Tag Archive: homeless

Weekend Links

A trove of read-worthy links relating to poverty and inequality. The Poor People’s Campaign: The little known protest MLK was planing when he died – The goal: to demand that President Lyndon B. Johnson… Continue reading

The holidays are over but please remember to support your local food bank & anti-poverty organizations

image via Cartoon Politics Consider this your annual reminder that poor people are poor the other 11 months of the year,too. It’s nice to have a box of good food for the holidays but… Continue reading

90 yr old man busted for feeding the homeless

  via Apparently I’m A Cupcake.

The Gregory Project, An Initiative to Turn Billboards Into Affordable Housing

  The Gregory Project, An Initiative to Turn Billboards Into Affordable Housing From the Gregory Project website: Cities are engulfed with rigid constructions for billboard advertisement which are expensive to put up, maintain and their subsequent… Continue reading

The Homeless Sign Exchange Project

April 2013, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA Name: Mike a.k.a. “The Pope of Harvard Square” Read Mike’s story here Artists Kenji Nakayama & Christopher Hope have started a “Homeless Sign Exchange”. They pay homeless… Continue reading

Social Experiment: Homeless Man vs Business Man

One man dressed as a business man. One dressed to assume the role of a homeless person. Both have a crutch and pretend to fall down in full view of people.  People’s reactions… Continue reading

Today’s Reads: “”We have an image of hunger that comes from Africa, but this is America.And unless your belly is distended we don’t have an image of what hunger looks like here.”

All the read-worthy things for this evening. Viola Davis talked to People Magazine about digging through trash and stealing food as a kid growing up with hunger. Now partnering with the Safeway Foundationand the Entertainment… Continue reading

Homeless People Get A 5-Star Dining Experience

  Homeless shelter is transformed into 5-star restaurant, treating clients to a memorable dining experience. Full video here.  via Rhinestone Cowboy.

3.29.14 Link Love: More support for Shanesha Taylor

News and thoughts from around the web….   If there were negative feelings about Shanesha Taylor’s situation the other day, the majority chose to keep it to themselves and spare me their vitriol… Continue reading

Shanesha Taylor Needs Support ,Not Jail

  Prison Culture» Action Needed: Shanesha Taylor Needs Support Not Jail – Shanesha Taylor ,a homeless mother with 2 children, is currently in jail after leaving her children in a car while she was… Continue reading