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The homeless vote
Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics

The homeless vote

Homeless voters and their advocates talk about the upcoming elections.

“Homeless” ballet builds awareness and stirs emotion
Arts

“Homeless” ballet builds awareness and stirs emotion

The performance revealed the uncensored side of homelessness,

Running away from homelessness
Features

Running away from homelessness

Back on My Feet gets the homeless involved in the sport of running.

Art without walls
Features / Multimedia

Art without walls

A homeless man uses art as a means of survival.

The Grand Central Food Program delivers meals including an orange, a loaf of bread, a carton of milk, and hot soup. Photo by: Talia Avakian
News / Video

Harsh winter leads to more homeless on city streets

With this year’s harsh winter overpopulating shelters, more homeless people are forced to live on the streets.

Counting the homeless
News / Video

Counting the homeless

HOPE, the Homeless Outreach Population Estimate surveys the number of homeless people on the street of New York City.

Veteran Penelope McClenan, 50 of Saint Albans, Queens, founded the non-profit, Women's Veteran Network, dedicated to assisting female veterans. Photo by: Talia Avakian
Audio / News

Women veterans battle homelessness

Finding help to prevent homelessness is increasingly difficult.

Features / Video

Qween Amor, subway performer

Qween Amor is a homeless subway performer who recently was working the concourse on 14th St, Union Square Station.

Suits and job training offer hope to veterans
Business

Suits and job training offer hope to veterans

In 1980 veteran, Nelson Quinones, was rushing to get to the car repair company where he worked when he was hit in a head-on collision that left him with a cracked skull and a broken leg. His two-month recovery in the hospital cost him his job and he needed to turn to veteran programs to help him get back to […]

NYC homeless youth population at a record high
Audio / News

NYC homeless youth population at a record high

These youth continue to function in society, hiding the issue of their homelessness to the outside world.