Did you ever think about these issues homeless people face? The following four headlines caught my eye during the past month.
Climate change impacts homeless women and girls even more profoundly as entrenched gender inequalities increase their risks.
The Working Group to End Homelessness (WGEH) is committed to advocating at the United Nations for the alleviation and eventual elimination of homelessness.
Online event exploring “Hidden Homelessness,” women living in insecure housing often because of situations of violence.
“We used to live in a basement, unhealthy, without the right conditions, we were suffering, mostly for our child.”
She is not a household name in the world or even in her native Italy. But she is well known by the homeless of Turin, Italy. Her story is a fascinating insight into what makes her an advocate for the homeless tick.
Eight Vincentian charities have come together to share advice on what the public can do to help those facing the dangers of sleeping rough in life-threatening cold conditions.
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul of Canada launched its national housing campaign on The theme is “Safe, secure and affordable housing is a human right.”
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.
Homeless people exist. Calling them by their name is a question of humanity and fraternity, recognizing them with an ID and personal documents means building a healthy, united, open and creative society.
As part of the Vincentian Family advocacy and education at the UN, we are hosting a webinar event on Tuesday, February 9 at 1:15-2:30 pm ET and invite your participation.