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Homeless Signs

The photographer purchased 200 signs from homeless people in New York City. The collection of signs that homeless use to beg is a testimony to the people on the streets. It tells personal stories of the poor and record the story of poverty in the world. Click here to see more Photography by Martijn Crowe Continue reading →

New picture book teaches children about homelessness

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2012 — Ears Up, Ears Down, sixth in series of books on family homelessness and poverty, released during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2012 The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness today released Ears Up, Ears Down: A Dog’s Journey Home, a picture book — with a corresponding activity book […] Continue reading →

Mentally Ill And Homeless

Homelessness, mental illness, and poverty are all correlated and it’s clear: mental illness can lead to poverty and homelessness, and poverty and homelessness can lead to mental illness. Here’s a statistical look at what’s going on: Statistics: The statistics vary widely, some studies show there are less than a million homeless in our nation, other […] Continue reading →