Homelessness

Shelter

The 'FoodFight!' Campaign to End Food Waste Makes Meal Donations as Easy as Using a Rideshare App

Local activists launched a campaign to urge LA restaurants to put their tossed-out leftovers to good use.
Aaron Barksdale
3.6.18
Rise Up

Ways Everyday People Can Take Action on America's Homelessness Crisis Right Now

Want to make the world a better place? Here are a few immediate ways to help the most vulnerable among us.
Katelyn Harrop
2.23.18
Voices

This Pop-Up Barbershop Gives Underserved and Minority Groups Free Haircuts

California-based barber and activist Jaz Limos's non-profit, Saints of Steel, provides marginalized communities with a simple service to get them back on their feet.
Eric Kingrea
2.23.18
Voices

Former Homeless Youth Share How They Were Able to Get Back on Their Feet

As youth homelessness continues to rise, former residents of Covenant House shelters tell us it's more important than ever to support organizations helping get kids off the streets.
Eric Kingrea
2.22.18
Voices

Not One Young American Should Have to Spend the Night Sleeping on the Streets

Ending youth homelessness requires a movement of government leadership, advocacy groups and social service providers coming together for change.
Kevin Ryan
2.22.18
Voices

This Student-Run Philadelphia Shelter Wants to Change Your Attitude About Homelessness

At this shelter, the lives of the people experiencing homelessness matter.
Stephanie Sena
2.22.18
Rise Up

This Higher Ed Advocacy Group Wants to Eliminate Student Debt in California

Students average $35,000 in debt, but a free tuition advocacy organization wants to redefine how higher education is funded in their state.
Eric Kingrea
1.23.18
Voices

Republicans are Ignoring the Health Care Needs of the Nation’s Poorest Families

Congressional inaction threatens to close the doors of thousands of public health centers across the United States.​
Jim Mangia
1.18.18
Rise Up

Cities Need to Invest More Public Funds to Help Homeless Teens

These activists are committed to ending Canada's youth homelessness crisis.
Alexis Chemblette
1.9.18
Frontier

Justin Baldoni is Hosting a Block Party to Help the Homeless on Skid Row

The Skid Row Carnival of Love connects volunteers with one of the largest populations of homeless people in America in Downtown Los Angeles.
Matt Branham
12.19.17
Rise Up

Thousands of Homeless Children in Honduras Now Have a Place to Call Home

Casa Alianza tries to shelter and protect the helpless in a place that seems designed, at almost every social level, to obstruct them.
Eric Kingrea
11.20.17
Rise Up

Half a Million People Experience Homelessness Every Night in the US, But That Number is Changing

Here are the most effective organizations fighting to end teen homelessness worldwide.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
11.17.17
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