National Coalition For The Homeless

Type: Organization
Name: National Coalition For The Homeless
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

San Antonio Gave 12,000 Citations To Homeless People In Less Than 2 Years: Report

Anthony Totah viaSan Antonio has no qualms with issuing hefty fines to its poorest residents.The city's police department gave out more than 12,000 citations to homeless people between January 2013 and early October of this year, the San Antonio Current ... [Published Huffington Post - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

50% Increase in U.S. Cities Advancing Laws to Restrict the Sharing of Food with Homeless People

Every year, feeding the homeless is getting a little bit harder to do in the United States.Since 2010 there has been close to a 50% increase in the number of American cities that have passed or introduced laws imposing restrictions on the sharing of food ... [Published AllGov - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Should it be a crime to give food to the homeless?

In a growing number of American cities, giving food to a homeless person is a crime.According to a report released this week, 21 cities have passed measures aimed at restricting the people who feed the homeless over the last year and a half. Ten more ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

More Cities Are Making It Illegal To Hand Out Food To The Homeless

The homeless and others in need enjoy lunch at the Los Angeles Mission on Nov. 23, 2011, in celebration of Thanksgiving. Legislation to ban organizations from serving food to homeless people in public places has been proposed in Los Angeles. Frederic ... [Published NPR - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Harrisburg has become a destination as more cities make feeding homeless illegal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - On a chilly evening, it can be tough to find a warm meal.But not in Harrisburg."This is a blessing for a lot of people," said a volunteer standing in an alley behind the Dauphin County courthouse.Around him was about 100 individuals ... [Published ABC 27 - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Florida City Latest to Restrict Feeding Homeless

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, approved restrictions overnight on churches and other charitable organizations that feed the homeless, becoming the latest city to impose limits on meals offered by private groups in public places.The regulations require groups ... [Published NBCNews.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Don't Even Let Them Eat Cake: More U.S. Cities Are Banning Feeding the Homeless

Reading through the latest report from the National Coalition for the Homeless might spark one of those moments where you wonder, what would Marie Antoinette say? French peasants who had no bread to eat were so enraged by rumors that their queen uttered ... [Published TakePart - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

21 U.S. Cities Outlawed Feeding The Hungry Due To 'Myths' About Homelessness: Report

Ariel Skelley via Ignorance regarding the root causes of homelessness have led many communities across the U.S. to restrict food-sharing around town, a new report claims.In all, 31 American cities[1] have tried various methods of discouraging or prohibiting ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

They're Just Normal Kids, But Their Stories Made My Skin Crawl, Heart Sink, And Blood Boil

I can't even imagine the bravery required to talk about this on camera. TRIGGER WARNING: Discussions of rape and sexual violence. This is a trailer for "Lost in America," a documentary about homeless youth in America. To learn more about the ... [Published Upworthy - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Project to offer services Friday for homeless adults, families and children in KC

Hundreds of people on Friday will fill the Gregg/Klice Community Center and surrounding area to do what Kansas City residents have always done best — help their neighbors in need.The first of its kind event is called Project Homeless Connect Kansas City ... [Published KansasCity.com - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Homeless Veteran shelters need additional funding

SPRINGFIELD --Just this week millions of dollars was handed to the Salvation Army to better assist homeless veterans.But WCIA 3's Kelsey Gibbs shows us one program in Central Illinois that can also use the help.Cody Conway spent five years in the United ... [Published WCIA 3 - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Homeless people deserve your notice (Opinion)

Editor's note: Loren Bunche is managing director for corporate recruitment at Time Warner. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.(CNN) -- Every day I commute into the city along with hundreds of thousands of other New Yorkers. On my walk ... [Published CNN - Sep 26 2014]

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"In general, we’ve seen many times, virtually with all our homeless clients, that they are issued not just one ticket, they’re given multiple citations " Stephanie Steves, director of St. Mary’s University Law School’s criminal justice clinic in San Antonio, told the Current...
"We haven't had any problems since though, so it's been nice" said Ashley Ocasio, President of Isaiah 61
"One of the most narrow-minded ideas when it comes to homelessness and food-sharing is that sharing food with people in need enables them to remain homeless" states the NCH report, Share No More: The Criminalization of Efforts to Feed People In Need (pdf)
"Economic development and tourism don't mesh well with homeless folks and the agencies that serve them," Stoops said. "That's happening throughout the country and there are always efforts to try to get the shelters to move to the other side of town. But even if they did that, there would still be homeless folks in the downtown areas, because many of the government agencies, social security, welfare, food stamps, are located in the downtown areas."

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San Antonio Gave 12,000 Citations To Homeless P... [Published Huffington Post - 21 hours ago]
Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Associati... [Published Nevada Appeal - 23 hours ago]
50% Increase in U.S. Cities Advancing Laws to R... [Published AllGov - Oct 24 2014]
Fort Lauderdale joins urban movement to restric... [Published Yahoo! News - Oct 23 2014]
Should it be a crime to give food to the homeless? [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 23 2014]
Cities denying homeless people access to food i... [Published Daily Titan - Oct 23 2014]
Harrisburg has become a destination as more cit... [Published ABC 27 - Oct 23 2014]
Don't Even Let Them Eat Cake: More U.S. Cities ... [Published TakePart - Oct 23 2014]
The Evening Blues - 10-22-14 [Published Daily Kos - Oct 23 2014]
Florida City Latest to Restrict Feeding Homeless [Published NBCNews.com - Oct 22 2014]
More Cities Are Making It Illegal To Hand Out F... [Published NPR - Oct 22 2014]
Fort Lauderdale Votes To Make It Harder To Feed... [Published Think Progress - Oct 22 2014]
21 U.S. Cities Outlawed Feeding The Hungry Due ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
21 U.S. Cities Outlawed Feeding The Hungry Due ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 21 2014]
US Cities Criminalizing Sharing Food with Homel... [Published Common Dreams - Oct 21 2014]
Hollywood to boot homeless shelter -- and its boss [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 16 2014]
10 things you didn't know about Florida [Published Columbia Missourian - Oct 16 2014]
Homelessness: The plight of Chicago’s poor [Published DePaul University DePaulia - Oct 13 2014]
A few reasons why they're still homeless after ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 12 2014]
'One Night Without a Home' Set For Oct. 17 In S... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Oct 12 2014]
We Know How To End Homelessness. So Why Haven’t... [Published Think Progress - Oct 09 2014]
They're Just Normal Kids, But Their Stories Mad... [Published Upworthy - Oct 08 2014]
Brother, Should You Spare a Dime? How to Handle... [Published Time - Oct 07 2014]
Project to offer services Friday for homeless a... [Published KansasCity.com - Oct 07 2014]
Help for the mentally ill homeless is hard to find [Published LIHerald.com - Oct 02 2014]
Pop Quiz with John Parvensky [Published Housingfinance.com - Oct 01 2014]
Brutal attack sparks debate about crimes agains... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Sep 28 2014]
Homeless Veteran shelters need additional funding [Published WCIA 3 - Sep 28 2014]
Homeless people deserve your notice (Opinion) [Published CNN - Sep 26 2014]
Weaving the community together: Plano group mak... [Published Frisco Enterprise - Sep 24 2014]
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Fort Lauderdale Votes To Make It Harder To Feed... [Published Think Progress - Oct 22 2014]
CREDIT: Spirit of America/Shutterstock A few hours before dawn on Wednesday morning, city counselors in Fort Lauderdale, FL passed a bill to make it harder to feed the homeless. Amid raucous protests from activists , the council voted 4-1 in favor ...
We Know How To End Homelessness. So Why Haven’t... [Published Think Progress - Oct 09 2014]
Kirk is doing everything you would expect him to do. Having lost his job amid the recession and been mostly homeless since September of 2009, he’s applied to literally hundreds of thousands of jobs – he has 12,000 pages with 36 sent applications per ...
After Killings Of Homeless People, Albuquerque ... [Published Think Progress - Aug 26 2014]
A homeless veteran in Washington D.C. CREDIT: Shawn Davis After a spate of gruesome killings in Albuquerque’s homeless population this year, the City Council moved last week to pass a small but unique new tax to fund increased services for homeless ...
For Every Three Homeless Women, Two Will Be Abused [Published Think Progress - Jul 22 2014]
A woman huddles on a street corner in San Francisco CREDIT: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez You won’t see any social media campaigns on their behalf. No salacious trials, nor grassroots movements to change unjust policies. But their assaults are no ...
Colorado Official Wants To ‘Get Rid Of The Home... [Published Think Progress - Jun 27 2014]
A homeless man in Louisiana huddles to stay warm during a cold spell. CREDIT: AP Photo/Gerald Herbert The best way to grapple with homelessness in Colorado Springs is to swap supportive services and affordable housing for a one-way bus ticket out ...
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