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THOUGHTS ON HOMELESSNESS
Tania Luna tells the story of the day she found a penny on the floor of a New York homeless shelter. She has never again felt so rich.
Rex Hohlbein shows how we can take our own small and meaningful steps to end homelessness and admit and respond to the inequality in our midst.
Becky Blanton planned to live in her van for a year and see the country, but when depression set in and her freelance job ended, her camping trip turned into homelessness.
OluTimehin Adegbeye details how government land grabs are destroying the lives of thousands in Nigeria. She compels us to hold our governments and ourselves accountable for keeping our cities safe for everyone.
HELPING THE HOMELESS
When working with homeless and disabled artists, the refrain that social entrepreneur Liz Powers hears most often is: "I don't want a handout, I want an opportunity."
Richard J. Berry, the mayor of Albuquerque, and his staff started a citywide initiative to help the homeless by giving them day jobs and a place to sleep.
Lloyd Pendleton asks, "What do you think would happen if you invited an individual with mental health issues who had been homeless for many years to move directly from the street into housing?"
Malika Whitley shares her story of homelessness, finding her voice through arts and her mission to provide a creative outlet for others who have been pushed to the margins of society.
AUSTRALIA AND HOMELESSNESS
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