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Detroit Homelessness

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

How Giving Cameras To Formerly Homeless Detroiters Also Gave Them A Voice

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.18.2014 | Impact

While several business executives were preparing to sleep outside on a cold Detroit night to raise money for a youth homelessness organization, two mi...

Detroit Executives Slept In Cardboard Boxes To See What Homelessness Is Really Like

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact

DETROIT (AP) — Some enveloped themselves in sleeping bags. Others relied largely on layering. All were cold and at least a little uncomfortable. ...

Detroit Boy, 12, Is Fighting To Get Homeless People Off Streets Because They're His 'Friends'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact

He wishes he could do more. But for now, 12-year-old Robby Elmers will settle for feeding a line of homeless people snaked around a Detroit block ever...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Food Trucks Feeding The Homeless, 365 Days A Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.05.2012 | Detroit

In Detroit, where poverty teeters dangerously close to the norm at 38 percent, trying to tip the scale back begins just by feeding the city's neediest...

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.

Bridging the Gap Between Desperation and Hope in Detroit

Yusef Bunchy Shakur | Posted 10.29.2012 | Detroit
Yusef Bunchy Shakur

2012-08-28-scblog2.pngWhen you look at the social decay of Detroit's neighborhoods, you see a city that is on life support. The majority of Detroit citizens have given up hope and crossed over to desperation.

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...