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David Amador Professor Smith ENG 1010, Online 17 October 2014 Homelessness: Why We Should Care Homeless people are people too; just like the rest of us more-fortunate. Odds are that you walk by them everyday if you live in a city, and if you are like the majority, you ignore them. We rush our steps, glance at our smart phones, hold our breath, clench our wallet, all in hopes that we get by without making contact with the beggar. Come on. The most beautiful thing that exists in this world today...

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Homelessness Dewayne Henderson BSHS/465 July 21, 2014 Tanisha Laidler Homelessness Introduction Human service workers help people who are homeless to meet basic needs. Human service workers may refer clients to a variety of providers, such as temporary or permanent housing facilities, organizations that serve meals, and job centers that can assist the client in learning new skills or finding jobs. Some clients can need help finding treatment to address and underlying cause of homelessness. Working...

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oppressing issue rather they often view it as a weakness. Homelessness effects public safety, cost of living, tourism and the local government. In saying all that I do not have any sympathy for the homeless that are lazy or addicted to any sort substance. The term homeless & homelessness didn’t become common until after the recession. (Lee, Jones, Lewis.1990.pg 547). Believed to be a debate when it comes to what is the cause of homelessness ,”Research now suggests that the situation may be more accurately...

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Homelessness SOCI 200-DO7 When it was voiced that instead of Mary anointing Jesus’ feet with an expensive perfume, it would be better if it was sold and the proceeds given to the poor, Jesus made this statement, “For you have the poor with you always, and whenever you wish you may do them good” (Mark 14:7 NKJV). In context, it was not that Jesus was being insensitive to the needs of the poor; He promoted helping and caring for the less fortunate (Matthew 25:31-46). This statement is about a...

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Michelle Miss. Martin April 29, 2013 Nationwide The United States is a rich country it should not have high percentages of homelessness. People from many other parts of the world come to the United States to live. How do citizens end up homeless? Before the deflation California, Hawaii, Oregon, Nevada, and Washington State had the highest rates of homelessness (Homelessness 25). “Do you have a quarter?” Every time I drive up and down in Ventura I see “Quarter Bob,” a homeless man in Ventura. He is...

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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...

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Biological Factors of Homelessness Sheila McKehnie said, “People who are homeless are not social inadequates. They are people without homes.” This illustrates the important point that we cannot dismiss a person’s human dignity simply because he or she lives on the street. On the contrary, we need to acknowledge their equality and think about the endless factors that could have put these people on the streets. There are many biological and social factors that can lead to homelessness, but this essay...

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‘Social science and medicine’, Pathways to youth homelessness, vol. 62, issue 1, p.1-12, viewed on 29 July 2013, This journal article investigates and discusses the factors that cause youth homelessness in Australia. The research participants were recruited from four homeless youth services run by organization in New South Wales. Those who defined as youth are between 14 and 25 years. The research results that there were five pathways to homelessness. The first factor is a psychological disorder...

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Causes of Homelessness in America Homelessness is an ongoing problem for our society. Every day we come to terms with the effects of it, but what about the causes? By definition, a person who is homeless lives in public. The lack and destruction of federal housing programs and increasing rents forced those who are homeless to do in public what everyone prefers to do in private. According to the website, National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, the Low Income Housing Information Service...

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 Homelessness in the Unites States 1. The extent of homelessness Homelessness is a serious problem in the United States. Present statistics estimate that approximately 3.5 million people, of which 1.35 million are children, are likely to be homeless in any given year. (How Many People Experience Homelessness?) Studies have also established that “…1% of the U.S. population experiences homelessness each year…” (How Many People Experience Homelessness?) Furthermore the figures also indicate...

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