The Campus Activities Board teamed with the Hope 4 Homeless Youth Campaign and the Church of the Brethren to collect food and clothing, and to raise awareness of homeless college students on Monday at Sneaky Park.
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California has the highest homeless population in the nation and few restrictions exist to protect tenants from drastic rent increases.
Orange County’s 2017 Point-In-Time count showed 57 percent growth in the homeless population since 2013. The number of homeless, or “unsheltered” people has greatly risen in recent years, and although the problem has been obvious, there is still no long-term solution for the issue in sight. Point-In-Time is a calculation of people who are without […]
Honors students partnered with the Foothill Family Shelter to talk about resources for the homeless population at the Homelessness Resource Fair Nov. 29 in Sneaky Park.
Homelessness is a huge problem in the United States. Thankfully, the number of people who are living on the streets in the United States has been declining for the past few years nationally, but this decline is not good enough for some Americans.
The recently released report, “The State of Homelessness in Pomona” for 2013, found that through community support, the homelessness rate in Pomona has decreased 54 percent from 1,389 reported homeless in 2002, to 633 in 2013.
‘Tis the season to be jolly unless you’re a homeless person living in Los Angeles, as two City Council members have proposed a ban on feeding homeless people in public spaces.
Robert Guzman, a Damien High School student, sleeps outside in a cardboard box for Pomona Valley Habitat for Humanity to raise awareness of the homeless.
In an effort to promote awareness of homeless shelters and their particular needs during the current recession, Maxtla Benavides, a senior communications major, started Operation Help, a public relations campaign, as her senior project.