Homelessness & Poverty articles

Activists See Homeless Teens as Growing Problem in Massachusetts

By Colleen Quinn STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, APRIL 18, 2012…..Diamond McMillion vividly remembers constantly feeling cold when she became homeless at 16 years old. For the first two years she lived on the streets – sleeping in elevator shafts, under bridges, in parks – she could not shake the cold. “There was

SETTLING FOR LESS

James Shearer Spare Change News A couple of days ago I participated in a forum, The MetroWest Homelessness Forum in Wellesley (Yes there is homelessness in Wellesley.) It was inspiring. I felt a ray of hope, which is pretty unusual these days. Most of the time when I go to an event like this with

Settling for Less

James Shearer Spare Change News A couple of days ago I participated in a forum, The MetroWest Homelessness Forum in Wellesley (Yes there is homelessness in Wellesley.) It was inspiring. I felt a ray of hope, which is pretty unusual these days. Most of the time when I go to an event like this with

INSP offers alternative to ‘Homeless Hotspots’

STREET NEWS SERVICE March 13, 2012 Whilst technology specialists, brand experts and journalists debate the controversial ‘Homeless Hotspots’ initiative of a global ad agency, the International Network of Street Papers’ latest digital project proves that the street paper model is very much alive. Whilst technology specialists, brand experts and journalists debate the controversial ‘Homeless Hotspots’

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