As cities search for solutions to homelessness, Portland’s Dignity Village offers 60 men and women community and safety.
Whether someone is destitute because they are an asylum seeker waiting for Home Office support, a divorced man who cannot cover his rent, someone with alcohol or drug concerns, or a young woman out of work, without savings, homelessness is not a crime
Chris Christie is ending a three-year extension program designed to help people with permanent disability support. Is Christie trying to balance the state’s budget on the backs of disabled Americans while continuing to give to the rich?
With America leading in child poverty and nearing the bottom in education, it's hard to comprehend the thinking of people who cut funding for homeless and hungry children. But this resentment and disdain for society reaches around the globe.
After a homeless man allegedly resisted arrest, LAPD officers fatally gunned him down on Skid Row. Recording of the incident on witnesses’ cell phones along with police officers' body cameras will be used in the investigation into the shooting.
APD’s pattern of using excessive force is a repeated violation of the Fourth Amendment. Are these officers not receiving the proper training to ensure the rights and safety of people with mental illness or in distress?