Category Archives: Volunteer Voice

The Humanity: Our response to the human experience of homelessness

As summer turns to fall and the weather starts to cool, are American hearts getting colder as well? That’s the sad conclusion of a recent study by Princeton professor of psychology and public affairs Susan Fiske, who used neuroimaging to … Continue reading

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Compassion Fatigue?

In an era when each new tragedy appears on our Facebook feeds and smartphone screens within minutes, with donating to the victims as simple as texting a five-digit number, compassion fatigue is quick to set in. The caring public, genuinely … Continue reading

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One of the many Faces of Homelessness

Ever wondered what its like to experience one of NCH’s Faces Of Homelessness presentations?  Here a long-time supporter describes seeing NCH Board Member Donald Whitehead give a presentation recently in Florida: They say that clothes make the man. In yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Guest post: What are the implications of drug testing recipients of government benefits?

We are happy to share today’s guest post from NCH member Laura Epstein who interned with us this past summer.  Laura is currently studying Government and Religious Studies at Claremont McKenna College. Recently, many states have introduced policies that would … Continue reading

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National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week Guest Post

Today’s guest post is from Dr. Norweeta Milburn, Professor at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Milburn chaired the American Psychological Association’s (APA) 2009 Presidential Task Force on Psychology’s Contribution … Continue reading

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