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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
Voices

The Filmmakers Behind Youth Homelessness Documentary 'SHELTER' Hope Their Film Inspires Action

Award-winning filmmakers Craig and Brent Renaud want their new VICE documentary to give visibility to a population which is too often ignored.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
2.21.18
Rise Up

'SHELTER' Highlights the Fight to End America's Youth Homelessness Crisis

In VICE’s new documentary, we journey to New Orleans to speak with the staff and residents of Covenant House, America’s largest non-profit shelter, to issue an urgent call to action to address the plight of homeless youth.
Impact Staff
2.21.18
Rise Up

Constant Exposure to Politics via Social Media is Bad for Your Mental Health

Unplugging seems to be the obvious answer, but many of us cannot disconnect entirely.
Helaina Hovitz
1.12.18
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
Voices

Thousands of Homeless Teens Now Have Somewhere to Celebrate the Holidays

Despite our broken and underfunded child welfare system, community groups like Covenant House are providing much needed support at an emotional time.
Jim Kelly
12.15.17
Frontier

How to Keep Your Sanity in an Era of Divisive Politics, a 24/7 News Cycle and a Devastating New Tax Bill

Political anxiety is taking a toll on people’s mental health more than it normally does, ironically sending people to pricey-ish professionals and filling prescriptions that, ironically, their insurance may no longer cover.
Helaina Hovitz
12.12.17
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