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The Next Ten Challenge | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
The Next Ten Challenge

The inscription is a bright, promising doorway to America for anyone in need of shelter. And yet, when I leave my front door each morning, I'm reminded that more than one and a half million people will be homeless this year in the U.S.

Formerly Homeless Teacher And Mom Of 3 Gets House Thanks To Internet Donations

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.25.2015 | Good News

A once-homeless teacher in San Francisco is now enjoying a roof over her family's head, thanks to the incredible support of the online community. L...

Alena Hall

This Teacher Is Battling Homelessness, But Finds Strength In Her Students And Kids (How To Help) | Alena Hall | Posted 12.19.2014 | Impact

For Raquel Tillett, the holiday season does not bring a bounty of presents beneath a tree or a feast on a decorated dinner table. Instead, this 44-yea...

San Francisco Takes A Historic Leap To Combat Homelessness

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.24.2012 | San Francisco

When San Francisco's Department of Public Health launched Project Homeless Connect in 2004, the idea was revolutionary. The city holds regularly-s...

Conversation With California's Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom at Current TV

Mark Horvath | Posted 08.03.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

I've heard all kinds of stories about Gavin Newsom, but to me, any mayor that leads a community by washing the feet of our homeless friends is a hero.

Aaron Sankin

Iconic Music Venue Deploys Awful Noise In War Against Nearby Homeless Camp | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.02.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Every evening, a makeshift encampment springs up in front of San Francisco's Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Dozens of chronically home...

Robin Wilkey

PHOTOS: Exhibit Captures Faces Of Homelessness | Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.31.2012 | San Francisco

This is the eleventh in an occasional series, The Recessionary Arts. Read more from the series here. "Not all homeless people are addicts," said Ga...