Homeless

Thumbnail one la iaf meeting eric garcetti Affordable housing may soon get $75 million in funding thanks to efforts of interfaith organization

This summer could mark the beginning of more affordable housing for the city of Los Angeles — where the housing shortage and skyrocketing rents...

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Thumbnail the center blessed sacrament A safe space for Hollywood’s homeless

It starts with a cup of coffee. Some quiet time to reflect. A thought of the day. Donated pastries. The Center, which operates in a renovated...

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Thumbnail homelessness in los angles Beyond Numbers: Homelessness in Los Angeles

When things got really bad growing up in Inglewood, Rasheed Ali Claiborne’s single mom always told him and his four siblings to pray. Hard. Real...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 203463586 City of Los Angeles to convert motels to house homeless veterans

The City of Los Angeles has unveiled a new plan to find housing for homeless veterans. The plan would create 500 apartments for the area’s...

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Thumbnail skid row la Corrected homeless count not ‘good news’

On May 4, the city-county agency that is charged with counting the homeless here in the Southland released its January 2016 count with much fanfare...

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Thumbnail la homeless count george thomas COUNTED: ‘Heartbreaking’ homeless numbers on Skid Row

We left the Los Angeles Mission’s 156,000-square-foot building at 303 East Fifth Street a little past 9 o’clock on Thursday evening, Jan. 28. Both...

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Thumbnail sister judy vaughn Creating a life: Sister Judy’s life at Alexandria House

“It’s starting. We’re starting,” calls out Sister Judy Vaughn, walking out of the kitchen at Alexandria House, a transitional home for homeless...

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Thumbnail post2 Crespi Carmelite H.S. students live Carmelite spirit through IMPACT program

Last month, students at Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino served the needy at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, preparing meals for more...

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Thumbnail outside a homeless shelter credit adrian fallace via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna Denver to provide lockers for city's homeless

Denver, Colo., May 27, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In response to Denver's large homeless population, the city is providing lockers for the...

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Thumbnail chiesa san callisto interno credit lor cna Dinner and a warm place to sleep: How Rome is reaching out to the homeless

Rome, Italy, Jan 15, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As colder weather settled over Rome last week, two area charities have found ways to reach...

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Thumbnail la nuns assist elderly homeless Elderly homelessness a continuing trend

At an age when most women are enjoying retirement, many are finding themselves unemployed and forced to live on the streets or in...

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Thumbnail shyla montoya with pope francis 9716 cna From homeless to meeting the Pope – a story of inspiration

Vatican City, Sep 27, 2016 / 04:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Tanya Cangelosi never imagined that she would one day be bringing homeless people on...

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Thumbnail measure h los angeles Homeless advocate is ‘hopeful’

In March, voters in Los Angeles County approved Measure H, a quarter-cent sales tax increase to fight homelessness. During the next three years,...

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Thumbnail pamela wells ‘I couldn’t fall asleep’

During one bad stretch when she was homeless for almost 5 1/2  years, Pamela Walls, 57, remembers how she didn’t take a shower for eight days. “I...

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Thumbnail homeless credit shutterstock cna Increasing homelessness a worrisome trend for Archbishop Gomez

Los Angeles, Calif., Jun 7, 2017 / 11:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archbishop of Los Angeles has urged a prayerful and prudent response to a housing...

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Thumbnail homeless child los angeles Kids with no home: Will today’s homeless children in Los Angeles be the next generation of homeless adults?

Children and youths who are homeless face considerable challenges today, and, according to many studies, also later in life. Because of their...

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Thumbnail homeless women la L.A.’s ignored homeless

One of the most troubling stats that somehow got buried in the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority’s report on SoCal’s homeless in January has...

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Thumbnail foot washing the crux Mary Ann O’Connor, foot washer

Mary Ann O’Connor, 69, is a cradle Catholic and the oldest of seven children. She was born in Santa Monica, grew up in the San Fernando Valley...

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