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Homelessness

Helping the Homeless: Public-Private Partnerships in Los Angeles County

Can the public and private sectors effectively partner to provide temporary shelter assistance to the homeless? For the citizens of Los Angeles, California, this is no idle question. With 46,874 homeless, the “City of Flowers and Sunshine” is host to nearly 10% of the...

Seeing Life Through a Beggar’s Eyes

Seven years ago during the Acumen fellowship program, I was challenged to spend a day on the streets of New York trying to better understand the plight of the 59,000+ homeless in New York City. The experience was an exercise in moral imagination, which Jacqueline...

Common Good #8 – Kevin Corinth on Homelessness

On this episode of Common Good, our guest is Kevin Corinth, a research fellow in economic studies at the American Enterprise Institute whose work focuses on the issue of homelessness. Kevin offers helpful advice concerning our personal responses to homelessness,...