Posts Tagged ‘homelessness’

The Negative effects of Chicago Demolitions

Posted on: June 1st, 2016

Should Chicago Be Celebrating Demolitions?

Since 2008, the city tore down more than 3,100 buildings — the equivalent, on average, of […]

Brown: City promises housing for homeless living in tent camps

Posted on: May 5th, 2016

“Patterned after a “housing first” model that has shown promise in other cities, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration is aiming to […]

Library hires employee to work with homeless, at-risk people

Posted on: April 6th, 2016

Adecade of serving Oak Park Township as its youth interventionist has given Robert Simmons plenty of experience working with the […]

Libraries are often the safest place for homeless people.

Posted on: April 6th, 2016

Library Offers Homeless People Mental Health Services, And It’s Working

Loyola Students Putting Social Justice to Work

Posted on: October 23rd, 2015

Social Justice in Action

A Quarter of American Men Live In or Near Poverty

Posted on: October 12th, 2015

1 in 3 males between the ages of 18-34 fall into the category of living in or near the poverty […]

How Connecticut housed all of its chronically homeless vets

Posted on: September 9th, 2015

Connecticut became the first state to house all of their chronically homeless vets, hopefully more states will follow!


Posted on: April 15th, 2015

This non-profit works to provide housing, healthcare, and other assistance to Chicagoans with mental illness.

Voices for Human Needs

Posted on: November 3rd, 2014

A blog regularly covering serious social justice issues in small, interesting, and timely doses. Worth a read. Published by […]

Putting a face on poverty

Posted on: September 3rd, 2014

Chicago’s Heartland Alliance recently started a new Tumblr project, Questions that Matter, featuring interviews with members of the served population.