Monthly Archives: July 2010

What Would Mitch Snyder Say and Do Today?

Twenty years ago, the movement to end homelessness lost its most charismatic leader, Mitch Snyder. Snyder and Robert Hayes, NCH’s founder, are considered to be the two leading national homeless advocates in the 1980’s. If Mitch were still alive today, … Continue reading

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A Young Advocate’s Perspective: Mitch Snyder

On a late September day in 2009, I trekked from the NCH offices to make visit to the White House and happened, instead, upon a collection of people and a sign that read “61st Day of Fast.” I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Is it legal to restrict food-sharing?

By Jackie Dowd The food-sharing in downtown Orlando went on as usual last Wednesday night, despite the decision by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals that upheld the city’s ordinance restricting groups and individuals from sharing food with homeless and … Continue reading

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