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Connecticut Is Right To Try Teens In Juvenile, Not Adult, Courts

Connecticut Is Right To Try Teens In Juvenile, Not Adult, Courts | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Teenagers under age 18 who are charged with misdemeanors can no longer be tried as adults in Connecticut. This overdue new law reflects a more nuanced societal understanding of adolescent development and psychology.

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Cost of homelessness in Central Florida: $31K per person each year

Cost of homelessness in Central Florida: $31K per person each year | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Living on the streets isn't cheap: Each chronically homeless person in Central Florida costs the community roughly $31,000 a year, a new analysis being released Thursday shows. The price tag covers...
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Want to honor vets this Memorial Day? Help end veterans' homelessness ... - The Patriot-News

Want to honor vets this Memorial Day? Help end veterans' homelessness ... - The Patriot-News | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Want to honor vets this Memorial Day? Help end veterans' homelessness ...
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Homelessness is now at a crisis point

Homelessness is now at a crisis point | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
We need to tackle the immediate problem of sleeping rough and ensure that adequate emergency accommodation is available (RT @the1stStarr: #Homelessness is now at a crisis point http://t.co/wgm8DcsSYN...
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Back In To Society - Breaking The Barriers of Injustice - The Tribute

Back In To Society - Breaking The Barriers of Injustice - The Tribute | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
In memory of wrongly convicted who are no longer here but there memory lives on in all of us.. A special tribute to Ruben Hurricane Carter of Paterson N.J. - Timothy Cole of Texas - Troy Davis of Georgia - Todd Willingham of Texas - Greg Wilhoit of Oklahoma - Delbert Tibbs of Illinois We will speak with Shujaa Graham and Juan Melendez of the Witness to Innocence group also Fred McKinley on behalf of Timothy Cole Back In To Society is a show designed to help Ex-Offenders find their bearings, remove the handcuffs placed on them by society and assist them in getting back into society as a productive member of the community. With 27 million + ex-offenders and more being released every day, the task is difficult but not impossible overcome.. Join I.B. Wise, Brent Nation, Pam Deghand and Mark A. Clements as we travel this road to recovery and redemption , we will discuss everything from job searching to re-entry programs, resume writting to support groups. ,We are advocates for the Wrongly Convicted as well as advocates to abolish the death penalty..... Our goal is to break down the barriers of injustice.... Special Guests will appear to share and offer their assistance. We support- The Angel's of Freedom Prison Ministry Justice for Illinois' Wrongfully Convicted Social Action 2014 http://irishgreeneyes-welcometomyworld.blogspot.co.uk/ From Jail to Jobs by Eric Mayo Black and White in Stripes in Sheriff Joe's Tents by Dr. Kimberly L. Shedrick and Christoper Colon

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America's homeless: The rise of Tent City, USA

America's homeless: The rise of Tent City, USA | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Homeless encampments known as "tent cities" are popping up across the country.
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Homelessness can be solved. Learn about... - Homelessness News San Diego | Facebook

Homelessness can be solved. Learn about what works and what does not.
https://www.facebook.com/HomelessNewsandEvents (RT @HomelessnessSD: Homelessness can be solved.
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Ask the Hub - How many homeless adults were homeless while growing up? | The Homeless Hub

Ask the Hub - How many homeless adults were homeless while growing up? | The Homeless Hub | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
In addressing youth homelessness WELL, we may actually be preventing adult chronic homelessness. Soooo, lets do it. http://t.co/5dt108zZP5
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The Importance Of Appearances: Man Dresses As Homeless Man To Prove Nobody Would Help Him (Video)

The Importance Of Appearances: Man Dresses As Homeless Man To Prove Nobody Would Help Him (Video) | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
It's no secret that people become desensitized to homelessness and poverty, but one social experiment shows just how easy it can be to block out those in need.
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Uptown Homelessness, Substance Abuse To Be Focus of New Program - DNAinfo

Uptown Homelessness, Substance Abuse To Be Focus of New Program - DNAinfo | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Uptown Homelessness, Substance Abuse To Be Focus of New Program
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Arresting offenders, Cappleman said, puts them in jail but doesn't remove them from cycles of substance abuse or, in many cases, homelessness.
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Apple donates $500,000 to Silicon Valley antipoverty measure - Fortune Tech

Apple donates $500,000 to Silicon Valley antipoverty measure - Fortune Tech | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
The tech giant has teamed up with Google, LinkedIn, and others to fight poverty during a time of rising tensions in Silicon Valley. (Apple gives $500,000 to SF Gives.
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Portland Mayor Charlie Hales pushes more money to address homelessness 'crisis,' emergency preparedness in 2014-15 budget proposal

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales pushes more money to address homelessness 'crisis,' emergency preparedness in 2014-15 budget proposal | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales said the city must continue to funnel money into housing assistance programs that work. Read more about his budget proposal.
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Count shows 17.3 percent increase in homelessness in county - KSN-TV

Count shows 17.3 percent increase in homelessness in county - KSN-TV | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Count shows 17.3 percent increase in homelessness in county
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WICHITA, Kansas – Results of the 2014 Sedgwick County Point-In-Time Homeless Count show an increase in the number of homeless since 2013.
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The Push to End Chronic Homelessness Is Working

The Push to End Chronic Homelessness Is Working | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
The numbers are in. The goal of eliminating one of the country’s most devastating problems is becoming a reality.
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Pittsburgh looks to end veteran homelessness - New Pittsburgh Courier

Pittsburgh looks to end veteran homelessness - New Pittsburgh Courier | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
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Pittsburgh has vowed to eliminate a problem that has plagued communities across the nation for decades in the next year and a half: veteran homelessness.
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Tony | Invisible People

Tony | Invisible People | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Just by looking at him you could tell Tony has some serious health issues. He could not even reach out to shake my hand. Tony was actually released from a (Tony is fighting cancer on the streets. Hospitals keep releasing him back to homelessness.
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In Memorial Day Speech, Mayor Commits to Ending Veteran Homelessness (+ ... - The Epoch Times

In Memorial Day Speech, Mayor Commits to Ending Veteran Homelessness (+ ... - The Epoch Times | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
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Tally: 695 homeless people live in Clark County - The Columbian

Tally: 695 homeless people live in Clark County - The Columbian | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Tally: 695 homeless people live in Clark County
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A single-day snapshot of homelessness in Clark County in January found 217 "unsheltered" people living outdoors, in makeshift camps or in cars.
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Shelter stories: The human side of homelessness - El Paso Inc.

Shelter stories: The human side of homelessness - El Paso Inc. | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Shelter stories: The human side of homelessness
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Anchorage joins national homeless veterans initiative - Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage joins national homeless veterans initiative - Anchorage Daily News | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Anchorage joins national homeless veterans initiative
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Anchorage is joining a national initiative to end homelessness among U.S. military veterans by 2015, officials announced Wednesday.
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He navigated high school and homelessness - Philly.com

He navigated high school and homelessness - Philly.com | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
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He navigated high school and homelessness
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By night, he was homeless and far away from adults with high expectations. "For five years, I was away from my family," he said.
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School on Wheels Is Beacon of Hope for Students Impacted By Homelessness - Huffington Post

School on Wheels Is Beacon of Hope for Students Impacted By Homelessness - Huffington Post | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
School on Wheels Is Beacon of Hope for Students Impacted By Homelessness Huffington Post (BROCKTON, MA) - When University of Massachusetts Dartmouth senior Kerenne Paul crosses the stage in her cap and gown on Friday, May 16, the occasion will be a...
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Hack to End Homelessness: Maps, social networks and other ideas to help ... - GeekWire

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Hack to End Homelessness: Maps, social networks and other ideas to help ...
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The inaugural Hack to End Homelessness event wrapped up Sunday evening at Seattle's Impact Hub, with 12 teams pitching ideas to curb the city's homelessness problem.
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Seattle tech communitiy 'hacks' to end homelessness - MyNorthwest.com

Seattle tech communitiy 'hacks' to end homelessness - MyNorthwest.com | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Seattle tech communitiy 'hacks' to end homelessness
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Pioneer Square has become synonymous with drugs, violence and chronic homelessness. It's a problem so big that it's tough to nail down even a small way to help.
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Unity of Greater New Orleans releases report on homelessness - WDSU New Orleans

Unity of Greater New Orleans releases report on homelessness - WDSU New Orleans | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
Unity of Greater New Orleans releases report on homelessness
WDSU New Orleans
Immediately following Hurricane Katrina, many people in the city was left homeless. In 2007, the numbers surged to 11,619 homeless people.
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Can technology end homelessness? These Seattle entrepreneurs are aiming to ... - GeekWire

Can technology end homelessness? These Seattle entrepreneurs are aiming to ... - GeekWire | Homeless Issues: Humane Exposures | Scoop.it
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