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Homeless World Cup

Mexican Teenagers Went From Being Homeless To National Heroes In One Week

Fusion | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 09.28.2015 | Latino Voices

The homeless men and women of Mexico have brought glory to their country. Last weekend, a group of Mexican street kids won the 2015 Homeless World Cup...

The 'Other' World Cup Takes Place in Chile With a Mission to Fight Homelessness

Santiago Halty | Posted 12.30.2014 | Impact
Santiago Halty

The entire event is about empowerment: an opportunity to better oneself and sense of worth. James Traynor, the goalie for Ireland, exemplifies everything the Homeless World Cup stands to improve. Later battling drug and alcohol addiction for years, James was displaced at the young age of 13.

Homelessness Is a Disgrace, But We All Have the Power to End It

Mel Young | Posted 12.13.2014 | Impact
Mel Young

People might say that I am being naïve but someone needs to bang the table and someone needs and have a vision to show what is possible.

You'll Never Believe How San Francisco Is Trying To Solve Homelessness

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.15.2013 | San Francisco

Let it be said that San Francisco is a city that often thinks outside the box when it comes to homelessness. Over the past year, city officials an...

The Life Out Loud: Projecting Change

MeiMei Fox | Posted 05.29.2013 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Unlike Sundance, SXSW, and other well-known festivals where the objective is for filmmakers to find distributors for and generate buzz about their movies, the goal of Projecting Change is to provide a platform for dialogue about today's most pressing social issues.

WATCH: Homeless Soccer Players Leave The Streets For The Paris World Cup Field

Posted 10.22.2011 | Impact

They may not have homes, but 64 soccer teams playing at the Champs de Mars, near the Eiffel Tower, have the chance to represent the countries from whi...

Homeless World Cup Set to Kick Off

Alan Black | Posted 10.16.2011 | Impact
Alan Black

Booting up in the colors of the nations will be athletes from the margins of society, as far away as possible from the Porsches and the bling -- welcome to the Homeless World Cup.

Homeless Women Find Confidence, Community In Soccer Team

The Sacramento Bee | Carlos Alcala | Posted 07.19.2011 | Impact

Lisa Wrightsman used soccer to turn her life around. Now she's using it to help others do the same. Wrightsman, a standout at Sacramento State and ...

'Bebe', Homeless Soccer Star, Signed By Manchester United

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Manchester United has announced they have signed 20-year-old Portuguese player Tiago Manuel Dias Correia, popularly known by the nickname "Bébé." ...

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...

Homeless Soccer Team Play For More Than Just The Win

NY1 | Natasha Ghoneim | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Before the National Homeless Soccer Team heads to the Homeless World Cup in Milan, the team is training on the Lower East Side. The organization uses...