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Criminalization of homelessness – local impact, global issue

As the economic crisis continues at the bottom end of the income spectrum, the past week has brought two victories worth noting, from the most humble of tent encampments to the marble halls of the U.N.’s Palais Wilson in Geneva. … Continue reading

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The Occupiers: Protesters and Homeless People Share Public Parks

This month, decades of economic and social inequity have reached a critical mass with the rise of the Occupy Wall Street movement.  Across the country, the self-professed “99 Percent” have organized protests and occupied public parks in opposition of the … Continue reading

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Anti-lodging Ordinance Rejected!

The Law Center applauds three County Commissioners from Charlotte County, Florida, for voting against a proposed anti-lodging ordinance yesterday that would have further marginalized the County’s homeless population.  The anti-lodging ordinance would have prohibited homeless persons from sleeping outside in … Continue reading

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