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Family Of Elizabeth Tollison, Accidentally Killed By LAPD, Files Claim
Police shot the homeless mother of three twice after a knife-wielding man took her hostage.
Why So Many Americans Are Still Homeless Despite Our Improved Economy
The U.S. economy has finally started to rebound from the recession, but the homelessness crisis hasn't improved.
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For Many In The Trans Community, Basic Financial Goals Are Out Of Reach
Experts share four ways the community can work toward overcoming the challenges.
This Artist Is Humanizing The Homeless Through His Dynamic Portraits
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Brian Peterson paints portraits of people experiencing homelessness in Santa Ana, California, using the proceeds from the sales to give back to the subjects.
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6 Homeless LGBTQ Youths Share Their Stories
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Photographer Letizia Mariotti wanted to help elevate their voices.
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How A Tiny Coffee Company Is Taking On The Homelessness Crisis
The London-based startup has its sights on the U.S. And Will.i.am is going to help.
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Facing Pressure From Amazon, Seattle Repeals 'Head Tax'
City politicians were up against a corporate-funded opposition effort. So they caved.
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From Homeless Shelter To Social Media Fame: How One Trans, Disabled Model Is Becoming The Face Of A Generation
By Devon Kelley, Yahoo Lifestyle
Meet Aaron Philip and prepare to rethink your definition of beauty.
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Homelessness Can't Be Solved With Fines And Arrests
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This isn't a law enforcement problem.
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Seattle Passes Controversial New Tax On City's Biggest Companies To Combat Housing Crisis
By Gregory Scruggs, Reuters
Following the council vote, Amazon’s vice president, Drew Herdener, said the company has resumed construction planning for its so-called Block 18 project in downtown Seattle.
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How Amazon Is Holding Seattle Hostage
The city wants to tax large corporations to pay for homeless housing, but Jeff Bezos isn't pleased.
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Hospitals Are Releasing Homeless Patients Back To The Streets. There's A Better Way.
Recuperative care facilities offer a safer and ultimately cheaper alternative.
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Pope Francis Buys Gelato For Rome's Poor And Homeless
The special dessert was distributed in honor of the feast day of St. George, Francis' namesake.
Surviving Skid Row: Women’s Stories Of Assault, Fear, And Finding Friendship
A third of L.A.'s homeless population are women -- and "once a shelter is full, it’s full."
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This Is Life On The Streets Of Hollywood When You're Young, Queer And Homeless
While struggling to find stability, homeless queer youth face an additional battle -- one for their own identities.
The Truth About Bisexual College Students And Hunger
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Bisexual youth and students deserve our support, not mean-spirited bullying by powerful pundits.
Homeless Girl Scouts Aim To Sell 6,000 Boxes Of Cookies In NYC
You can find them in Manhattan's Union Square through Friday.
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These Portraits Shine A Light On The Homeless Faces You Pass Every Day
The illustrated profiles of men and women who've experienced homelessness in New York City in this series are gorgeous.
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Ben Carson Said Trans People In Homeless Shelters Make Others 'Not Comfortable'
It was the latest in a long history of anti-LGBTQ remarks by the HUD secretary.
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Homeless Women Say 'Me Too,' But No One Listens
Mari Kate Mycek
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Their stories of sexual assault are not exceptions. They are the rule.
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Viral Photo Of Joe Biden's Chat With A Homeless Man Is Melting Frozen Hearts
A candid moment with the former vice president.
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What It's Like To Be A Homeless Student At LA's Richest Private High School
, Guest Writer
Tuition costs nearly double my parents’ yearly salaries combined.
9 Foundations Partner To Tackle America’s Housing Crisis, As Trump Tries To Gut Funding
"When people are struggling so much just to afford their homes, they’re suffering in a multitude of ways."
Lynne Sladky, The Associated Press
Homeless Will Now Be Asked: Are You Fleeing Domestic Violence?
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For years, advocates have called victims of domestic violence part of the country’s “hidden homeless.” But now, for the first
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Young, Gay And Living On The Street: LGBT Youth Face Increased Odds Of Homelessness
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By Carolyn Jones Throughout high school and college, Alicia slept in cars, tents, friends’ couches, benches, on the bus, on
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These Are A Few Of The Shelters Scrambling To Offer Winter Storm Refuge
“Every day is emergency operations for us,” said one shelter official, whose facility is at nearly double capacity.
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