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Homelessness San Francisco

Study: Giving Homeless People Homes Is Cost-Efficient Even In Pricey Silicon Valley

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.04.2015 | Impact

Even in a city with soaring rents, giving out free housing to homeless people is more cost efficient than leaving them on the streets. The median r...

Interactive Feces Map Dumps San Francisco's Homeless Problem On The City

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2015 | Impact

By Mary Papenfuss SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Jennifer Wong has found a way to track the homeless and determine where help is ne...

These Homeless People's Signs Will Make You Laugh And Open Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.07.2014 | Impact

It’s easy to disregard a homeless person asking for money -- that is unless their message stops you in your tracks. That’s the reaction Anthony...

The Bay Area Bubble That Must Burst

Trevor Neilson | Posted 02.15.2014 | Impact
Trevor Neilson

We need a new level of philanthropic and civic engagement which could be led by great minds of Silicon Valley -- a movement that leads to stronger, more innovative and strategic solutions to the social challenges we face.

Food Trucks For The Homeless?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.05.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco "Homeless Czar" Bevan Dufty has proposed a very SF solution to feeding the sizable homeless population residing in the city's gritty Ten...

San Francisco Blasts Sonic Noises to Disperse Homeless

Joel John Roberts | Posted 07.11.2012 | San Francisco
Joel John Roberts

Most communities around the country are frustrated that very poor Americans are squatting on land. Not-In-My-Backyard has almost become a popular community anthem. But police sweeps and angry blogs are not very effective.

Homelessness -- Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

Christine Schanes | Posted 06.25.2012 | Impact
Christine Schanes

Do you remember when we felt that the issue protecting our environment was overwhelming? We adopted the slogan, "Think Globally, Act Locally." In much the same way, we have the ability to solve other complex global issues, including homelessness.

Report: San Francisco 'Makes Criminals' Out Of Its Homeless Population

| Posted 02.11.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of the San Francisco Public Press. By T.J. Johnston A national homeless advocacy organization says San Francis...

'We're Facing A Crisis': Homeless Families Demand Meeting With The Mayor

Carly Schwartz | Posted 11.30.2011 | San Francisco

Homelessness has long been a problem in San Francisco, but in recent years, it has ballooned into something much bigger. The San Francisco Chronicl...