Homelessness in the United States

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    In the United States of America and abroad homelessness is a great concern for society. There are so many people who are dealing with these issues. It affects women, single moms/dads with children, men as well. In the Atlanta area many homeless, women/woman with children and men hang out at a downtown place known as the Park. Research on the homeless over the course of the last 25 years began with a focus on the social background and demography of homeless men and women (LaGory, Fitzpatrick and Ritchey 2001; Rossi 1989; Whitbeck & Host 1999). The Park that is mention where the homeless hang out is Hurt Park (association hurt/broken people socialization space). The solution to help solve this problem is an example of the Good Shepherd Center…

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    Over 3.5 million people become homeless every year, and the government doesn’t help out as much as everyone thinks they do. A lot of people say they help the homeless but in reality, most of them treat the homeless like scum, they can't even spare 25 cents.If people help out even one homeless person it will make a huge change in the society. The main causes of homelessness is poverty and unemployment, but some people think differently. Help is what the homeless need, it doesn’t take much to…

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    At a time when Americans are dealing with rising food and fuel prices, slowing jobs and soaring home foreclosures, is it really possible that homelessness is on the decline? Perhaps, but it depends on your meaning of the word homeless. (Thornburgh) Everyone has experience the homeless either if it was walking pass and seeing them laying on the ground or begging for money or maybe driving pass them and seeing them holding up signs or holding out cups asking for any spare change. Homelessness is…

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    564,708 people in the U.S. are homeless (“Homelessness Statistics,” n.d.). According to a (recent report), over half a million people were living on the streets, in cars, in homeless shelters, or in subsidized transitional housing during a one-night national survey last January. Of that number, 206,286 were people in families, 358,422 were individuals, and a quarter of the entire group were children (“Homelessness Statistics,” n.d.).The phenomenon of homelessness is one of the phenomena…

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    Christmas and Thanksgiving are right around the corner, so the time of giving to others is now. In our world there is so much violence and people who live less fortunate then my family and I. Millions of homeless people around the world and even here in the United States sleep on streets and in cardboard boxes with little to eat and the same clothes to wear every day. Also, the violence in the world makes me angry. The terrorist attacks on Paris break my heart and make me angry. Organizations…

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    homeless people live in from the camps. When they take their stuff away, they have to know where to sleep. A major rising group of homelessness is children and families. It is very dangerous for the kids to live like this they can get sick easily because they have no medicine or anything to help prevent them from getting sick. It is very hard for the parents in the families to raise the kids in that condition because they don't have the things they need. The families will have a shortage of…

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    condition of homeless youth is an area of global health research that has not been extensively studied yet. Woan (2013, p.315) shows a lack of exact statistics about the number of homeless youths around the world, with a need to broaden the areas of research. Nevertheless a report of the United Nations of the 2005 shows a count of 100 million homeless and 1 billion people without adequate housing all over the world. According to the National…

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    Homelessness affects millions of people in the United States. Some of the obstacles that the homeless face are living on the streets and suffering from harsh weather conditions. Whether it is smoldering heat in the summer or blistering cold in the winter, homeless people fight to survive every day. With help from shelters, the homeless are able to build up a safe and stable life. Given the homelessness rate that’s present, the government’s involvement and the facilities available are still not…

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    The United States has a lengthy history of homelessness that could be dated back to as early as the arrival of European settlers arriving to the New World with very little or nothing at all. Though there have been variations in the characteristics of the homeless population over time and throughout the United States short history, the constant drift of people forced into homelessness suggests there is a structural flaw in our society that ensures the continuation of this problem. Early attempts…

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    risk of homelessness d. there were 6.6 million households in poverty paying over 50% of their income for housing e. Veteran homelessness has decreased steadily f. but still 24.8 homeless veterans per 10,000 veterans in 2015 3. From the report actually to Congress on homelessness in the US is “The 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR)” with even more statistics. a. In January 2013 there were 610,042 homeless on any given night b. Almost 400,000 where living in some sort of…

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