about the state of Homelessness and need for compassion. Thank you firstname.lastname@example.org and The Herald Tribune. http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20100521/COLUMNIST/5211011/2107/BUSINESS?p=3&tc=pg
Here are the (in my view) the best quotes:
- Homelessness is a complicated issue that does not have a single solution.
- Military veterans are also overrepresented among the homeless population. The Veterans Administration estimates that 20 percent of the homeless have served in the military, while only 8 percent of the total population has veteran status.
63 percent of homeless women have experienced abuse.
- It would be interesting to know if government leaders and policymakers who espouse the need to crack down on “vagrants” understand that families, veterans and abused women make up a large part of the homeless population they are targeting.