Monthly Archives: June 2011

State ID Legislation Threatens to Disenfranchise Homeless Voters

“If you have to show a picture ID to buy Sudafed, if you have to show a picture ID to get on an airplane, you should show a picture ID when you vote.” This is South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s … Continue reading

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NOW AVAILABLE! NCH’s Summary of Key Findings from HUD’s 2010 Annual Homeless Assessment Report

Check out NCH’s useful one pager of key findings and statistics from the report: On June 14, 2011, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developement released its 2010 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. The report details statistics of the homelessness … Continue reading

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Legislating Hate

Hate exists in American society.  Sadly, some individuals act upon hateful urges and cause harm to innocent human beings; harm ranging from minor assault to brutal death.  In an effort to curb hateful violence, Congress and many State governments have … Continue reading

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Jazz Musician Sings for Change

Jazz singer, Madeleine Peyroux, is a long time advocate and philanthropist of organizations fighting to end homelessness. She was born in Georgia, but grew up in the cities of New York City and Paris. She was inspired to start singing … Continue reading

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California Bill Would Help Protect Homeless People from Hate Crimes

June 9, 2011 The National Coalition for the Homeless firmly believes in protecting homeless people against hate crimes committed by housed persons simply because of the victim’s real or perceived homelessness. Through legislation, the state of California has been working … Continue reading

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