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Homelessness in Orange County is now a crisis. Tuesday a federal judge threatened to bar the governments from enforcing anti-camping ordinances if officials cannot create temporary shelters for hundreds being swept out of tent cities.
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Spiderman Helping the Homeless

From Homeless Friend - A U.K. man is donating his nights to making sure that those in need don’t go hungry.  By day, this 20-year-old man from Birmingham, England, who wishes to remain anonymous, is a bartender. But by night, he dons a Spider-Man suit and takes to the streets to feed homeless people. The “Birmingham Spider-Man,” as he is known, says that he hopes his work will show others that everyone deserves a helping hand — no matter their situation. “I’ve learned that everyone is the…
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Homeless in America Book Release

This book is the story of how, “Who can you help today?” became the rally cry of Spread Peace USA and a tool kit for those who want to answer that question with actions and not just words. 100 books given away to members of this community that agree to leave a review on Amazon after they read it.
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Boise, Idaho passed an ordinance that banned sleeping or camping in public places. The DOJ says ordinances like these criminalize homelessness itself in situations where people simply have nowhere else to sleep. From the DOJ's filing: "When adequate shelter space exists, individuals have a choice about whether or not to sleep in public. However, when adequate shelter space does not exist, there is no meaningful distinction between the status of being homeless and the conduct of sleeping in…
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