homeless

02 Sep 2017

What you can do to support homeless people during this weekend’s heat wave

Guest Post By:  The Staff of Street Sheet  Yesterday, San Francisco broke an all-time high in temperature records and hit 106 degrees. It was hot, really hot—and it still is. The heat wave continues on this weekend, with Saturday slated to reach up to 93 degrees and Sunday, 83 degrees.

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18 Jul 2017

Punks With Lunch Keep Serving It Up In Oakland

Meet the punks in Oakland who make lunch for the homeless, do needle pick-ups, & gather harm reduction data. We sat down with Alejandra, founder of Punks With Lunch, to discuss what they are up to, how to start your own Punks With Lunch, and how the City is not practicing what it preaches in its new program to address homelessness.

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08 Jun 2017

Prankster Tricks Tech Incubator into Supporting Homeless People

By Matthew Gerring If you’re a regular reader of Street Sheet by Coalition on Homelessness, you might be surprised to hear that the paper’s recent upgrades — full color front pages and a new website — were sponsored by the same people who brought you AirBnB: Silicon Valley’s preeminent startup incubator,

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06 Apr 2017

SFPD Tickets Senior Citizen for Eating Pizza, Citizens Fight Back

You may have heard the story of the senior citizen who got a ticket from SF Police for eating pizza at a bus stop this March.   Kelley Cutler, a human rights organizer for the Coalition on Homelessness often helps vulnerable citizens deal with these ‘quality of life citations’.  She tweeted about

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10 Jan 2017

7 Tips For Staying Alive In The NYC Winter From a Former Street Kid

The best defense against the cold is a healthy diet, proper hydration and ideally, a furnace. But let’s face it: you can’t afford any of those things. Here are some tips from someone who truly knows the value of fresh socks and a thermostat; a former NYC Street Kid. 1.

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29 Jun 2016

Where are San Francisco’s Homeless People Supposed to Go?

Guest post by Kelley Cutler Human Rights Organizer with the Coalition on Homelessness I woke up that morning to a call from a woman who was living in a tent on the street. Through her tears I could hear the muffled voices of San Francisco police coming through the phone, telling

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31 Mar 2016

Innovative Ways People Are Helping The Homeless

There’s been a lot of uproar on the issue of homelessness recently. Matters like this always come out of the woodwork a little more during an election year, and incidents like the clearing of San Francisco’s tent city before Super Bowl weekend have a way of getting people fired up.

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