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Homeless persons -- United States

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View Resource A Status Report on Hunger and Homelessness in America's Cities 2000

The United States Conference of Mayors makes available its annual status report on hunger and homelessness in America's cities. "The survey, conducted in 25 cities, examined the causes of hunger and homelessness, the demographic groups that make up this population, demand for emergency food and housing-related assistance, model programs that respond to these problems, and the projected impact of...

http://www.ncdsv.org/images/USCM_Hunger-homelessness-Survey-...
View Resource "Bumfights": Reality Television or Blatant Exploitation?

"Bumfights" is an one hour video, co-created and co-produced by Las Vegas residents Ray Laticia and Ty Beeson, that showcases homeless men and women fighting one another and performing other crude acts and dangerous stunts. Inspired by a fight they observed on the streets of San Francisco, Laticia and Beeson decided to solicit and shot footage of the homeless and compile it into a video they...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2002/0628
View Resource Evaluations of Continuums of Care for Homeless People

Prepared by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, "Evaluations of Continuums of Care for Homeless People" is a comprehensive study that examines the continuums of care for homeless people throughout the United States. Critiquing the agenda of the Continuum of Care (CoC), a system designed to help homeless people as well as those at imminent risk of becoming homeless, this 216-page...

https://www.huduser.gov/publications/pdf/continuums_of_care....
View Resource Institute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty at the Weingart Center

While the mention of Los Angeles to some may conjure up images of the wealth and glamour of such locales as Westwood and other prestigious communities, there is also a great deal of poverty within the broader urban and exurban region. Located at the Weingart Center (the largest homeless service organization in Los Angeles), the Institute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty is a research and...

http://www.investinla.org/
View Resource Poor and Homeless Continue to Face Major Challenges in Urban Areas

Polk Gulch cleanup angers some http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/10/12/POLKSTREET.TMP Nation taking a new look at homelessness, solutions http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2005-10-11-homeless-cover_x.htm Study: U.S. poor trapped in urban areas http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/10/12/poverty.study.ap/index.html Katrina’s Window: Confronting Concentrated Poverty Across America...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2005/1014