“You can’t talk about the problems of poverty — the pain of it, the daily struggles to survive, the plight, the fight and the insight — without involving the newly emerging leaders from the growing ranks of the poor.”
Resisting evictions amid a pandemic...
If change can be achieved, it should be a combination of substantial taxes on those with wealth, and programs that offer essential elements of a good life to all in the society.
"By providing a safe, secure and comfortable place to get a good night’s rest, we help restore health, dignity and respect for our guests."
To date, the program has paid out over $100,000 in earned income and helped 24 individuals experiencing homelessness secure stable housing.
While advocates push for more affordable housing solutions, instead city governments have been cracking down on unhoused people with increasingly punitive measures that criminalize homelessness.
Homelessness is becoming more dispersed across major cities in Australia.