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Tensions Run High in Glendale, Queens Over Planned Homeless Shelter

At a recent community meeting residents aggressively yelled out of anger, one woman threatening to “burn the place down” if the shelter arises.

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As temps drop, NYC’s homeless face chilling crisis

As the temperatures plunge, many of New York’s homeless are forced to face brutal freezing temperatures. Photo by Li Cohen […]

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As Amazon moves in, New York’s homeless forced to move on

Long Island City’s skyline. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Nestled between rising luxury apartments and the country’s largest public housing development […]

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Fashion Show gives Faces to the Homeless

"I was wrong," she said. "It’s not that easy to judge who they are.”

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Counting the homeless

In groups of three to five people, HOPE volunteers are assigned a certain amount of blocks to canvass in one of the city’s five boroughs. They spend roughly four hours — from midnight to 4 a.m. — asking everyone they encounter if they have a place to sleep that night.

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Homeless and drug addicted

Jose Ramirez, 36, stands alongside the Trans-Manhattan Expressway in Washington Heights. Ramirez, a heroin addict, is among several thousand of […]

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Homeless Holidays

For those who call the streets their home, the holidays may be a reminder of the things they don’t have like a Christmas tree, someone to celebrate with or even being able to be inside for a week.

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A second chance for formerly incarcerated women

The WPA helps women reunite with their children, find employment, and reestablish themselves after leaving the criminal justice system.

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State of Baltimore

The staff of Pavement Pieces, traveled to Baltimore for a 3-day multimedia project.

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Food For The Homeless feeds hungry New Yorkers

“You don’t have to be homeless to be hungry,” said Rolando “Divine” Farrow, the founder of Food For The Homeless.