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I am honored to serve as your Broward County Sheriff. After completing my first 120 days, I want to discuss what we've accomplished and our plans for the years ahead. Our administration inherited many challenges in January, including a structural budget...
You may already have seen the video. “Abercrombie & Fitch is a terrible company,” intones the creator and star, Los Angeles writer Greg Karber. “Their CEO insists on only hiring attractive people, which is ironic because he looks like...
More than 50 high school students built cardboard houses at First Presbyterian Church of Deerfield on Saturday to raise money and awareness for homeless people. Despite unusually cold weather, the event drew more than 175 from North Shore...
Tags: Deerfield, Social Issues
The Road Warrior w/Dan HartzellThe May 3 column on panhandlers drew some interesting responses, including South Whitehall Township resident Everette Carr's observation that, though I dispensed advice from experts on how to deal with homeless people begging at the roadside, one of...
Why should Connecticut pass this legislation creating a basic bill of rights for the homeless of our state? Because we need a start toward tackling this serious problem. I agree with Eric Solvik's letter stating it is one small but important first...
The term "welfare" is defined as the general well-being of an individual or group of individuals. However, when used in association with government services, the term has unfortunately developed a negative connotation. One state agency that suffers from...
Finally! A viable solution for the homeless experience. We see homeless people and families in our parks, on our beaches, under our bridges and in our subway stations, and we ask ourselves, "When is someone going to do something about this? How did...
Tags: Social Issues, Family, Politics, Mental Health, New York City
In response to the editorial "Homeless 'Bill Of Rights' Doesn't Get At Problem" [May 6, http://www.courantopinion.com]: The article is right in that it recognizes the need to address the systematic problems in structures and institutions that cause...
Howard County took an important step in the fight against homelessness last week by purchasing an 8-acre lot that will be the future home to a 30-unit housing facility. Using $3.25 million in land acquisition dollars, the county bought the land at the...
Don Black may have retired from the working world, but he doesn't stop when it comes to community service. Black, 89, spends his days with Laguna Beach's homeless, providing them an ear and a shoulder to cry on through his generous spirit. His wife,...
Broward County's contingent of homeless will soon be tracked as they wander through the system of support services, from hospital to jail to shelter, after the county authorized money to fund a computer database. The County Commission on Tuesday...
Homeless people shouldn't be harassed or discriminated against simply because they lack a permanent residence. They shouldn't be subjected to unreasonable searches, be forbidden from using public transportation or be kept out of public parks. They ought...
May 19, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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