Author Archives: Jessica Colarossi

Can Weed Help Homeless People in Massachusetts?

Can Weed Help Homeless People in Massachusetts?

The short answer: yes, possibly. Last month, Colorado’s third largest city announced that it will use a portion of its revenue generated from tax on recreational cannabis to support homeless people and local city nonprofits. Aurora, Colo., expects to bring in $4.5 million from marijuana sales, according to the Aurora Sentinel. The City Council has plans

Solving Homelessness Outside the Big City

On April 24 in one of Boston’s nearby suburbs, over one hundred people gathered in St. Joseph Parish Hall to discuss causes of homelessness and possible solutions to ending it. The Tri-Community Coalition to End Homelessness held their second annual program, “Housing the Homeless: From Crisis to Shelter to Home’’ in Belmont, Massachusetts. The Tri-Community