EBT cards allow recipients to choose the foods they will eat. A box of ready-made items takes away free choice and will truly be a handout.
Do you struggle to determine whether or not you should give money to homeless people? I did until I had this experience.
Learn some of the most common stereotypes, myths, and misconceptions about homeless people in America. Weigh in with your opinions in the comments.
How can you tell if someone is homeless? There's no sure way but there are a lot of clues that may add up to homelessness when taken together. Knowing them can keep people living on the street safer.
Six ideas to help end homelessness and an invitation to share your solutions to the problem of so many Americans being homeless. So many are veterans, children, elders, and disabled people.
Have you wondered why people living on the street don't just get jobs and stop being homeless? Learn about homeless employment statistics, the barriers to employment they must overcome, and share your solutions in the comments.
Some of my opinions as to why so many people in America seem to have no empathy for homeless people despite being mere paychecks away from the circumstance themselves.
Being homeless is hard enough without the extra unneeded questions. Here are some things you should avoid saying.
Residents of Tent City West have developed a sense of community while running their own temporary housing system inside a West Baltimore school buidling
Learn who the homeless people in this country are and how much our public assistance programs cost. The truth may surprise you.
This essay looks at how little mainstream media covers issues of poverty and the reasons why. Certain factors determine whether a conflict gets covered by the media, this essay details those factors.
There are several deep-rooted causes of Indian poverty. Some have historical roots and others derive strength from socio-political structures. Lack of effective governance and corruption has only sustained Indian poverty.
Have you ever wondered why people become homeless? This article explains just a few of the most common causes of home loss for people living in the United States. Some of them may surprise you.
Jonathan Swift’s satirical essay serves to demonstrate how Ireland’s poverty under England’s Penal Law system has forced many of the Irish people to accept and commit otherwise repulsive feats in order to survive. It serves as a satirical critique of the system.