Advocates want more for homeless during a snowstorm
A snowstorm expected to leave 16-22 inches of snow and blizzard conditions moves officials to urge New Yorkers to stay inside. But what about those who do not have a home?
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Fashion Show gives Faces to the Homeless
"I was wrong," she said. "It’s not that easy to judge who they are.”
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
State of Baltimore
The staff of Pavement Pieces, traveled to Baltimore for a 3-day multimedia project.