Come back often. Our website is updated with information on all our activities as well as links to sites dealing with homelessness across the country.
Also try the following sites:
- Annual U.S. Conference of Mayors Report on Hunger and Homelessness: http://usmayors.org/publications/default.asp
- National Coalition for the Homeless: http://www.nationalhomeless.org
- The National Alliance to End Homelessness: http://www.endhomelessness.org
- The National Low Income Housing Coalition: http://www.nlihc.org
- The National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness: http://www.studentsagainsthunger.org/
- The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty: http://www.nlchp.org
- Homes for the Homeless/Institute for Children and Poverty: http://www.homesforthehomeless.com/
- National Health Care for the Homeless Council (Formerly The Better Homes Fund): http://www.nhchc.org/
- Universal Living Wage Campaign: http://www.universallivingwage.org
- To find out other ways to help homeless people: http://earthsystems.org/ways/list.html
- Follow your local news. Read your local newspaper regularly to keep abreast of what is happening to homeless and low-income people and the policies that affect them in your community.
Check out some of the many books published about homelessness in America. A few recommendations to get you started are listed below.
Travels with Lizbeth, Lars Eighner, Fawcett Books, 1994.
Out of Place: Homelessness in America, Richard Sweeney, Harpercollins College Div, 1993
Tell Them Who I Am, Elliott Liebow The Free Press-a division of Macmillan, Inc., 1993.
Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America, Jonathan Kozol, Random House, 1988.
A Roof over My Head: Homeless Women and the Shelter Industry Jean Calterone Williams (April 2003)
Beyond the Shelter Wall: Homeless Families Speak Out
Ralph daCosta et al. (2004)
Cardboard Condo : How the Homeless Survive the Streets
Robert C. Greene (January 2005)
Helping America's Homeless: Emergency Shelter or Affordable Housing
Martha R. Burt et al. (April 2001)
Lonesome Rangers: Homeless Minds, Promised Lands, Fugitive Cultures
John Leonard (February 2002)
Stranger to the System (Life Portraits of a New York City Homeless Community)
Jim Flynn (June 2003)
Safe Haven: The Story of a Shelter for Homeless Women
Rae Bridgman (June 2003)
The Way Home: Ending Homelessness in America Harry N Abrams (December 1999)
Without a Net : Middle Class and Homeless (with Kids) in America: My Story
Michelle Kennedy (February 2005)
With No Direction Home : Homeless Youth on the Road and In the Streets (Case Studies on Contemporary Social Issues)
Marni Finkelstein (March 2004)
Adopted from the National Coalition for the Homeless.