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Los Angeles is far from ending homelessness – but other American cities can still learn a lot from it
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Los Angeles is far from ending homelessness – but other American cities can still learn a lot from it

Written by: Brenda Wiewel, University of Southern California Los Angeles became ground zero for America’s homelessness crisis after President Donald Trump visited the city on Sept. 17. “We can’t let Los Angeles, San Francisco and numerous other cities destroy themselves...

How sports and arts can help prevent youth homelessness
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How sports and arts can help prevent youth homelessness

Written by: Tristan Hopper, Assisstant Professor, Kinesiology and Health Studies, University of Regina The link between survival and art creation for some youth suggests that meaningful activity may be a necessary dimension of youth homelessness prevention. Tom Parsons/Unsplash Despite decades...

A proven way to end homelessness in Canada
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A proven way to end homelessness in Canada

Written by: Jino Distasio, Professor of Geography and Vice President of Research and Innovation, University of Winnipeg Canada's homeless population has exceeded approximately 35,000 persons. Ev/ Unsplash A decade ago, five Canadian cities stepped forward to address mental health and...

Busting 3 common myths about homelessness
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Busting 3 common myths about homelessness

Written by: Paul Toro, Professor of Psychology, Wayne State University What do we really know about homelessness in the U.S.? Dmytro Zinkevych/shutterstock.comAs a young psychologist in the 1980s who had researched treatment of the mentally ill, I was concerned by...

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