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California cities challenge court ruling on homeless sleeping, camping in public

Ventura County Star-10/1/2019

Congresswoman Johnson and Congressional Homelessness Caucus Hold Briefing on Civil Rights and Hate Crimes Affecting Homeless Americans?

Dallas Weekly-10/2/2019

Las Vegas ordinance to ban public sleeping, resting sparks controversy

Las Vegas Sun-10/2/2019

Will Fines and Jail Time Fix the Homelessness Crisis?

U.S. News and World Report-10/7/2019

NSU to host Pulitzer Prize-winning author

Muskogee Phoenix-10/11/2019

OUR VIEW: Continuing the conversation on poverty

Meridian Star-10/12/2019

NSU set to host ‘The Working Poor’ author

Tahlequah Daily Press-10/14/2019

County official says city homeless ordinance would be burdensome, create fear

Nevada Current-10/15/2019

Housing is a human right. It’s time the U.S. recognized it

Connecticut Mirror-10/15/2019

Open streets

WORLD-10/16/2019

Coy McKinney: The case for a radical BID

The DC Line-10/17/2019

People who can’t afford rent are living in their cars, and cities aren’t sure what to do about them

Deseret News-10/19/2019

COMMUNITY VOICES: Ending homelessness as a community

The Bakersfield Californian-10/19/2019

Mark Cripe | Seeking Positive Return for the 25th

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal-10/19/2019

TTOC Condemns the City of Tacoma’s Sweep of a Tent Encampment in the Cold and Rain

Suburban Times-10/21/2019

Las Vegas’ homeless camping ban faces legal, logistical hurdles

Las Vegas Review Journal-10/21/2019

Proposed city ordinance pits businesses against homeless providers

Nevada Current-10/22/2019

Youth Homelessness Is a Huge Problem. But Few 2020 Candidates Are Talking About It.

Teen Vogue-10/24/2019

In Emails to City, NoMa Residents Call for Underpass Encampments to Be Cleared

Washington City Paper-10/24/2019

Calling It ‘Illegal’ Won’t Solve a Thing

Credit Union Times-10/24/2019

AUSTIN BRACES AS TEXAS OFFICIALS PLAN CRACKDOWN ON HOMELESS ENCAMPMENTS

The Appeal-10/25/2019

District Line Daily: Tensions in NoMa

Washington City Paper-10/25/2019

Hilltop homeless camp sweep draws protest from neighbors

Tacoma Weekly News-10/25/2019

Changing the Narrative Behind Affordable Housing

Boston College Heights-10/26/2019

Tacoma seeks 400 shelter beds ahead of December tent ban

Real Change News-10/30/2019

Why districts spend millions to keep homeless students in place: ‘Changing schools is the last thing we want’

Seattle Times-9/01/2019

Why Modesto’s homeless tent city deserves praise

Modesto Bee-9/01/2019

To chase away homeless people, 7-Eleven stores in L.A. use classical music

Los Angeles Times-9/6/2019

Zanesville is known as the homelessness community

Zanesville Times Recorder-9/7/2019

Proposal would buy bus tickets for Seattle-area homeless

WSB-TV Atlanta-9/11/2019

Police chiefs and advocates for the homeless agree: Housing, not handcuffs, is the right way to deal with poverty

Washington Post-9/12/2019

Trump Administration’s Plan to Crack Down on Homeless Encampments Raises Alarms

Indybay-9/13/2019

El Dorado County experiences uptick in homelessness

El Dorado Village Life-9/15/2019

California officials urge Trump to increase federal aid to fight homelessness

WTVC-9/16/2019

Trump sees ‘liberal policies’ fueling California homeless crisis. What can he do about it?

Sacramento Bee-9/16/2019

Trump is vague on Los Angeles visit, homeless proposal

Walla Walla Union Bulletin-9/17/2019

Muchas personas han perdido su hogar. Ahora Trump dice que los indigentes “dañan el prestigio” de las ciudades (Many people have lost their home. Now Trump says that the homeless “damage the prestige” of cities)

Telemundo-9/17/2019

L.A. Wanted to Use This Building as a Shelter. Now Trump Does Too.

City Lab-9/17/2019

Rainier Fruit brings back Pears for Pairs promotion

Produce Blue Book-9/17/2019

White House report urges deregulation to reduce homelessness

San Diego Union-Tribune-9/17/2019

 Newport considering campaign to encourage people to donate to charity, rather than give to panhandlers

Los Angeles Times-9/18/2019

Trump’s Plan To Crack Down On California’s Homeless Camps Raises Alarms And Potential Solutions

Forbes-9/18/2019

Democrats hate Trump’s plan for homelessness. But it’s their plan, too.

Washington Post-9/18/2019

White House Policy Paper on Homelessness Misrepresents Evidence, Drives Wrong Conclusions

Indybay-9/20/2019

California’s Homeless Advocates Puzzled By Trump’s Threats

National Public Radio-9/21/2019

10 Facts About Homelessness in the U.S.

U.S. News and World Report-9/23/2019

‘Absurd’ And ‘Dehumanizing’: D.C. Advocates Respond To White House Proposals To Fight Homelessness

WAMU-9/23/2019

Denver will now give notice before sweeping homeless camps

Colorado Politics-9/24/2019

L.A. City, Venice petition U.S. Supreme Court to overturn homeless lawsuit decision

Los Angeles Daily News-9/25/2019

Homeless people could lose the right to sleep on sidewalks if Western cities have their way

Los Angeles Times-9/25/2019

The city’s lawyers sought ‘friends’ for homeless camping case. 81 entities offered support

Idaho Statesman-9/27/2019

Cities, States Urge Supreme Court to Hear Homeless Camping Ban Case

Route Fifty-9/30/2019

CONGRESSIONAL HOMELESS CAUCUS HOLDS BRIEFING ON HATE CRIMES AND “CRIMINALIZATION” OF HOMELESSNESS

Black Star News-9/30/2019

Cities Can’t Punish Homeless People For Sleeping On Street, Court Affirms

Huffington Post-4/1/19

Ruling protecting homeless who sleep in parks when they don’t have options remains

Modesto Bee-4/1/19

9th Circuit Court denies Boise’s request in homeless camping lawsuit

Idaho News-4/1/19

Court rules again: Homeless can still legally sleep in public

My Northwest-4/3/19

Court pours cold dose of reality on Seattle’s hot homelessness debate

Seattle Times-4/3/19

Court rules again: Homeless can still legally sleep in public

Kiro7-4/3/19

Ninth Circuit Court upholds ruling which states homeless persons cannot be punished for sleeping in cities that don’t offer alternatives

iFiber One News-4/4/19

Cities can’t criminalize homelessness, federal court affirms

Curbed-4/5/19

Full 9th Circuit won’t review decision barring prosecution of homeless for sleeping on public property

ABA Journal-4/5/19

Citations soar for homeless on American River Parkway after ruling halts bans on camping

Sacramento Bee-4/7/19

Peter Boyles Wants to Kill Right to Survive Initiative Like He Did Safe Use Sites

Westword-4/8/19

Federal court: Cities cannot criminalize homelessness

SmartCitiesDive-4/8/19

Santa Cruz homeless camp to remain open

Santa Cruz Sentinel-4/10/19

Appeals court finds criminalizing homelessness unconstitutional

Real Change News-4/10/19

Cities can’t criminalize homelessness: Appeals court upholds ruling

Street Roots News-4/12/19

Report: Detroit, Cleveland among ‘neediest cities’ with highest poverty levels

Watchdog.org-4/17/19

D.C.’s homeless encampment ‘cleanups’ are only making things worse

Washington Post-4/19/19

Homeless Persons Cannot Be Punished for Sleeping in Absence of Alternatives, 9th Circuit Decision Establishes

Black Press USA-4/22/19

You asked, we answered: Where are people experiencing homelessness allowed to live?

The Desert Sun-4/23/19

Advocates Eye Legal Options as Homeless Are Ticketed Along River in Sacramento

KQED News-4/23/19

Legal landscape fast-moving in Santa Cruz homeless camp evictions

Santa Cruz Sentinel-4/24/19

Homeless Persons Cannot Be Punished for Sleeping in Absence of Alternatives, 9th Circuit Decision Establishes

The Chicago Crusader-4/24/19

Column: The root causes of homelessness

The Daily Lobo-4/25/19

It’s not a right if it can be taken away

The Stute-4/26/19

Dozens at large Minneapolis homeless camp find housing ahead of deadline

StarTribune-12/1/18

Loitering, panhandling can get you banned from Wilmington

Delaware Online-12/5/18

Tents to Rents helps Las Cruces homeless move into permanent housing

Las Cruces Sun-News-12/5/18

Islandwide Homeless Restrictions Approved — But Are They Legal?

Civilbeat.org-12/6/18

Ban on pushy panhandlers quietly repealed: ‘This is an important victory’

Chicago Sun-Times-12/6/18

Vernon Davis Named Washington Redskins Nominee For Walter Payton NFL Man Of The Year Award Presented By Nationwide

Redskins.com-12/6/18

Washington, Massachusetts & Connecticut Best At Preventing Youth Homelessness; Alabama, South Carolina, Wyoming & Arkansas Rank Worst

Openminds.com-12/9/18

Colorado Springs considers banning RVs from city streets, raising concerns among homeless advocates

The Gazette-12/10/18

Can homeless sleep on the streets? Phoenix area cities are rethinking bans

AZ Central-12/10/18

A Year Without Sleep: The Criminalization of Sleep in Durango, Colorado

ACLU Colorado-12/10/18

PRESS ROOM: Public Charge Rule Undermines Human Rights, Harms Families and Communities

BlackPressUSA-12/11/18

Public Charge Rule Undermines Human Rights, Harms Families and Communities

RealEstateRama-12/11/18

A Year Without Sleep – ACLU & NLCHP Report Finds Durango has Criminalized Sleep for Homeless Residents

ACLU Colorado-12/12/18

ACLU of Colorado Blasts Durango for Keeping Homeless From Sleeping

Westword-12/12/18

Public Charge Rule Undermines Human Rights, Harms Families and Communities

Charleston Chronicle-12/12/18

Housing needed to solve homelessness, advocate says

Durango Herald-12/12/18

The Criminalization of Homelessness (Episode 26)

ACLU-12/13/18

OPINION: A Year Without Sleep

Pagosa Daily Post-12/13/18

Housing needed to solve homelessness, advocate says

The Durango Herald-12/13/18

United Way of King County, King County Bar Association and Seattle Mariners announce $3 Million partnership to stop a leading cause of homelessness-eviction of tenants

PRNewsWire-12/14/18

Wherever I park my car, that’s my home: U.S. homeless find refuge in safe parking

Reuters-12/19/18

New HUD report finds unsheltered homelessness on the rise in 2018

ThinkProgress-12/19/18

Serious Concerns About the Nomination of William Barr to be Attorney General of the United States

CivilRights.org-12/20/18

A pet is family no matter where you live, and some homeless shelters are recognizing that

Orange County Register-12/20/18

Report reveals drop in homeless

Indiana Journal-Gazette-12/20/18

Volunteers laid foundation for successful homeless foundation in Cortez

Durango Herald 12/22/18

Helping Without Hurting

World.wng.org-12/26/18

2018: A review of the news in La Plata County

Durango Herald-12/28/18

The millionaires building private police forces in the US: Vigilantes or neighbourhood watch?

ABC news-12/28/18

What to expect in 2019: Moisture, a land-use code, trial for the murder of Dylan Redwine?

Durango Herald-12/29/18

Lawsuit Challenges Greensboro City Panhandling Ordinance

WFAE90.7-8/8/18

The DACA hiring dance

World-8/8/18

Greensboro’s Panhandling Ordinance Challenged in Federal Court

WFMY News 2-8/10/18

Homelessness not a crime, but can lead to tickets, jail

Sandiego Union Tribune-8/12/18

“It’s tricky:” How downtown businesses and residents navigate Cincinnati’s homeless population

Cincinnati-8/15/18

Living Behind the Wheel. More Americans are sleeping in their cars than ever before. Should cities make space for them?

Slate-8/20/18

Proposed Onondaga County law would outlaw begging if it’s too aggressive

Syracuse-8/22/18

Health officials say no hazard, city pushes “Anderson dairy bill” anyway

Nevada Current-8/27/18

 Federal Judge Puts a Temporary Hold on San Diego Police Ticketing Homeless People Living in Their Vehicles

Obrag-8/27/18

ACLU Calls to End Unconstitutional Panhandling Bans in 69 Ohio Municipalities

Cleve Scene-8/28/18

ACLU asks cities to repeal panhandling bans

The Columbus Dispatch-8/28/18

ACLU challenging Rockford’s panhandling prohibition

Rockford Register Star-8/28/18

ACLU of Iowa targets panhandling ordinances

The Gazette-8/28/18

 ‘Section 8 Need Not Apply’: States and Cities Outlaw Housing Discrimination

Governing-8/28/18

ACLU of Vermont Asks Towns to Repeal Anti-Panhandling Laws

Necn-8/28/18

ACLU: Panhandling ordinances in three Iowa cities are unconstitutional 
Des Moines Register-8/28/18

Civil liberties group challenges anti-panhandling ordinances

Newton Daily News-8/29/18

Groups challenging Joliet’s, others’ panhandling ordinances 
The Herald News-8/29/18

Decatur reviewing panhandling ordinance after ACLU challenge
Herald&Review-8/29/18

ACLU tries to keep 10 NM cities from citing panhandlers 
KRQE-8/29/18

Groups challenge panhandling ordinances in Peoria and 21 other Illinois cities 
Peoria Star-8/29/18

ACLU, homelessness advocates call on Illinois cities to repeal laws prohibiting panhandling, citing First Amendment
Chicago Tribune-8/29/18

Civil Liberties Group Challenges Anti-Panhandling Ordinances 
US News -8/29/18

Civil liberties group challenges anti-panhandling. 
Infosurhoy 8/29/18

ACLU of Iowa targets panhandling ordinances
The Gazette- 8/29/18

Civil liberties group challenges anti-panhandling ordinances
WTOP-8/29/18

ACLU targets begging law in Altoona, other state cities 
Leader Telegram-8/29/18

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