National Coalition for the Homeless: A national advocacy network committed to "ending homelessness". Provides facts about homelessness, references to research materials, a directory to homeless/housing organizations, the NCH newsletter and calendar, and information about legislation and policy.
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I have. Have you ever just felt sad and just not in the mood to talk to anyone or do anything but you don't know why. And then you just feel selfish because people always say that so many people have it worse and are starving or are homeless or something like that, and you just feel like you don't deserve it. And then you start worrying about everything messed up with your life. I can't really explain it only people who have gone through it will understand.
When compared to mine his dreams are very humble he does not seek much out of life at all. At sixty seven years he's on the street and homeless a Winter dawn is breaking cold and gray With long gray beard and looking thin and shabby he walks uptown as he does every day.
Watch a clever teacher annoy the back row of class to teach all students an important lesson.
great for when the rich think the poor are choosing to be poor! .... ikr?!!!! Why can't the homeless people just get a job, they ask ... why can't they just go to apply for a job and nail that job interview and maintain a socially acceptable level of balance and professional ease?
Why the 'Homeless Spikes' Deserve the Turner Prize
"On one level, as so much twitter outrage has pointed out, these spikes symbolise the transformation of the homeless into a form of vermin. But their artistic resonance goes further than that. These spikes beautifully encapsulate the essential concerns of a society that has abandoned any pretence of social justice, fairness and equality, even to the point of refusing to ensure what ought to be the essential component of any civilised society - a home for all its citizens."