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How One-On-One Tutoring Is Creating Possibilities For LA's Homeless Youth

The Huffington Post | Anastassia Olmos | Posted 05.13.2015 | Impact

For the nonprofit School On Wheels, change begins when people focus on what they can do to help. “We can’t end homelessness, but we can help a...

Man Who Was Once Homeless On Skid Row Graduates From College

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.12.2015 | Good News

Just a few years ago, Kenneth Chancey was a homeless high school student staying on Skid Row in Los Angeles, according to KTLA5. The now-23-year-old s...

Man Builds Tiny Houses For Los Angeles Homeless

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 05.11.2015 | Good News

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- After Elvis Summers built a tiny house on wheels for a woman who had been sleeping on the streets, he launched a crowdfunding camp...

'Homeless' Man Gives People Cash In Eye-Opening Experiment

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.22.2015 | Impact

One YouTuber is hoping his 5.3 million subscribers start challenging social hierarchies and their effect on how we treat one another. In the vide...

Here's Proof That Helping Homeless Isn't About Donating.. It's About Investing In Your Community

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.15.2015 | Impact

This nonprofit doesn't want your donation -- it wants you to "be selfish," actually. In an ad posted online last month, the Weingart Center points...

'Our Obligation'

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

A residential program that will help 60 homeless moms manage mental health illnesses, gain stable housing and find employment celebrated its grand ope...

End Homelessness By 2016?

Los Angeles Daily News | Christina Villacorte | Posted 09.14.2013 | Los Angeles

Amid a spike in homelessness in Los Angeles County, hundreds of nonprofit organizations, government agencies and business and philanthropic leaders vo...

Handmade Move-in-Kits Welcome LA's Homeless

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 08.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Tanja M. Laden

Brought up in Tijuana, Mexico and based in Los Angeles, Tanya Aguiñiga is a furniture designer (and furniture-maker), and the Artist in Residence at this year's Dwell on Design in Los Angeles.

Emotional Debate Over Homeless Divides City Council Members

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 04.03.2013 | Los Angeles

Despite an emotional appeal from a councilman who told of his personal experience with homelessness, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday pushed ...

A Permanent Home Just in Time for the Holidays

Downtown Women's Center | Posted 01.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Downtown Women's Center

Now more than ever, it is important to look to effective models of serving the homeless community and implement them across our urban cities most affected by this issue.

WATCH: Kobe's New Web Series

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 11.14.2012 | Los Angeles

Around the corner from LA's Staple Center, where Lakers star Kobe Bryant is getting paid $27.8 million this year to make his moves on the court, Angel...

Kathleen Miles

LOOK: Homeless Man Hands Out Resume On The Street | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.26.2012 | Los Angeles

A Los Angeles homeless man has resorted to handing out his resume on the streets of downtown. Christopher J. Boyd, 44, told The Huffington Post tha...

Kathleen Miles

PHOTOS: Beautiful New Apartments For Silver Lake's Homeless | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.30.2012 | Los Angeles

Jamie Hill slept on the street for the first time when she was 12 years old. Over the years, she went from sleeping in motels with her mother to foste...