In America - What Can Be Done?
There is a great need to modify the training of professionals who deal with vulnerable people. Homeless people, particularly street children, should be regarded as unutilised but potential assets rather than burdens to society.
around the country are reporting record numbers of
Picturing the Homeless, on Their Terms - NPR Show
All Things Considered, October 24, 2004 · Gary Clark doesn't call himself a photographer. But over the past few years, he's felt compelled to take pictures of homeless people -- those "on the edge," he says. His work has brought a rare brand of celebrity to people used to living anonymously in harsh conditions. Listen Here
Half a million members visit Clark's Web page, "Mashuga" -- Yiddish for crazy -- to see the images that result. Viewers from around the world post dozens of comments for each photo, creating a running subtext.
While you are listening to the show take a look at "Gary Clark's Pictures " www.fotolog.net/mashuga
USA Homeless Links
and local agencies are struggling to help a growing
number of families forced out of their homes by an
unsteady economy and quickly rising housing prices.
National Alliance to End Homelessness - National Coalition for Homeless Veterans - National Coalition for the Homeless - National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness - National Low Income Housing Coalition - National Policy and Advocacy Council on Homelessness - Homeless shelters, soup kitchens, and missions directory for USA - The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty - Homeless on Long Island Worldwide Homeless - www.networkforgood.org
International community forum for homeless
Coalition for the Homeless
Our mission is to end homelessness. We focus our work in the following four areas: housing justice, economic justice, health care justice, and civil rights. Our approaches are: grassroots organizing, public education, policy advocacy, technical assistance, and partnerships. - www.nationalhomeless.org
Please Support www.HungryForMusic.com
Hungry for Music (HFM) began April 15, 1992 as an annual benefit concert to help the homeless. The concerts were organized by Hungry For Music founder Jeff Campbell, with the help of Washington, D.C. area musicians and music organizations. The contrast of street musicians and homeless street people led to the initial concept of Hungry for Music - to assemble D.C.'s best street musicians and other local musicians for a concerts to benefit the homeless and underprivileged. The concert had a dual purpose - to raise money and collect food for the National Coalition for the Homeless and to give street musicians some well deserved attention and exposure. - Hungry For Music
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