Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol?” Who hasn’t read it, or heard it or seen it on stage or screen?
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We all know Pope Francis is advocating for “listening church.” How might listening apply in our efforts with the homeless community?
I have read about the need for shelters and rapid rehousing. But Robert Davis, writing for Invisible People, captured an insight in two metaphors – “Bridge” and “soft incarceration.”
We must debunk the myths around why people become homeless so we can move toward solutions. Most never stop to put themselves in the shoes of the people they see suffering from homelessness.
Every day, throughout the day, the homeless have to worry about the law. Being without a home is not in itself illegal, but the routines and behavior that go with it often are.
Partnering with St. John’s University in Queens, the Dax Program is designed to assist homeless and housing insecure college students by providing housing, supportive services, and financial assistance for food, transportation, and academic expenses.
Magdalena puts a face on the problem. But where is that place and is it possible to follow the guidelines we have been hearing. The story of one woman who is affected.
You may not believe that one man could do all that Vincent did!
A 2015 Harvard study found that access to reliable transportation is the biggest factor in determining whether someone will escape poverty and avoid homelessness.
We hear a lot about being born on third base. It is a metaphor for being way ahead in the game of life. But what if you were born in the bleachers? Or worse, born outside the ballpark?
A Homeless Stereotype Blown Out of the Water
As evictions increase women religious are once again stepping up.