Posts Tagged as "homelessness"

Man found dead on sidewalk couch in Long Beach. Area has major homelessness.

Aug. 5, 2018 / By
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A dead body was found Sunday on a couch on the sidewalk off Cedar avenue and Anaheim street, a corner where homeless persons commonly sleep on sidewalk mattresses or bare concrete at night and day.

Voices of Long Beach

Mar. 7, 2018 / By
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A short community series highlighting homelessness, education, and youth leadership in the city of Long Beach.

Homeless Customers Complain of Poor Treatment by Downtown Businesses

May. 20, 2016 / By
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While homeless patrons say all they want is to be treated like other customers, business owners complain of the many challenges they pose.

El Niño Hits Long Beach Homeless Community

Feb. 2, 2016 / By and
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As the storm makes it way through SoCal, it's the people who sleep outside who are suffering the most. We spoke directly to local homeless folks to hear how they were faring.

Hi Apple and Google! Meet Your Houseless Neighbors

Jan. 3, 2014 / By
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Andrew “Society” Bigelow • Silicon Valley De-Bug

Andrew “Society” Bigelow reflects on his experience walking on the 30 mile “March to Heal the Valley.” With the number of deaths rising due to the cold, communities ask one of the wealthiest regions in the world to confront its housing crisis and wealth inequality...

Grand Prix May Have Displaced Homeless

Apr. 26, 2013 / By
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Dedra Wilson was woken up around 5:40 a.m. on last Thursday morning by Long Beach police...

Snapshots of Homeless Youth in Long Beach

Apr. 19, 2013 / By
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The stereotype of a homeless person is such: an older man, holding a sign, with missing teeth, begging on a street corner...

Homeless Youth Project Releases Statewide Action Plan

Mar. 2, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Video, Valerie Klinker,

Ed. Note: At a Jan. 13 State Capitol press conference hosted by Senator Carol Liu (D-Glendale), the California Research Bureau’s Homeless Youth Project released their statewide action plan entitled “More Than Just a Roof: How California Can End Youth Homelessness.” The plan, intended as a set of measures for state officials and service providers, looks at a number of issues, including prevention, education and employment...