News Coverage

September 2018 
Puyallup sued for illegally trashing belongings during homeless camp sweeps. 
Q13Fox-9/24/18


Homeless camp sweeps in Puyallup illegally trashed personal belongings, lawsuit says. 
KIRO 7-9/24/18


Delusional Puyallup leaders had it coming. Recent lawsuit by homeless won't be the last. 
The News Tribune-9/24/18


Court Says Cities Can't Criminalize Sleeping Outside Absent Other Housing or Shelter Options 
Endhomeless-9/13/18


It isn't A Crime To Be Homeless In Boise, Court Says 
Kuer-9/6/18


Laws punishing Homeless People for Sleeping in Public are Cruel, and Unusual, Court Rules.
NY Times-9/5/18


Homeless people in California, Western states cannot be prosecuted for sleeping outside if shelter access is lacking, court rules. 
LA Times-9/4/18



August 2018
ACLU: Panhandling ordinances in three Iowa cities are unconstitutional 
Des Moines Register-8/28/18


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 

July 2018 

More Americans are forced to "reside" in their vehicles. 
CBS News (7/31/18) 

Judge weighs injunction on RV parking restriction.  
San Diego Union-Tribune (7/27/18)

Criminalising homelessness is not just cruel: it's costly, too. 
CityMetric (7/25/18) 

Cydni Lauper wants you to help end LGTBQ youth homelessness. 
Q Voice News (7/18/18) 


Criminalizing homelessness is not the answer. 
Colorado Springs Gazette (7/9/18) 

The True Colors Fund Released a Tool to Help Remedy Youth Homelessness 
Teen Vogue (7/3/18)




June 2018

Lauper LGBTQ report ranks states
Sentinel & Enterprise (6/30/18) 

Names and faces
Arkansas Online (6/30/18) 

Everyone Should Have the Opportunity to Live in a Place That's Affordable 
Prescott eNews (6/21/18)

Criminalizing Homelessness Doesn't Work 
City Lab (6/20/18) 

Why turning homelessness into a crime is cruel and costly. 
The Conversation (6/20/18) 


Federal financial protections rollback has unexpected benefit for renters 
Real Change (6/13/18) 

2018 Equal Justice Conference: The criminalization of poverty
Legal Talk Network - 6/12/18

Emergency shelter advocates deal with NIMBYism
St. Peter Herald (6/12/18) 

Council to vote on giving free photo ID's to homeless
ABC 36 - 6/7/18

Citizen Green: Greensboro stalls for time on panhandling lawsuit
Triad City Beat - 6/7/18


10 incredibly sh*tty things America does to homeless people

Raw Story - 6/6/18


May 2018

Homelessness can't be solved with fines and arrests
Huffington Post - 5/31/18 


Colorado Springs campaign aims to curb panhandling by redirecting donations
Colorado Springs Gazette 5/30/18


Seattle's homeless tax won't be the last of its kind on large businesses
Washington Examiner- 5/25/18

Want neighborhood crime to come down? A sanctioned homeless camp could be the secret
The Oregonian 5/25/18

Snapshot of Homelessness 
Cape Cod Times (5/24/18) 

Sleeping in public is taboo. Unless you're young, white and privileged.  
Los Angeles Times (5/24/18)

What the homeless numbers say - and what they don't
The San Diego Union Tribune- 5/20/18

Ben Carson's False Promises on Homelessness
Street sense Media- 5/18/18

Why Starbucks faces toilet trouble
BBC News- 5/12/18

Seattle's new tiny house village for the homeless - women only
Crosscut- 5/11/18

As Amazon pursues a second headquarters, it battles hometown Seattle over tax to stem homelessness
The Washington Post- 5/10/18

This Seattle man won the constitutional right to live in his truck - it could be the start of a revolution in how we handle the homeless
Raw Story- 5/10/18

HUD proposes rent increases on public housing tenants
Real Change News- 5/9/18

'Welfare Reform' Poised to Exclude People in Need From Assistance
Spare Change News- 5/9/18

How does cleaning tent cities fight the larger issue of homelessness?
Cincinnati The Enquirer- 5/7/18

JCP Week in Review 
Johnson City Press (5/4/18) 

Greensboro's anti panhandling ordinance comes under legal fire. 
Triad City Beat (5/3/18) 


Activists call for end to Johnson City's proposed 'camping ban'
Johnson City Press- 5/3/18

On the grounds of People's Park, UC Berkeley proposes housing for students and the homeless
LA Times- 5/3/18

Rising up with Sonali - Radio
KPFA- 5/1/18

April 2018
Homeless need compassion
Ventura County Star (April 25) 


Member Spotlight: Homeless Advocate Tristia Bauman
DC Bar- 4/23/18

Attorney challenges anti-panhandling law in Barberton
Akron Beacon Journal - 4/19/18

Lawsuit alleges D.C. officials improperly seized belongings in homeless camp clearings
GW hatchet - 4/12/18

March 2018
In Rare Legal Move, the City of Amarillo Takes Landowner to Court Over Homeless Camp
Texas Observer - 3/28/18

Eric Tars shares his most recent research on poverty
America Trends Podcasts - 3/27/18

Renters' Rights, Eviction Protection Key to Preventing Homelessness
Indy Bay - 3/22/18

GUEST COLUMN: 'Out of sight, out of mind' policy damages homeless
The Gazette - 3/15/18

Report: Blacks comprise more than 40 percent of U.S. homeless populations 
Pittsburgh Courier - 3/15/18

Deaths of homeless people go uncounted in Oakland — and most places
San Francisco Chronicle - 3/10/18

Joshua Tree couple are released from jail but still face child abuse charges
The San Diego Tribune - 3/6/18

A Homeless Man's Truck Is His Home, Judge Rules in Seattle
NPR - 3/6/18

Albuquerque won't enforce draconian anti-panhandling ordinance while ACLU lawsuit is pending
Shadow Proof- 3/5/18

HUD Accused of Systematically Removing LGBT People From Homeless and Housing Decisions: Lawsuit
Newsweek - 3/1/18

February 2018 

Tiny Houses Are Huge for Homeless
How Stuff Works - 2/28/18

Hope (and Possible Heartbreak) at Amarillo's 'Tent City'
Texas Observer - 2/28/18

Where do people go when they're told to leave?
Real Change - 2/28/18

What's it like to have a homeless camp in your university?
Study International - 2/28/18

A Homeless Camp in Our Back Yard? Please, a University Says
The New York Times - 2/27/18

California Homeless Camp Cleanup Finds 250 Tons of Trash and 5,000 Needles
Newsweek - 2/26/18

The Florida Project Action Guide
Seattle University - 2/26/18

Report: Blacks comprise more than 40 percent of the homeless
The Louisiana Weekly - 2/26/18

The Criminalization of Homelessness: An Explainer
In Justice Today - 2/20/18

Columbus laws silent on living in car
Columbus Dispatch - 2/18/18

At judge's urging, sides reach deal over California homeless
ABC News - 2/14/18

Frustrated judge demands O.C. find shelter for homeless being evicted from camps
LA Times - 2/14/18

Judge Demands Solutions In Hearing On Santa Ana River Homeless
Los Angeles CBS Local - 2/13/18

California fight over homeless camp faces key day in court
Associated Press - 2/13/18

Report Reveals Rapid Growth of Homeless Tent Cities Across U.S.
Indy Bay - 2/11/18


January 2018 

Bauman: What Social Justice Issues Keep Me Up at Night
DC Bar - 1/31/18

Puget Sound's homeless crisis pushes 911 beyond its design
The Seattle Times - 1/29/18

Homeless in Kokomo: Annual survey draws attention to community's most vulnerable
The Kokomo Tribune - 1/28/18

Our view: Begging law bad idea
The Joplin Globe - 1/24/18

The company behind the crime-finding robot that's been used to keep away homeless people in San Francisco has raised $25 million
Business Insider - 1/23/18

El Cajon not alone in laws targeting homeless
San Diego Union Tribune - 1/22/18

Feed the Homeless in America, Get Fined or Arrested
Global Research - 1/20/18

Working to Protect Evicted Domestic Abuse Victims
The Legal Intelligencer - 1/19/18

Public begging in Marin
Mill Valley Herald - 1/19/18

Twelve arrested outside San Diego for feeding the homeless
World Socialist Web Site- 1/18/18

Why it's illegal to feed the homeless in cities across America
Newsweek- 1/17/18

Baltimore officials to clear downtown homeless encampment, house people in dormitory-style facility
Baltimore Sun - 1/16/18

Walla Walla has work to do in reducing homelessness
Union Bulletin - 1/14/18

Federal government suggests homeless rates going down, advocates still push need for affordable housing
KKTV - 1/12/18

For Homeless Seattleites, a Reprieve From the Debilitating Burden of Warrants
Seattle Weekly - 1/10/18

Stop panhandling in Dallas? Sorry, but that's illegal
Dallas News - 1/5/18

HAPPY NEW YEAR... NOW GET OUT!
11th Hour - 1/5/18

Amid Icy Temperatures, some of Washington's homeless prefer to sleep rough
Reuters - 1/5/18

Speaking for the Homeless
West Virginia Living - 1/3/18

Homelessness Improvement: S.F. Set Ambitious Goals to Move People Off Streets 
San Francisco Weekly - 1/3/18 

From Pensacola to Miami Florida cities wrestled with panhandling in wake of U.S. District Court ruling
The St. Augustine Record - 1/2/18

More Than 70 U.S. Cities Discourage Helping, Feeding the Homeless. Where is the Love?
Atlanta Black Star - 1/1/18

December 2017

ACLU of Texas Comment on Court Ruling in Houston Homelessness Suit
The Glimer Mirror - 12/29/17

Even during one of the year's coldest weeks, some homeless people are refusing to come inside
Washington Post - 12/29/17

DPD Appears to Step Back Enforcement on Aggressive Panhandling Law Without Telling Council
The Dallas Observer - 12/28/17

It Doesn't Make Any Sense to Arrest People Who Are Homeless
Huffpost - 12/22/17

ACLU of Oregon challenges efforts to criminalize homelessness
Street Roots - 12/22/17

Report: Homeless Camps Up by 1,000 Percent Since 2007
Courthouse News - 12/21/17

Report: After lawsuit Charleston's homeless camp procedures are beneficial
Charleston Gazette-Mail - 12/20/17

Once Praised for Helping Panhandlers, Albuquerque's New Law Could Land Them in Jail
Governing - 12/19/17

Feds Say Idaho Homeless Estimate Decreased in 2017 But Advocacy Group is Skeptical
Boise State Public Radio - 12/14/17

San Francisco animal shelter hires robot to keep homeless people away
RT - 12/14/17

Study: Homeless census is an undercount
Real Change - 12/13/17

Robots being used to shoo away homeless people in San Francisco
domain-b - 12/13/17

Robots are being used to deter homeless people from setting up camp in San Francisco
Business Insider - 12/12/17

Funding for the homeless, redux
Fox & Hounds - 12/11/17

Here's what you can do to help the homeless this holiday season

Business Insider - 12/11/17

Homelessness Is On the Rise. We're Underestimating the Problem. 
The Stranger - 12/8/17

HUD claims decline in homeless count for 2017
Windy City Times - 12/6/17

BROWN: Report says homeless counts miss the mark

Chicago Sun Times - 12/6/17

November 2017

Tina Hayward Recognized During Mountain of Faith's Luncheon
Vicksburg Post - 11/30/17

New Gig Harbor Law Makes Giving To Panhandlers a Crime
Gig Harbor Patch - 11/30/17

What It's Really Like to Live in the Walmart Parking Lot
Cheat Sheet - 11/29/17

Hanes' National Sock Drive Marks Eighth Year, Celebrates #GivingTuesday by Donating 225,000 Pairs
Business Wire - 11/27/17

Soaring citations
Ashland Daily Tidings - 11/27/17

Lawsuit filed against San Diego over violation of homelessness rights
KUSI News - 11/16/17

Stan Slathan: My take on homelessness
Red Bluff Daily News - 11/16/17

LIFE Resource Services host Sleep-out Homelessness on Saturday
WHNT19 - 11/15/17

Being Homeless Isn't Against the Law But Sleeping on the Streets Comes at a Cost 
KERA News - 11/14/17

Editorial: Vets need more than lip service
The Dallas Chronical - 11/11/17

ACLU of W. Va. has concerns about proposed panhandling ordinance
WSAZ - 11/08/17

WV ACLU, Law Center: Charleston panhandling bill unconstitutional
Charleston Gazette Mail - 11/07/17

Support our troops 
 — all of them 
The Current - 11/07/17

7 Everyday Things You Didn't Know Were Illegal 
Reader's Digest - 11/06/17


Denver's Crackdown on Being Homeless
The Progressive - 11/01/17

October 2017
Evacuated Homeless Campers Return to Houston Overpass After Hurricane Harvey
Spare Change News - 10/17/17

Boat Harbor Encampment Cited As Model For Homeless Safe Zones
Civil Beat - 10/12/17


September 2017

The Big Island's First Legal Homeless Camp: Safe Zone or Shanty Town? 
Civil Beat - 09/26/17

Who is being arrested in Operation Rio Grand? Many have felonies or lengthy records, though few appear to be the promised 'worst of the worst'

The Salt Lake Tribune - 09/18/17

Feds, Texas offer choices for students homeless after Harvey 
Chicago Tribune - 09/09/17

How One Program Gives Federal Property to Groups Helping the Homeless

Capital and Main - 09/06/17 

August 2017

Hurricane Harvey Is A Devastating Reminder Reminder Of The Need For Safe Affordable Housing For All
HuffPost - 08/30/17 

Houston City Council Expands Civility Ordinance in Near Northside
Houston Press - 08/24/17

BART: Panhandler batter passenger who refused to give him money
SF Gate - 08/23/2017

Homeless group close to suit over bike path plan in Uptown
Chicago Tribune - 08/21/17

17-33 Segment 1: Criminalization of Homelessness 
Radio Health Journal - 08/13/17

July 2017

The Unexpected Reason Panhandling Bans Are Being Struck Down Across the Country 
Governing - 07/25/17

Mayor DeBlasio, Stop Shaming Homeless and Poor People
Huffpost - 07/13/17

Grosso Introduces Landmark Civil Rights Amendment to Protect Homeless Washingtonians
Street Sense - 07/11/17 

Hawaii Official Proposes Armed Rangers to Deter Homeless
US News - 07/09/17

Orlando could repeal downtown panhandling rules
Orlando Sentinel - 07/06/17

Report: People with disabilities make up over 25 percent of SNAP participants 
Real Change News - 07/05/17

Orlando could repeal downtown panhandling rules
Orlando Sentinel - 07/03/17

June 2017

To solve America's poverty crisis, Congress must reject budget cuts
The Hill - 06/30/17

'Just leave me alone and I'll make it': DC plays Whack-a-Mole with homeless encampments
Think Progress - 06/29/17

The #TrumpBudget will dismantle the social safety net for millions of Americans
CarsonWatch - 06/29/17

Without identification, poor people stay in the shadows -- and Republicans want it that way
Daily Kos - 06/19/17

Osceola County's New Law Targets Homeless People
Orlando Sentinel - 06/16/17

What happens to people who can't prove who they are?
The Washington Post Magazine - 06/15/17

Housing Budget Needs Increases, Not Cuts
Huffpost - 06/14/17

May 2017

ACLU of Texas files suit against city of Houston over ban to stop homelessness tents, panhandling
SE Texas Record - 05/25/17 

Lawsuit Filed Against Houston Panhandling Ordinance
Off The Kuff - 05/16/17

Without ID, Homeless Trapped In Vicious Cycle
Route Fifty - 05/15/17

ACLU Of Texas Files Suit On Behalf Of Homeless Houstonians 
Houston Style Magazine - 05/15/17

C
ourt Cases Fighting The Criminalization Of Homelessness Succeeding In Court 
Spare Change News - 05/15/17

Houston's Panhandling, Camping Ordinances Violate Rights, Lawsuit Says

The Houston Chronicle - 05/15/17

A
CLU Of Texas Files Suit On Behalf Of Homeless Houstonians 
The Gilmer Mirror - 05/15/17

National Law Center On Homelessness & Poverty Hosts National Forum On Human Right To Housing, June 6-7
National Low Income Housing Coalition - 05/15/17

A New Place For Seattle's Homeless: In My Backyard
Crosscut - 05/11/17

T
he Federal Reserve Bank Of San Fransisco Sold To Developer 
Spare Change News - 05/10/17

What Every Children's Lawyer Should Know About Advocating For Homeless Youth (Page 64)
ABA Child Law Practice - 05/08/17

Northwest Arkansas Seeing More Panhandlers On The Streets, Officials Say
Arkansas Online - 05/08/17

Using Vacant Federal Property To Develop Affordable Housing 
Street Sense - 05/04/17

Colin, Denton counties homeless census shows change, but experts say numbers may not be full picture. 

 Community Impact - 5/07/17
April 2017

The Laws Cities Use To Make Homelessness A Crime
The Daily Beast - 04/30/17

Downtown Panhandling Ban Could Face Legal Challenges

The Pensacola News Journal - 04/29/17

Using Vacant Federal Property To Develop Affordable Housing 
Thrive Detroit - 04/28/17

The Unsung Government Program That Gives Federal Property To The Homeless
CityLab - 04/27/17

CSUN Food Security Discussion Aims To Break Stereotypes Of Homeless Students
SCVNews.com - 04/26/17

Co
nverting San Bernardino's Vacant Buildings For Shelter Use
Coyote Chronicle - 04/25/17

Caron's God-And-Bootstraps Message Fails To Hearten Housing Advocates
Politico - 04/23/17

Homeless "Bill Of Rights" Shot Down At State Capitol After Ten-Hour Hearing
Westword - 04/20/17

Truly Affordable Housing Would Help Prevent Homelessness
The Washington Post - 04/20/17

Three Members Of Denver Law Enforcement Suspended For Mistreating A Mentally Ill Prisoner 
Salon - 04/20/17

City Moves To Crack Down On Homeless, Panhandling
Houston Chronicle - 04/12/17

Franken Reintroduces Bill For Victims Of Sexual, Domestic Assault 
Brainerd Dispatch - 04/07/17

Jury Convicts 3 Denver Homeless Of Violating Camping Ban
The Virginian-Pilot - 04/05/17

Puyallup Wants Homeless To Move On, But First It Faces A Legal Obstacle Course
KIRO 7 - 04/04/17

ACLU: Utah Sheriff's Homeless Plan Fraught With Constitutional Issues
The Salt Lake Tribune - 04/04/17

Puyallup Wants Homeless To Move On, But First It Faces A Legal Obstacle Course
The News Tribune - 04/03/17

Legal Rights Of Homeless People Often Held Up In Courts
The Contributor - 04/03/17

March 2017

What Cities Are Doing To The Homeless
ATTN - 03/28/17

Activists Challenge Cranston's Anti-Panhandling Ordinance, Police Respond 
RI Future.org - 03/28/17


Panhandlers Offered Work And Lunch By Some US Cities 
Lancaster Online - 03/27/17

In Maine, Portland Tries a New Tactic With Panhandlers: Hiring Them
The New York Times - 03/21/17

Exploring the Principles for Change: Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice Involvement
The Chronicle of Social Change - 03/20/17

When Homelessness Hits Home
Santa Monica Daily Press - 03/20/17

Jobs For Panhandlers? Portland May Pay Them To Clean City Parks
The Christian Science Monitor - 03/09/17

The number of renters is on the rise, but are lawmakers paying attention? 
The Contributor - 03/08/17


Report: Impoverished Households Face 'Critical' Rental Shortage 
The Chicago Crusader - 03/07/17

To Portland Panhandlers, Program May Offer Welcome Change: Jobs 

The Portland Press Herald - 03/05/17

County Program Would Help Homeless Get Crucial ID
The Battle Creek Enquirer - 03/01/17

February 2017

How Lawsuits Are Forcing Cities To Face Their Homeless Issue
The Orange County Register - 02/24/17

Legislation Would Protect Tenants At Foreclosure 
The Contributor - 02/23/17

Our Laws Period-Shame Women - So I'm Going To Change Them
Marie Claire Magazine - 02/17/17

Federal Judge Rules 'Sweeps' Of Washington Homeless Camps Can Continue
Jurist Twenty - 02/15/17

I
s A Tarp A Home?
The Stranger - 02/15/17

Why Some Cities Are Making Extreme Poverty A Crime
ATTN - 02/12/17

Homeless 'Safe Zones' Considered 
The Garden Island - 02/10/17

Hawaii Considers 'Safe Zones' For Homeless Encampments
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce - 02/10/17

H
awaii Considers Letting Homeless To Camp In Specially Designated 'Safe Zones'
Fox News U.S. - 02/09/17

Advocates Support Federal Bill Protecting Renters
Banker & Tradesman - 02/09/17

The Criminalization Of Poverty 
SPIN - 02/07/17

January 2017

How Tattoos And A Lawyer Helped Bring Last Winter's Final Homeless Hold-Out Inside

Syracuse.com - 01/31/17

Faith-Based Groups Help The Homeless
NorthJersey.com - 01/24/17

Homeless People Face L.A. Crackdown On Living In Cars 
The Los Angeles Times - 01/24/17

Updates On Cases Challenging Denver's Homeless Sweeps and Camping Ban 
Westword - 01/20/17

Slidell's Law Requiring Panhandlers To Carry Permits Draws Lawsuit From ACLU
Louisiana Record - 01/18/17

Justice Walk To March In Dover On Saturday 
Delaware State News - 01/12/17

Debate Coming To A Head Over Feeding Homeless In Tampa Parks 
Tampa Bay Times - 01/12/17

New York Times Chronicles Rising Tide of Homeless Encampments in Western U.S. 
Boise Weekly - 01/11/17

Where Homelessness Can Be A Crime 
Alaska Dispatch News - 01/10/17

Our Work Is More Important Now Than Ever
Above The Law - 01/09/17

Rights Battles Emerge In Cities Where Homelessness Can Be A Crime 
The New York Times - 01/09/17

'Donation Meters' Might Vie For The Charitable Coin 
Weatherford Democrat - 01/05/17

Homelessness Is Not A Crime
New England News Collaborative - 01/05/17

December 2016

Sock Drive
 Warms Feet And Hearts 
CU Insight - 12/29/16

Lawmaker Issues Map Of Hawaii Kai Homeless 
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser - 12/27/16

Homelessness A Local And National Problem
The Courier - 12/23/16

Phoenix Says Some Efforts To Help Homeless People Actually Hurt
The Arizona Republic - 12/22/16

From Massive Sweeps To Legal Camping, No Portland Mayor Has Wrestled With Homelessness Like Charlie Hales
Portland Mercury News - 12/21/16

Los Angeles Outlaws Sleeping in Cars, Further Criminalizing Homelessness
Free Speech Radio News - 12/20/16

ACLU Sues Slidell Over Law Requiring Panhandlers to Get Permit
NOLA.com - 12/20/16

Criminalization of Homelessness Persists, Report Finds
Spare Change News - 12/19/16

Study Investigates Connections Between Race, Homelessness
Street Sense - 12/18/16

Maryland Church Ordered to Evict Homeless or Pay $12,000 Fine
Yahoo! Sports - 12/18/16

Denver P
D Defends Officers Who Confiscated Blankets From Homeless
ABC News - 12/16/16

Denver Isn't the Only City Seizing Homeless People's Gear
Mother Jones - 12/16/16

Albus Brooks: Getting Rid of Denver's Camping Ban Wouldn't Help the Homeless
The Denverite - 12/16/16

Don't Punish Dundalk Church
The Baltimore Sun - 12/15/16

The Law Center Announces A Major Bipartisan Victory to House Homeless People Using Surplus Federal Property
Real Estate Rama - 12/13/16

Dallas Committee Considers Different Ways to Deal with Panhandlers
CBS DFW - 12/12/16

In Some American Cities, Compassion is Against the Law
Axis of Logic - 12/09/16

Trump Hasn't Said Much About Homelessness - And That's Making a Lot of People Nervous
Mother Jones - 12/08/16

Ben Carson Says His Experience Helped Prepare Him To Lead Housing Agency
NPR - 12/06/16

Ben Carson, Housing, and Homelessness: Opportunities and Concerns
The Huffington Post - 12/05/16

Puyallup Wises Up On Mental Health Tax In Its Own Time
The News Tribune - 12/05/16

More Cities Criminalizing Homelessness - Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer
Justice News Flash - 12/05/16

Homeless to Rally in Duluth
Budgeteer News - 12/02/16

People Experiencing Homelessness Will Rally for Bill of Rights
Business North - 12/01/16

Community & Connections 
Washington Lawyer - 12/01/16

November 2016

Hanes Sock Drive Expands This Year
Time Warner Cable News - 11/30/16

The Solution to Homelessness is Housing, Not Handcuffs
Street Sense - 11/30/16

Afterhours Leaders
Benchmark Monitor - 11/29/16

Stocks Intraday Alert 
Wall Street Breaking News - 11/29/16

DC Mayor Wants to Turn Away Homeless from Other States 
Fox 5 DC - 11/29/16

Hanes Corporation Sponsors Sock Drive for Homeless Residents at Local Outlets for Holiday Season 
Mountain Xpress - 11/28/16

H
anes Expands National Sock Drive for Homeless, Makes Giving Easy During Holiday Season
Justmeans - 11/28/16

Report: Cities Passing More Laws Making Homelessness a Crime
The Missoulian - 11/25/16

Cracking Down: Homeless Aren't Helped By Tough Laws, Nor By Endless Handouts
Texarkana Gazette - 11/20/16

Report: The Slow Death of American Society - Cities Across the U.S. Move to Criminalize Homelessness
The Liberal - 11/20/16

Cities Passing More Laws to Make Homelessness a Crime, Says Report
Las Vegas Review Journal - 11/20/16

Huge Increase in Washington Homeless Numbers in 2016
MYNorthwest.com - 11/18/16

Cities Cracking Down on Homelessness
GOPUSA - 11/18/16

City of Phoenix is Taking Steps to Move Homeless Population Into Housing
KTAR News - 11/18/16

Report Highlights Criminalization of Homelessness in LA
Courthouse News Service - 11/18/16

Feds: Homelessness Declining Overall In U.S., But Some Cities See A Rise 
The Associated Press/CBS News - 11/17/16

Is It a Crime to Be Poor? Homeless Crackdown Makes One Wonder
The Kankakee Daily Journal - 11/17/16

When Trying to Survive While Homelessness is Made Illegal  
ThinkProgress - 11/17/16

Report Documents the Criminalization of Homelessness
Yale Law School - 11/17/16

Column: Help for Homeless Not the High That Some Want 
Journal Gazette & Times Courier - 11/16/16

Homelessness in America: Los Angeles Has Greatest Number of Chronically Homeless; Big Jumps Reported in Seattle, Dallas, DC 
International Business Times - 11/16/16

Puyallup Makes "Hall of Shame" List for Treatment of Homeless
KIRO TV - 11/16/16

Syracuse Named to "Hall of Fame" In Report From National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
URBAN CYN - 11/16/16

Report: Modesto Among Cities That Make Homelessness a Crime
The Modesto Bee - 11/16/16

Cities Nationwide Are Criminalizing the Homelessness 
MSN - 11/16/16

Report: Homeless Criminalized in Some Cities 
NJTV News - 11/16/16

Report: US Cities Passing Laws Targeting the Homeless
Aljazeera - 11/16/16

Report: Cities Passing More Laws Making Homelessness a Crime

The Bellingham Herald - 11/15/16

Puyallup Named to National "Hall of Shame" for Homeless Policies 
The News Tribune - 11/15/16

Homeless Bill of Rights Could Block Discrimination, Trump

Broward Palm Beach New Times - 11/15/16

Puyallup Shamed In Homelessness Report 
KING-TV/NBC Affiliate - 11/15/16

Report: Cities P
assing More Laws Making Homelessness a Crime
The Associated Press/The New York Times - 11/15/16

Report: Cities Nationwide Enacting More Policies to Criminalize Homelessness
The Associated Press/CBS News - 11/15/16

Report Faults Honolulu for Criminalizing Homelessness
The Associated Press/Honolulu Star Advertiser - 11/15/16

Report: Cities Boost Policies to Criminalize Homelessness

The Associated Press/The Aurora Sentinel - 11/15/16

Housing Not Handcuffs, Is the Solution to Rising Homelessness
The Gotham Gazette - 11/15/16

5 Things That Would Never Had Happened If Rudy Giuliani Ran the Justice Department 

The Huffington Post - 11/14/16

How Will the Trump Administration Affect Cities' Social Services 
PIX11 News - 11/10/16

Making An Historic Difference: Presidential Poverty Summit Part II
Above The Law - 11/10/16

City of Poulsbo Makes Homelessness a Misdemeanor
Real Change News - 11/02/16

Homelessness, Affordable Housing Missing From the Campaign Trail
Street Sense - 11/02/16

October 2016

Denver's Sweeps of Homeless Camps Latest to Face Lawsuit
CBS News/The Associated Press - 10/26/16

Lawsuit Challenges Denver's Sweeps of the Homeless 
The Associated Press - 10/25/16

Prominent Athlete Acknowledged for Work with Struggling Youth and Families  
Spare Change News - 10/18/16

B
usiness Interests Hold Sway on Cities Homeless Policies 
The Wall Street Journal - 10/15/16

Free Speech Rights of Panhandlers Argued in Kentucky Court 
ABC News/The Associated Press - 10/14/16

Homelessness: An Ongoing Problem 
The Current - 10/11/16

A Right to Beg? Lexington's Panhandling Ban Goes to Supreme Court This Week 
Lexington Herald Leader - 10/10/16

More Affordable Housing Needed for Knoxville's Homeless 
Knoxville News Sentinel - 10/10/16

Long Beach Eyes 'Safe Parking' Program for Homeless Living in RVs, Vehicles
Long Beach Press-Telegram - 10/09/16

Awards Honor Collins for Legislative Efforts
Fiddlehead Focus - 10/01/16

September 2016

Senator Collins Receives Award for Her Work to End Homelessness
Senator Collins Press Release - 09/26/16

Washington Wizards' John Wall Receives Award for Community Effort 
WIZ OF AWES - 09/23/16

John Wall Will Be Awarded for Offering A Helping Hand
ClutchPoints - 09/22/16

John Wall to Receive National Honor for Work with Homeless Youth
YAHOO! Sports - 09/21/16

John Wall to Receive Award for His Work to End Homelessness
SB Nation/Bullets Forever - 09/21/16

Civil Rights Suit Filed Against Denver Challenges Constitutionality of Homeless "Sweeps"
Free Speech Radio News (FSRN) - 09/19/16

Economic Frustration is Driving Force in Election Anger
Voice of America (VOA) - 09/19/16

Can You Live in a Storage Unit, Van or Tent? How Legal These Homes Really Are
realtor.com - 09/07/16

Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Reduce Poverty
WSAW/GRAY TV - 09/02/16

Why Employers Can't Ignore Domestic Violence
Bangor Daily News - 09/01/2016

August 2016

Stop Complaining About How Homeless People Spend Your Money
Uloop/College Political News - 8/20/16

Law Intended to Address Trash Dumpsters Is Increasingly Being Used on the Homeless
Voice of San Diego - 8/15/2016

How Albuquerque Is Talking 'Will Work for Food' Literally
The Atlantic City Lab - 8/15/2016

This Republican Mayor Has an Incredibly Simple Idea to Help Homeless. And It Seems to Be Working
The Washington Post - 8/11/2016

U.S. Appeals Court Stays Ruling on Wisconsin Voter ID Law
AP/Star Tribune - 8/10/2016

11 Homeless Individuals Sued Eureka to Stop Eviction - And Won
The San Francisco Chronicle - 8/9/2016

Mayor Charlie Hales Has Pulled the Plug on His Radical "Rational" Safe Sleep Policy
Blogtown - Portland Mercury - 8/2/2016

Court Case Result Counters Trend on Criminalization of Homelessness
Spare Change News - 8/1/2016

July 2016

Education Dept. Releases New Guidelines on How Schools Must Help Homeless Students
The Washington Examiner - 7/28/2016

Portland's Planned Springwater Sweep Has National Advocates Talking - And Not in A Good Way
Blogtown - Portland Mercury - 7/27/2016

Many Beds for Oklahoma's Homeless Youths Remain Empty
KGOU - 7/25/2016

Federal Judge: Voters without ID May Vote in November by Signing Affidavit
Wisconsin State Journal - 7/20/2016

When Domestic Violence Victims Face Evictions for Calling the Cops
The Huffington Post - 7/14/2016

Bill Would Provide Protections for Domestic Violence Victims
The Washington Times - 7/14/2016

Gateway Cities Preoccupied with Panhandling
CommonWealth magazine - 7/11/2016

Homeless Advocates Speak Out Against Proposed Sidewalk Sleeping Ban
Wisconsin State Journal - 7/9/2016

Groups Debate Value of Dayton's Panhandling Laws 
Dayton Daily News - 7/6/2016

Dayton's Panhandling Rules Likely Unconstitutional 
Dayton Daily News - 7/5/2016

Authorities Can't Force the Homeless off the Street. Here's What They Can Do
Voices of San Diego - 7/1/2016

June 2016

For Homeless People in the Nation's Capital, Voting Is Often A Struggle
ThinkProgress - 6/29/2016

Surviving Homelessness
Mashable Spotlight - 6/29/2016

Teen Killed After Donating Money to Homeless
Opposing Views - 6/20/2016

Violence A Leading Factor in Women Becoming Homeless, Where Assaults Continue
West Hawaii Today - 6/20/2016

Criminalizing Poverty: Homeless in Harlem Complain of NYPD Harassment
Salon - 6/19/2016

Letter to the Editor: When Poverty and Homelessness Are Criminalized
The New York Times - 6/13/2016

ACLU Files Motion in Wisconsin Voter ID Federal Lawsuit
Star Tribune - 6/10/2016

Seeing Someone Defecate on A Beach Bench Was the Final Straw. Now A Languna Beach Woman Is on A Mission to Regulate Panhandling
The Los Angeles Times - 6/9/2016

Critics Say Proposed Lebanon Parking Ban Would Displace City's Homeless
Vermont Public Radio  - 6/7/2016

Group to Ask Judge Allow Some People Without IDs to Vote
Star Tribune - 6/7/2016

Aloha and Welcome to Paradise. Unless You're Homeless
The New York Times - 6/3/2016

In Pricey Bay Area, Some Turn to Vans for Cheap Living Quarters
The Washington Post - 6/3/2016

Homeless Say Booming Cities Have Outlawed Their Right to Sleep, Beg and Even Sit
The Washington Post - 6/2/2016
 

May 2016

April 2016

March 2016

February 2016

Cities' Encampment Sweeps Risk Criminalizing Homelessness
GOVERNING - 2/29/2016

D.C. Residents Fret Over Shelter Plan, Citing Crime and Property Values
The Washington Post - 2/27/2016

Jailed for Being Homeless
Salon - 2/27/2016

Paul Sassone: Oak Park Public Library Doing Good Work to Address Homelessness
The Chicago Tribune - 2/25/2016

The Most Gripping Scene in "The Big Short' Isn't About Rich, White Men
The Huffington Post - 2/25/2016

Colorado House Committee Rejects "Homeless Bill of Rights"
The Denver Post - 2/24/2016

Tragedy Turned Triumph in West Virginia
Examiner.com - 2/24/2016

California Congressman Tries Again to Get U.S. to Sell Its Surplus Properties
The News & Observer - 2/22/2016

California Congressman Tries Again to Get U.S. to Sell Its Surplus Properties
The News Tribune - 2/22/2016

D.C.'s Affordable Housing Gap Contributes to Homelessness
The Washington Post - 2/15/2016

Homeless and Outlawed
Tufts Observer - 2/8/2016

The Super Bowl Is Over, But Questions About What Really Happened to the Homeless Remain
SF Weekly - 2/8/2016

San Francisco Relocated Homeless for Super Bowl
The Huffington Post - 2/5/2016

Why San Francisco Is Moving the Homeless for Super Bowl 50 (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 2/4/2016

Dallas Is Probably Screwed If It gets Sued Over New Panhandling Crackdown
The Dallas Observer - 2/3/2016

Attention San Francisco: Homelessness Isn't A Crime
CNN - 2/2/2016

January 2016

December 2015

In One California Community, A Different Approach To Homelessness 
Christian Science Monitor - 12/1/2015

Homelessness Is Not A Crime 
Street Sense - 12/1/2015

November 2015

Is Sleeping A Crime? 
Amarillo Globe News - 11/28/2015

Hiding The Homeless 
Vice News - 11/23/2015

Counting The Homeless 
Marketplace - 11/20/2015

"Where's Everybody Going To Go" 
The Honolulu Civil Beat - 11/18/2015

Anti-Begging Laws on the Rise, Under Attack, website reports
The Times-Picayune - 11/13/2015

Anti-Panhandling Law Spread, Face Legal Challenges
The Pew Charitable Trusts: Stateline - 11/12/2015

Ruling in Worcester Case Makes It Tough For Cities To Curb Panahandling
Telegram.com - 11/11/2015

Federal Judge Strikes Down Worcester Panhandling Laws
The Boston Globe - 11/10/2015

'No Camping' Signs Criminalize The Homeless
Manitou Messenger - 11/7/2015

Our Homeless Crisis: Vancouver Allows Homeless Camping, With Ugly Unintended Results
OregonLive - 11/7/2015

HUD Hook Funding to Fairness
The Berkeley Daily Planet - 11/6/2015

Tide Starts to Turn Against The 'Crime' of Being Homeless
National Public Radio - 11/3/2015

Supreme Court Free Speech Ruling Challenges Anti-Panhandling Laws
Huffington Post - 11/2/2015

Yet Another Place Where The Homeless Aren't Welcome: Reagan National Airport
Washington Post - 11/2/2015

The One Thing About Being A Food Critic That Fills Me With Shame
Washington Post - 11/2/2015

October 2015

September 2015

The Situation Facing Los Angeles and Portland's Homeless Population is an Emergency
Think Progress - 9/30/2015

Federal Judge Dismisses Boise Homeless Camping Ordinance Lawsuit
Boise Weekly - 9/29/2015

HUD Threatens To Withhold Aid Money To Cities That Criminalize Homelessness
Allgov.com - 9/29/2015

The Cost Of Criminalizing Homelessness Just Went Up By $1.9 Billion
San Francisco Bay View - 9/27/2015

Obama Administration Set To Take Away Money From Cities That Criminalize Homelessness
Occupy Democrats - 9/24/2015

This Weeks Timely Reminder From Pope Francis
Huffington Post - 9/24/2015

Rabbi Finds Higher Calling In LA's Homeless Populations
Jewish Journal - 9/24/2015

Criminalizing Homelessness Can Now Cost Cities Federal Money
Think Progress - 9/22/2015

People Are Not Problems: A Mission To House The Homeless
Townhall.com - 9/22/2015

Final Hearing On Controversial Colorado Springs Ordinance Scheduled
The Gazette - 9/16/2015

Criminalizing The Homeless
Rudaw - 9/16/2015

At Least 100 Cities Have Laws Like The One Colorado Springs Might Enact
The Gazette - 9/14/2015

Vancouver Reconsiders Law Banning Homeless People Sleeping Outside
KATU - 9/13/2015

Go Directly To Jail: Punishing The Homeless For Being Homeless
Truthdig.com - 9/10/2015

Being Homeless Not A Crime, Even in Atwater
Merced Sunstar - 9/10/2015

Pros and Cons: Murray City Council To Discuss Anti-Panhandling Ordinance Again
WKMS - 9/9/2015

U.S. Task Force Warns Cities On Efforts Against Homeless Camps
Bend Bulletin 9/8/2015

Justice Department Calls Boise Laws 'Cruel And Unusual Punishment'
Street Spirit 9/7/2015

U.S. Task Force Warns Cities On Efforts Against Homeless Camps
LA Times - 9/6/2015

Shelter Talks Reach Stalemate
The Star Democrat - 9/4/2015

Letter: Stevensville Shelter
Capital Gazetter - 9/4/2015

Cold And Forgotten? How Can We Help The Homeless
Huffington Post - 9/1/2015
 

August 2015

Homelessness: Some PA Cities' Laws Against Sleeping Outside May be Unconstitutional
NBC Philadelphia - 8/24/2015

Cruel and Unusual
The Washington Post - 8/23/2015

Homeless Camping Lawsuit Against Boise Returns To Court
Idaho Statesmen - 8/20/2015

Cifras de Pobreza Extrema en EE.UU. No Han Logrado Ser Disminuidas
Telesur - 8/20/2015

Homelessness Is the Crime, Not the Homeless
Socialist Worker - 8/19/2015

Downtown Tempe Merchants Want Homeless Banned From Sidewalks
Phoenix New Times - 8/19/2015

Boise's 'Anti-Camping' Ordinance Returns to Federal Court
Boise Weekly - 8/19/2015

DOJ: It's Unconstitutional to Ban Homeless From Sleeping Outside
The Cap Times - 8/19/2015

New Mexico Police Offices to Stand Trial for Murder of Homeless Man
Al Jazeera America - 8/18/2015

Local Officials Have Pushed to Criminalize Homelessness for Years. The Feds Are Starting to Push Back.
Think Progress - 8/18/2015

'Anti-Homeless' Laws Have Risen Rapidly in U.S. Cities. Finally, Washington Responded.
Upworthy - 8/18/2015

Crisis Nacional en EEUU ante Aumento de Personas en Situacion de Calle
Telesur - 8/17/2015

Some Choose To Be Homeless
Albany Democrat-Herald - 8/17/2015

DOJ Says Its Unconstitutional To Ban The Homeless From Sleeping Outside
National Public Radio - 8/17/2015

Justice Department Says Homeless Shouldn't Be Cited, Sit/Lie Laws Unconstitutional
SFist - 8/17/2015

Panhandlers: Who Are They and How Do We Help?
WOUB Digital - 8/16/2015

Feds Go to Court to Argue It's Unconstitutional to Ban Homeless from Sleeping Outside
Ring of Fire - 8/14/2015

Will Idaho Homeless Case Impact SD?
The San Diego Union-Tribune - 8/14/2015

It's Unconstitutional to Ban the Homeless from Sleeping Outside, the Federal Government Says 
The Washington Post - 8/13/2015 

City Bans Keeping Homeless from Sleeping Outside Are Unconstitutional, says DOJ
RYOT - 8/13/2015

Justice Department Says that Punishing Homeless for Sleeping Outside is 'Cruel and Unusual'
The Week - 8/13/2015 

Lifting Bans on Sleeping Outside Won't Stop Criminalization of Homelessness
The Washington Post - 8/13/2015 

Activists Cheer DOJ Filing on Homeless Right to Sleep Outdoors
Al Jazeera America - 8/13/2015 

Justice Dept.: Human Beings Need Sleep, So Stop Fining Them for Sleeping Outside
Gawker - 8/13/2015 

NY Police Photographing Homeless 'Waste of Resources' - Advocacy Group
Sputnik - 8/13/2015

Feds: Can't Ban The Homeless From Sleeping Outside
The Columbian - 8/13/2015

What the Feds Say About Homeless Encampments
Government Executive, Route Fifty - 8/12/2015

Department of Justice Argues Against Criminalizing Homeless People
NBC News - 8/6/2015

Laws Criminalizing Sleeping In Public "Poor Public Policy"
NonProfit Quarterly - 8/6/2015 

DOJ May Target Cities that Criminalize Homelessness
Vocativ - 8/6/2015 
 

​July 2015
 
June 2015

April 2015

7 Reasons Every State Should Make Homelessness a Crime
Mic - 4/16/2015

Homeless People in Colorado Could Soon Have Their Own 'Bill of Rights'
Vice News - 4/19/2015

More Pads for Homeless Women on Their Periods
Al Jazeera America - 4/15/2015

Criminalizing Homelessness: Ignoring a Basic Human Right
Philly.com - 4/13/2015

Bills to Limit Welfare in Kansas and Missouri
Huffington Post Live - 4/10/2015  

The Rush to Humiliate the Poor
The Washington Post - 4/7/2015

Nationwide Epidemic of Anti-Homeless Hate Laws
The Street Spirit - 4/6/2015

Reader's View: On the Criminalization of Homelessness
Saratogian - 4/5/2015

Finding a Place to Stay: For the Homeless, Getting Through the Day is a Constant Struggle
Al Jazeera America - 4/4/2015

Homeless Encampments Present Decision-Making Challenges for City Leaders
Route Fifty - 4/2/2015

Advocates Challenge Local Ordinances Targeting New Jersey's Homeless
NJ Spotlight - 4/2/2015

Homeless People Read Mean Tweets About Homelessness, And It Is Infuriating and Heartbreaking - VIDEO
Bustle - 4/2/2015

Local Schools Work to Combat Hunger in Bethlehem
The Brown and White - 4/2/2015

ACLU-NJ Lawsuit Leads to Agreement that Will End City's Ban on Begging
The Bergen Dispatch - 4/1/2015
 

March 2015

Seattle City Council Clears Way for 3 New Homeless Camps
The Seattle Times - 3/30/2015

Homelessness Isn't a Crime, but When You're Homeless, You're Breaking the Law
Epoch Times - 3/29/2015

Using Jails as Homeless Shelters is Not a Good Strategy: The Jerome Murdough Case
Animal - 3/26/2015

ACLU Asks Federal Court to Expand Wisconsin Voter Access Opportunities
American Civil Liberties Union News and Information - 3/26/2015

Haverford's First-Ever Public Policy Forum
Haverford College - 3/25/2015

San Francisco Homeless Shelter to Get a Trail Run
The Wall Street Journal - 3/23/2015

ACLU Moves to Block Wisconsin Voter ID Law Following Supreme Court Action
American Civil Liberties Union News and Information - 3/23/2015

'Recipe for Disaster' as US Supreme Court Refuses Challenge to Voter ID Law
eNews Park Forest - 3/23/2015

Laws Targeting the Homeless Under Scrutiny
MSNBC - 3/20/2015

Proposed Rules Outlawing 'Camping' Causing a Stir
Gainesville - 3/17/2015

Senator Blumenthal and Representative Ellison Introduce the Permanently Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2015
Real Estate Rama - 3/16/2015

A Brilliant Way Old Buses Can Be Used to Help the Homeless
National Deseret News - 3/15/2015

No Second Chances When it Comes to Housing
Truth Out - 3/15/2015

Why Criminalizing Poverty Sells
The Berkeley Daily Planet - 3/13/2015

Fred Grimm: Miami Struggles With an Unsolvable Dilemma
Miami Herald - 3/13/2015

Housing Advocates Applaud Introduction of Legislation Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure
Real Estate Rama - 3/13/2015

"Worst Nightmares That We Are Becoming": Why America's Treatment of Homeless People is a Disgrace
Salon - 3/11/2015

California's Innovative Plan to Crack the Code for Affordable Housing
ThinkProgress - 3/10/2015

How a Traveling Consultant Helps America Hide the Homeless
Huffington Post - 3/9/2015

"Aggressive Solicitation" Banned in Yuma
Yuma Sun - 3/7/2015

Mayor Urged to Sign Indianapolis Homeless Bill of Rights
Real Estate Rama - 3/9/2015

Study: Cities Show Bias Against Homelessness
The Guardian: University of California, San Diego - 3/4/2015

Memo to Funders: Fight Exclusionary Zoning to Make Headway Against Inequality
Inside Philanthropy - 3/3/2015

California Bill Would Stem Criminalization of Homelessness Statewide
Huffington Post - 3/3/2015

Warehouse Known As Refuge for Homeless in Freezing Temperatures Goes Up in Flames
ThinkProgress - 3/3/2015

Why the Homeless Might Be Especially Vulnerable to Police Violence
Al Jazeera America - 3/2/2015

SB 608 "Right to Rest Act" Introduced in California State Senate
Bay Area Indy Media - 3/2/2015



February 2015



January 2015

Protesters Set Up Sleep Pods for Homeless at Tuscon Park
ABC News - 1/29/2015

New Legislation Would Streamline Assistance for Homeless Youth
The Ripon Advance - 1/29/2015

Bill Introduced to Expand Housing Programs to 1 Million Children, Families
Real Estate Rama - 1/28/2015

Is the Grass Really Greener in Utah? Leading by Example in Homelessness Reform
Denver Post - 1/26/2015

Camp Hope: A Way Out of Homelessness
Albuquerque Journal - 1/26/2015

No Sleep Till Sleep is a Fundamental Human Right
Huffington Post - 1/25/2015

Tales of Two Tent Cities: No Longer 'Every Man for Himself"
Albuquerque Journal - 1/25/2015

New Executive Director for ACLU of Iowa
KGAN-TV CBS - 1/21/2015

Knight: Poverty, Homelessness Up, But Not 'Criminalized' Everywhere
Daily Review Atlas - 1/21/2015

Criminals Without a Choice: Why the Eighth Amendment Alone Cannot Protect the Homeless
American Criminal Law Review - 1/20/2015

Suspects in Beating Death of Homeless Man Remain at Large
Bay Area Indy Media - 1/19/2015

Homeless Man Arrested for Charging Cell Phone at Public Park
Alternative Media Syndicate - 1/15/2015

"No Place Like Home for the Holidays..."
The Huffington Post - 1/8/2015

Worcester's Buffer Zone Should Not Apply to Beggars
The Boston Globe - 1/9/2015

ACLU Asks Supreme Court to Rule on Wisconsin Voter ID Law
The Wisconsin Gazette - 1/8/2015

ACLU Seeks Supreme Court Review in Wisconsin Voter ID Case
ACLU - 1/7/2015


December 2014

As More Cities Ban Homeless Camps, More Homeless People Are Displaced
Atlanta Black Star - 12/25/2014

Homelessness in Hawaii - Catering to Tourists Comes at a Hefty Prices for Locals
The Economist - 12/20/2014

As More Cities Ban Homeless Camps, Advocates Cry Foul
Reuters - 12/23/2014

U.S. Laws Criminalizing Homelessness Mount, Even as Courts Strike Them Down
Mint Press News - 12/19/2014

Homeless Persons' Memorial Day Honored at Local Service
Tuscon News Now - 12/19/2014

ACLU Challenges New Brunswick's Ban on Begging
My Central Jersey - 12/18/2014

Stop Blaming the Homeless
Eureka Times Standard - 12/17/2014

Losing Homelessness in an Excel Sheet
Jacobin - 12/12/2014

'Cromnibus' Budget Bill Falls Short of Requested Funding for Homeless Assistance
RH Reality Check - 12/12/2014

This Texas City's Attempt to Fight Charities that Feed the Homeless Cost it 8 Years and $250,000
Think Progress - 12/11/2014

Dallas Approves New Homeless-Feeding Requirements, Along With Legal Settlement
The Dallas Morning News - 12/10/2014

We Still Believe in Human Rights 
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness Blog - 12/10/2014

Cities are Trying to Restrict Feeding the Homeless But Other Policies Actually Work
Vox - 12/10/2014

Bah Humbug! Anti-Homeless Laws Taint the Holiday Season 
CBN News - 12/9/2014

Recent History Doesn't Look Good for Fort Lauderdale Feeding Restrictions
Sun Sentinel - 12/5/2014

Criminalizing Homelessness Violates Civil Rights
Legal Bisnow - 12/4/2014

Preventing Homelessness
New University - 12/2/2014

Law Pushing Panhandlers off Medians Poses Paradox
USA Today - 12/1/2014

Outside the Box: Downtown Development is Casting a Light on Homelessness, But What Are We Doing About It?
The Tulsa Voice - 12/2014
 

November 2014
U.S. Delegation Contrite At U.N. Review on Torture
Mint Press News - 11/17/2014

America's Troubled War on Homelessness
Governing - 11/17/2014

Do New Laws Help or Hurt the Homelessness?
Stateline: The Pew Charitable Trusts - 11/17/2014

Want to Feed the Homeless? Be Prepared to Pay the Government for the Privilege
The Guardian - 11/14/2014

Forbidden to Feed the Homeless?
The Huffington Post - 11/13/2014

Advocates Say Homelessness Shouldn't Be a Crime 
WKAR: Public Media from Michigan State University - 11/13/2014

Manteca Joins Lengthening List of Cities Trying to Banish the Homeless
All Gov California - 11/12/2014

Florida City Will Throw Homeless People In Jail for Asking for Money
Think Progress - 11/10/2014

1.3 Million Children Should Not Be Left Homeless
The Huffington Post - 11/10/2014

Fort Lauderdale Joins Bandwagon of Florida Cities Passing Anti-Homeless Laws

 
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