Did you ever think about these issues homeless people face? The following four headlines caught my eye during the past month.
Seeing a homeless person with a cell phone raises eyebrows for some people. A formerly homeless person tells how it was a lifeline.
Everything you thought you knew about the homeless population is wrong, at least if your source is the one most people cite- the media or your own personal experience.
245,999 Evictions (in only 5 states) Have Been Filed During the Pandemic, Despite the Moratorium
Arts help calling people to prayer, commissioning a special requiem Mass and holding a series of fundraisers via Zoom to help the homeless.
For too long and for too many students, the issue of homelessness has not received the attention it deserves.
“May we be reminded of the words of St. Gregory the Great, who, when faced with the death of a mendicant from cold, said that Masses would not be celebrated that day because it was like Good Friday.”
Catholic Charities USA and the Felician Sisters of North America have jointly created the CCUSA Francis Fund for Eviction Prevention.
According to the NLIHC and the Innovation for Justice Program, an incident of mass eviction would incur astronomical costs for the general population. In total, they estimate those costs to total somewhere between $62 billion and $129 billion
Real Experience with Homelessness: – Top 10 Posts of 2020 – Invisible People
“Any public health response that does not center the voices of people who have lived the experience of homelessness is going to come up with the wrong solution.”
I never cease to be amazed at how many times Invisible People stops me as they give voice to situations I had not thought of.