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  • Hawaii's Homeless Population: Case Study

    There are numerous efforts to address Hawaii’s homeless population, specifically –and significantly – with government agencies and in policies. The following are a couple of interviews conducted with professionals from organizations (The Homeless Program Office and Legal Aid) that deals with homelessness, and then followed by a few of the newly introduced bills at the National and State level. Lori Tsuhako of the Homeless Program Office and The Homeless Programs Office (HPO) is an…

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  • Sociological Effects Of Being Homeless

    residents and guests are substance abuse. As mentioned in the research article, people that suffer from substance-use disorder tend to be affected by impairment of psychosocial functions and as result it would limit the ability to maintain a steady housing. Substances abuse both drugs and alcohol was very noticeable at the shelter. It is important to mention that residents are often tested for drugs and alcohol and that if they are found positive they can be ban from the shelter. Other problems…

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  • Stereotypes Of Homelessness

    Homelessness has been a growing problem in America as well as in the entire world. There are millions upon millions of people experiencing homelessness. There are many groups and organizations that have been made specifically to combat homelessness. Homelessness has been a large problem everywhere in the world since the dawn of man. Homelessness is a condition, it is the condition of a person who does not have a regular dwelling. In the United States alone, there are at least two and a…

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  • Toronto The Good Analysis

    In 1886 Former Toronto Mayor William Holmes Howland coined the term, “Toronto The Good” as his city slogan. (Ruppert, 2006) Derived from associations with middle class, Victorian morality and representing a staunch religious right wing perspective, Toronto was held up as a representative example; thus, according to Frommer’s (tourist guide) it was dubbed “Toronto The Good” (Davidson, 2007). The roots of this label, from where we stand now, are less than ideal. An argument could be made that…

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  • Homeless Vs Homeless Essay

    Introduction People that are homeless and have a mental illness are major socio-economic problems in the United States. According to the newspaper USA Today, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development reports that more than 124,000 or one fifth of the 610,000 homeless people across the USA suffer from a severe mental illness. Some of the major psychiatric conditions include schizophrenia, delusional disorder, bipolar disorder and severe depression. Theise psychiatric…

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  • Homelessness: The Problem Of Being Homeless

    Homelessness describes the situation of an individual or family without secure, permanent, appropriate housing, or the immediate prospect, means and ability of acquiring it, which is the result of societal or systematic barriers, a lack of affordable housing, the individual/household’s financial, rational, emotional, behavioral or physical challenges, and/or racism and inequity. The experience of being homeless is generally gloomy, undesirable, stressful and frightening. Some news has arisen…

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  • Budget Living Place Research Paper

    ~~~~~~ When it comes to fresh starts, Singapore is a great place to be. However, for many young families, the price of some of the homes may seem a bit extreme, especially when it comes to condominium living. One of the best places for budget living is the area of Holland. This area is always bustling with activity so that you will have all the excitement of Singapore, but the condominiums you will find there are budget friendly. Are you ready to consider your option to own a low PSF condo in…

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  • DFWC Case Study

    One of the movements that the DFWC members campaigned in was for city playgrounds. Club members persisted, and succeeded, in their efforts for gaining support and funds for these playgrounds. To raise funds to build the park they personally went door to door requesting donations. Writing numerous letters along with many speeches, they managed to receive fourteen thousand signatures on a petition presented to the board of education. In doing this, they finally won over the school board who in…

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  • Homeless Epidemic Essay

    religion and even social class. Even with government regulations there can occur a loss of financial sustainability by zoning regulations resulting in eminent domain over people’s properties when they have no place to go and with the high cost of housing either for purchase or to rent have sky rocketed. These people really do not have a choice but to be homeless.…

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  • Sudhir's Workout Summary

    ones living in poverty to further explore this section of Chicago. Venkatesh starts his excursion in the housing projects of Chicago to complete research on urban poverty and their effects on others. He will soon stumble upon some men who do not welcome him warmly; he has come across the Black Kings. This gang specializes in the distribution of crack and they happen to be a part of the housing project he is…

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