Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Full Scope of Homelessness

Disability benefits. Domestic violence.  Tent cities.  Homelessness cuts across many different issues, and these are just a few of them, taken from the topics addressed in this month’s In Just Times. As I wrote about in my recent Huffington Post … Continue reading

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New Report Shows Denial of Social Security Benefits Perpetuates Homelessness

Today, the Law Center released Improving Access, a new report on how bureaucratic barriers are preventing thousands of homeless Americans from accessing Social Security disability benefits that could help them get off the street. Social Security benefits, including Supplemental Security … Continue reading

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Denver Reminds Us Laws Have Human Consequences

No matter how much you guard against it, there’s a part of you that gets used to human suffering. I smiled tiredly, slipping a dollar in his cup and letting my mind wander.  I was already turning away when he … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

As the early spring’s plantings start to blossom in my yard, I’ve also been appreciating that the seeds for the human right to housing, some planted years ago, have also started to bloom. In early April, the U.S. Interagency Council … Continue reading

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