United States - Homelessness

Art from the Streets is a documentary which tells the story of a program for homeless people who are given the opportunity to produce art. The volunteer program established in Austin, Texas in 1991...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Homelessness, All of Canada, International, United States
The mission of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) is to coordinate the federal response to homelessness and to create a national partnership at every level of government...
Keywords: Homelessness, United States
In eight years, Utah has quietly reduced homelessness by 78 percent, and is on track to end homelessness by 2015. How did Utah accomplish this? Simple. Utah solved homelessness by giving people homes...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, United States
This amazing online art exhibition presents the work of artists who have sought to bring attention to the tragedy of homelessness. Since the Great Depression, artists in the US have not only acted as...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Homelessness, United States
In Florida, people are being arrested for giving food to people who are homeless. The City of Orlando has been targeting Food not Bombs, a community group that, twice a week for the past 5 years, has...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Organizing, United States
City Life/Vida Urbana is a community organization in Boston that has organized against evictions and for community controlled housing. They have long struggled for community control of local...
Keywords: Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, United States
Take Back the Land is an activist group out of Miami that asserts their right to the land in their communities and the use of public space for the public good- specifically, to house, feed and...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Miami, United States
Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO) is involved in a range of housing assistance services in Ohio, including homeless prevention, emergency shelters, transitional housing and...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Ohio, Organizing, United States
The Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco (COH) initiates program and policy changes that result in the creation of exits from poverty. The COH unites homeless people and service providers with...
Keywords: Homelessness, Organizing, San Francisco, social justice, United States
Picture the Homeless Blog is a housing, homelessness & policy blog. Picture the Homeless is a grassroots organization, founded and led by homeless people. We are organizing for social justice...
Keywords: Homelessness, New York, Organizing, United States
Real Change is a street newspaper, an advocacy group, a Homeless Speakers Bureau, and literary program out of Seattle. They aim to build bridges among the poor, homeless and the greater community,...
Keywords: Homelessness, Media, Organizing, Panhandling, Seattle, Washington, United States
Homeless Nation, a website created for and by homeless people in Canada, hosts blogs for people living in poverty. You can read other blogs or sign up and get your own blog.
Keywords: Homelessness, Media, United States
Picture the Homeless is a homeless-led organization in New York that fights for the civil and human rights of homeless people. Picture the Homeless is founded on the principle that in order to...
Keywords: Homelessness, Human Rights, New York, Organizing, United States
Monarch Housing Associates is a mission driven, results oriented non-profit. Their vision is that every person will have quality affordable, permanent housing that fosters freedom, independence and...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, United States
New York Coalition for the Homeless has some resources and research reports on homelessness, including a searchable Resource Guide for food, shelter and services for homeless and low-income New...
Keywords: Homelessness, low-income, New York, United States
The Real Change News site gives the homeless in Seattle an opportunity to publish their writing and advertise their artwork for sale as well as providing its readers with information on issues...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Homelessness, Seattle, United States
Read Terminal People, a well-written story about the many homeless who were displaced when the city of San Francisco closed a massive transit hub where they slept.
Keywords: Homelessness, United States
Hawaii wants to create "safe zones" for homeless people to set up camps.
Keywords: Homelessness, United States
Homelessness is commonly thought to be an urban issue, a perception that is reinforced by the presence of homeless people on the streets of major cities and in the characterization of homelessness in...
Keywords: Homelessness, United States
Hope for the Homeless is a blog by the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, an organization that works to address the needs of homeless men, women and children in the community and serves...
Keywords: Homelessness, United States