Despite a glaring sun and often oppressive humidity last week, one corner of Jackson was full of energy and high spirits as crews with the charity organization Eight Days of Hope worked to build the city’s newest shelter for sex trafficking victims. At an undisclosed address, a crew of about
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 The cold weather in Belgium, and the cold nights predicted for the upcoming days in particular, prompted Etterbeek mayor Vincent De Wolf to take special measures to protect the homeless at night. These measures could potentially go as far as the administrative arrest of those who
CLEVELAND — As temperatures plummet, the number of people seeking shelter away from the cold rises. Those without permanent homes are especially vulnerable to the possibility of frostbite within minutes. “We want to remove any barrier for them to get here,” said Linda Uveges, of the City Mission in Cleveland.
While Buckeye Chuck declared this week that Ohioans will see an early spring this year, winter is not over yet. According to the National Weather Service, Marion County will see high temperatures in the 20s and teens this weekend and next week, with lows in the single digits. Saturday’s high will
KTVB filed a public records request for an analysis of crime reported around Interfaith Sanctuary’s shelter versus the rest of Boise. Read the crime reports here. BOISE, Idaho — A Boise neighborhood group seems to have little faith in Interfaith Sanctuary’s plan to relocate its homeless shelter from the outskirts
After teasing new music on social media, Chicago rapper and activist Vic Mensa dropped his latest bomb Friday with “Shelter.” The brazen track and stunning music video feature appearances from frequent collaborator Chance the Rapper and former Fugees star Wyclef Jean, rallying behind a call to recognize and respond to
“These conditions cannot be allowed to continue!” U.S. District Judge David Carter wrote in a harshly-worded order on Sunday. The action involves a lawsuit filed last March by the LA Alliance for Human Rights, which accused officials in greater Los Angeles of failing to comprehensively address the homelessness problem. Carter
MUNCIE, Ind. — In response to a pandemic that has increased the need for food and housing assistance, the YMCA of Muncie has created two programs to help those in need. This month, the organization will launch two new food distribution initiatives, which aim to keep children in Delaware County fed. Up