A long-controversial homeless shelter on the Upper West Side will cut its number of residents in half from 400 to 200, Comptroller Scott Stringer and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, GS ’97, announced jointly on Monday after meeting with the Department of Homeless Services.
Homelessness is a growing problem—one that often seems impossible to combat. But there is an easy way for college students to help.
Levine needs to be unequivocal about his support for Housing First.
Hakim Rasheed, director of social services at Broadway Community, Inc., is not so different from the homeless people he helps: he was once one of them.
Torn about how to respond to homelessness? Step 1: Quit treating panhandlers like garbage cans.
At their long-awaited meeting with the commissioner of the city’s Department of Homeless Services, Robert Hess, local tenants gathered on Thursday night to discuss the closure of a transitional homeless shelter.
What if we had so many homeless friends that public safety started to get nervous about how many of them were sleeping in the dorms?
New York would be a very different place if it wasn’t so uncommon to see students, professors, doctors, and lawyers using the resources we have and not just caring for people in the workplace but in all the different places we find ourselves daily
Kalvin Kauzbot may be a small robot made of cotton, but last month at the International Toy Fair in New York City, this toy proved that it had a heart of gold.
As a lifelong New Yorker, I’ve had an extensive but not deeply examined relationship with panhandlers. In the 1960s they were commonly known as bums or derelicts, and most had a story to sell for a quarter.
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