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Broward County's contingent of homeless will soon be tracked as they wander through the system of support services, from hospital to jail to shelter, after the county authorized money to fund a computer database. The County Commission on Tuesday...
Homeless people shouldn't be harassed or discriminated against simply because they lack a permanent residence. They shouldn't be subjected to unreasonable searches, be forbidden from using public transportation or be kept out of public parks. They ought...
About one in five homeless Central Floridians once wore our country's colors. Vets such as Loretta White. She's among the 62,000 or so vets who pray the Obama administration's bid to end homelessness by 2015 is a more unequivocal win than the Iraq and...
Turn back time to the era when mirrored balls and platform shoes were all the rage at Broward Partnership for the Homeless' 14th annual Salute to Leadership, "The Disco Ball." The event, which takes place at GPG Studios, 2780 NW 55th Court in Fort...
It's the question Kathryn Hoffman hates to ask, especially of the elderly people who come into her office looking for help. Do you have a burial plot? How much is it worth? But that question is one of many Hoffman must ask as a food stamp outreach...
Greater HartfordLast Friday 88 students and community members from across Connecticut braved the lightening and rain to devote their Friday night to learning about homelessness at Journey Home's Cardboard City Sleep Out. The Sleep Out was hosted by the University of...
BOCA RATON — With several soup kitchens and food-focused charities, south Palm Beach County's homeless people seem to find enough to eat. But keeping clean has been a challenge. So, a small offer from a church has proven a godsend for some...
The Hartford CourantA proposal to enshrine the rights of homeless people into law is moving swiftly through the General Assembly, putting Connecticut at the vanguard of a growing national movement. The legislation would establish a separate "bill of rights" for the state's...
In an industrial area of Fort Lauderdale, trucks deliver old computers, cellphones and electronics to a sprawling warehouse. Workers sort the goods, separating plastics, metals and other items for resale. It looks like a typical electronics recycling...
Brittany Jackson, a junior at C. Milton Wright High School, earned the Girl Scout Gold Award on April 14. An awards banquet was held at Martin's East to celebrate her success. Brittany's Gold Award project, entitled "Confidence for Kids," involved...
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KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe latest count of homeless people in Wichita shows a slight drop between 2012 and 2013. The 2013 Sedgwick County "Point-In-Time" County found there are an estimated 538 people who meet the HUD definition of being homeless. (see below for HUD definition)...
Tags: Social Issues
A quarrel at the Los Angeles City Council over strategies for helping homeless residents on Friday sparked a campaign debate over Councilman Eric Garcetti's frequent absences from meetings as he runs for mayor. The council's 10 a.m. meeting came to a...
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