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Detroit Homeless

This Teen Has A Simple Idea To Tackle 2 Of Detroit's Biggest Problems

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.25.2016 | Impact

Isabel Ivanescu is a high school senior with a simple idea to achieve an ambitious goal: She wants to end homelessness in Detroit by renovating abando...

David Sands

Detroit Cops Accused Of Dumping Homeless People Out Of Town | David Sands | Posted 04.19.2013 | Detroit

Detroit police are scooping up homeless people downtown and dumping them in remote locations, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan said in a...

The Root of the Homeless Problem

Ryan Hertz | Posted 11.05.2012 | Detroit
Ryan Hertz

2012-08-27-scblog.pngI am frequently approached by folks expressing bewilderment that a community with a high concentration of wealth has a problem with homelessness. But it is due to our excessive way of life that we allow others to live with nothing.

Micro-enterprise Opportunities: A Key Component in Fighting Poverty

Delphia Simmons | Posted 10.29.2012 | Detroit
Delphia Simmons

2012-08-28-scblog2.pngHopefully society will continue to explore the creation of economic opportunities as one of the paths to inclusion. The reasons for poverty are varied and complex, but the solutions don't have to be.

Homeless Numbers Drop In Michigan

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 05.18.2012 | Detroit

Homelessness is decreasing in Michigan, according to a new report released by a public-private coalition dedicated to helping homeless people find hou...

Charismata Offers Homeless Mothers A Chance To Get On Their Feet

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 05.13.2012 | Detroit

Michelle Henry is a mother who has made it her mission to help other mothers. In addition to raising six children of her own, she has for the last...

Friar Turns Bicycle Into Mobile Help Center For Detroit's Homeless

The Kansas City Star | Posted 06.04.2011 | Impact

On most days, Brother Al Mascia pedals his bicycle cart through downtown Detroit handing out much-needed food to homeless people. Mascia, 56, is lean...

Detroit Shelters Try Out 'Housing First' To Help Homeless

Detroit Free Press | Bill Laitner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

An innovative way to help homeless people, called housing first, has dramatically shortened their stays in the South Oakland Shelter system based in R...

Homeless World Cup Inspires Thousands To Re-Enter Society Through Soccer (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A growing trend is helping get homeless people off the streets and back into society -- like seemingly everything else in the last few weeks, it has t...

Over Half Of Detroit Homeless Population At Risk Of Dying On City Streets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The homeless in Detroit face a dire situation. The Detroit Free Press reports, that living on the streets puts more than half of them at risk for dyin...

Detroit Homeless Families Turn To "Abandominiums"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Detroit homeless shelters prepared to deal with the chronically homeless are struggling to accomodate a drastic increase in homeless families, The Det...