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  • Homeless Money
    650 words
    Homeless or Worthless. The dictionary describes the word homeless as having no home or place of residence. It does not say, however, unable to get a job. Homeless people are just that, homeless. They are not physically disabled or mentally retarded. If, in a rare case, a homeless person is disabled in any way, he can still get a job at Wendy's, who has a great disability program. The government spends billions of dollars a year on shelter for the homeless, when it could be spent on problems that...
  • Population Of Homeless People
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    HOMELESSNESS Defining where the homeless stand in our society scale is one of hardest aspects in conducting a study of the population and understanding the definitions used in research is one of the most challenging tasks for people who want to use its results. Most would agree that people in Shelters or literally living on the street are homeless, but there is less agreement regarding people in the following circumstances: Youth on their own, with no permanent residence or even an usual place t...
  • Homeless People
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    English 101 Research Paper #2 Final Draft Homelessness Is Not An Option We see them as a crowd, a collective entity; we call them the homeless, as if that defines who they are, but we neglect to add the unspoken word in that title: people. People whom with social disabilities or financial problems usually will be abandoned by the society and become homelessness along the streets.! SS During the past year, over two million men, women, and children, or nearly one percent of the US population, were...
  • Homeless People
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    How Should We Treat the Homeless? I think that to treat all homeless people in one certain way would be hard for me to do because there are many reasons for a person to be homeless, and some of them should be treated differently from others. I feel that the runaways and drug addicts don't deserve as much as the unemployed and war veteran types. But I feel in my heart that all people with no homes, or lives for that matter, should get some sort of help to survive and get back on their feet so tha...
  • 1987 Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act
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    How to improve Homelessness Introduction Homelessness is not new to our nation, and it has greatly increased over the past ten years. (Baum, 1-4) For growing numbers of people, work provides little, if any, protection against homelessness. Low national un-employment levels do not mean that all working people are well-off. (Baum, 21-24) What is homelessness? According to the definition stated by Stewart B. McKinney, for purposes of the 1987 McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, "a homeless person (ho...
  • Million Homeless People In California
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    In our current time of economic prosperity in the United States, many people are enjoying greater wealth, higher earnings, and profitable investments. Unemployment rates are reported to be low, and wages high. Yet there is still an extraordinary amount of homeless people living in the United States. In an article entitled "The Criminalization of Homelessness" Celine-Marie Pascale tries to convey how the homeless are being treated unfairly by society. Criminalization might be a little too strong ...
  • Increase In The Number Of Homeless People
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    Homelessness, condition of people who lack regular legal access to housing. Homelessness has been recognized as a significant social problem in the United States since the early 1980's, when an increase in the number of homeless people was caused by a weak economy and cuts in federal aid for housing and income assistance. Other periods of increased homelessness also have occurred many times in history, including during the colonial era. Most other industrialized societies also have experienced i...
  • Paper The Homeless In England
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    The Homeless in England Introduction I decided to study the homeless's ituation before we went to England, so I tried to get information about it via the internet, but it was so much information that I soon gave up... When we got to England I thought about changing subject to the pub culture because it seemed easier to write about, but after a few days I had seen so many homeless people that I got used to it and therefor dared to talk to them and ask them questions about their situation and why ...
  • Homeless People In Rural Areas
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    Homelessness in America Here in Tahoe, we are lucky enough to experience a great quality of life, and only a few have to face the horrible life of poverty and homelessness. However, nationwide, even right outside the basin, homelessness is a growing epidemic across the country. There are many ways one can become homeless; for the most part poverty. There are also different concentrations of homeless in different types of terrain, such as urban or suburban areas. Last, there is the ever- growing ...
  • B Helping The Homeless
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    Call To Action Speech Outline Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to help fight homelessness Central Idea: With more help for the homeless we can better America Attention I. Imagine for a moment that your not in this classroom. A. Instead your outside, but you not walking to class or your dorm, your living there. B. Imagine for a moment that you yourself are homeless. 1. You have no shelter 2. When it rains your wet 3. When its cold your freezing 4. You have no money C. This is what life i...
  • Homeless Housing Act
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    Homelessness President Reagan believed that "the homeless are on the streets by choice and prefer this to the available shelters... and that the jobless are simply not motivated". (Ronald W, 1) In our great nation of awesome power and abundant resources the number of homeless population is increasing every year. Our government is not doing all that it can to put in effect the necessary tools to combat or more importantly to prevent our nation's homelessness. Instead our government is focusing on...
  • Our Country's Homeless People
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    The problem of homelessness in America is growing dramatically. It's a problem that can strike anyone when you least expect it. Therefore you should address this as a major crisis that affects our society. I feel as Americans we should come together to create solutions to end a growing epidemic of homeless people. Statistics show people living in poverty are most at risk of becoming homeless. Economically they are at a higher risk of losing what little they already have. The number of homeless f...
  • Homeless People
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    Service Learning Research Paper Dictionary. com defines homelessness as the state or condition of having no home (especially the state of living in the streets), people without homes considered as a group, having no home or haven. The homeless are the most noticeable of America's social tribulations. You can see homeless individuals everywhere in cities, town, suburbs, and rural areas. Believe it or not everyone has a reason to why they are homeless. Well if that is the case, why do many individ...
  • Permanent Solutions To Homelessness
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    Solutions to Homelessness in America Return to Main Page Permanent solutions to homelessness must address its fundamental cause: the inability to pay for housing. Permanent solutions to homelessness must address both the shortage of affordable housing and the inadequacy of income to meet basic needs. Permanent solutions must also address the additional need for treatment for people suffering from disabilities. Permanent solutions must: Ensure Affordable Housing. Provide subsidies to make existin...
  • Homelessness Of Our Nation Needs Programs
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    Homelessness How do we define homelessness? A person who is homeless does not have a fixed regular and adequate day and nighttime residence. This person may be sleeping on the streets, with friends or family, in cars or abandoned building or in shelters. Throughout the United States it has been estimated that between 355,000, and 445,000 million people who are homeless everyday and night. The problem of homelessness is not only something that happens in large cities, but that happens everywhere....
  • Current Homeless Population
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    Homelessness In America The Stewart McKinney Act of 1987 defines a homeless person as One who lacks a fixed permanent nighttime residence, or whose nighttime residence is a temporary shelter, welfare hotel or any public or private place not designated as sleeping accommodations for human beings. Included in the homeless population are people who stay with friends or family for a short period of time and then decide to find shelter on the streets because of conflict with the people whom they are ...
  • Homelessness
    378 words
    Homelessness is a serious problem that affects thousands of people each year. It's a problem that the Government is committed to tackling more effectively each year. Is is right that we should acknowledge the seruosness and extent of the problem-and the impact of homelessness. It is affecting society in many levels. There are many cases of homelessness. There are those you make their on choice of becoming homeless because they don't want to be a part of society. These people are usually lacking ...
  • Way To Many Homeless People
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    As you walk down Broadway on a blistering cold winter day, you can't help but feel the pain of the homeless people huddling around barrels of fire trying to stay warm. In New York City there are way to many homeless people. You see many people with torn up clothes and signs begging for money. They need the money to survive and buy food, not the extra stuff we take for granted. That's not fair. Many people are homeless but it might not be their fault. Some homeless people are lazy and want to be ...
  • Fastest Growing Group Of Homeless People
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    Homelessness is a serious problem in our society. Every night in our nation thousands of people are on the streets. This type of behavior is considered deviant because it does not reflect the norms and values of our society. In many cases the homeless people in our country are treated as total outcasts. Many of these people have severe mental disorders. Some are victims of an economy that has failed them. One may ask how such harsh situations exist in such an advanced society. With all the money...
  • Homeless With Proper Shelter And Food
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    Extreme Whether The percentage of people seeking shelter in Canada is not as severe as in some other countries. Shelters should really be open throughout the winter and could be closed during the spring, summer and fall. The homeless will probably survive longer this way since it isn't that cold during summer, spring and fall. However, if shelters do not open during the winter, these people are forced to sleep outside with the risk of getting frost bite or perhaps more severe illnesses. If they ...

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