reading

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A new day for the homeless authority, maybe, but much more to address before they’re on track again! | Savannah’s homeless authority balances budget, cites new day | Savannahnow.com Mobile


Today’s article in the Savannah Morning News comes after the Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless (known as the CSAH & Homeless Authority) Board Meeting held yesterday, Tuesday, 2/19/2013. We were in attendance & are pleased to see this meeting reported … Continue reading

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Now is the time for community engagement: Homeless Authority ousts its director | savannahnow.com


We commented over on the Savannah Morning News article this morning! Here’s that comment for our blog readers & visitors to see & respond to here with comments! Open the dialog here for the Interfaith Taskforce on Ending Homelessness in … Continue reading

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We appreciate the coverage, but…: Homeless organizations receive $3.5 million annual award | savannahnow.com


Homeless organizations receive $3.5 million annual award | savannahnow.com. We commented over on the Savannah Morning News article linked to above & we post that comment here too for our readers to review & comment on: This is a very … Continue reading

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Housing Models for Savannah’s Homeless: 2010 Update on Family & Kids Homeless Stats in USA, Did FL or GA Change rankings?


In the 2009 report Georgia was ranked overall 49 out of 50 in the states ability, desire, commitment & resolve to address family & children’s homelessnessso when we saw a Facebook post today on the updates & another perspective yesterday … Continue reading

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It’s NOT just a welfare system abuse that causes the surge in homelessness: Bad economy pushing more to homelessness | savannahnow.com


Shelters across the county are filling up to two months earlier than usual. And most of the people there are either employed but had their hours cut, or lost their jobs and could not find new ones. Although this Savannah … Continue reading

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Social Media engenders support for causes & constituents too!: NONPROFIT: Nonprofits can use online networking to find donors, volunteers | savannahnow.com


Although the majority of users of social networks are still individual young adults, the clear trend is major expansion into other demographics. And though statistics on the burgeoning use by U.S. Internet users of online profile sites vary, we can … Continue reading

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The other side of homelessness: The high cost of our homeless | savannahnow.com


But for whatever reason, the old mans preference for alcohol and a solitary life has drawn him to the street for most of his adult life. Continue reading

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