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Hasan Minhaj

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A practical way to help the homeless find work and safety

The following text contains transcriptions, quotations, excerpts from an original source linked below. When Richard J. Berry, the mayor of Albuquerque, saw a man on a street corner holding a cardboard sign that read “Want a job,” he decided to take him (and others in his situation) up on it.  He and his staff started …

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Can homelessness be solved?: John Maceri at TEDxUCLA

The following text contains transcriptions, quotations, excerpts from an original source linked below. John Maceri talks about an issue that is lingering across the US that unfortunately fails to be addressed on a daily basis. He reminds us that there is indeed something that can be done to help alleviate this issue and get our …

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Middle Class and Homeless | David Raether | TEDxAmherst

The following text contains transcriptions, quotations, excerpts from an original source linked below. This guy was homeless for TWO years. Not a drug addict, nor an alcoholic, nor a criminal.He failed however: his career ended. His financial savings vanished. He lost his house. His family broke apart. And he ended up homeless and alone. It was an …

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Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash – Rutger Bregman

The following text contains transcriptions, quotations, excerpts from an original source linked below. The poor are not making dumb decisions because they are dumb, but they’re living in a context in which anyone would make dumb decisions. Investments in education are ineffective — poverty is NOT a lack of knowledge.   The psychology of poverty — George …

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Finding Home Among The Homeless | Derek Snook | TEDxCharleston

The following text contains transcriptions, quotations, excerpts from an original source linked below. THIS DUDE SPEAKS ON A GREAT BUSINESS IDEA OF EMPLOYING HOMELESS PEOPLE   Working as a day laborer, he built upon the insights he had gained, while teaching at a school for orphans in a fishing village of Kenya— the disconnect between …

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Anderson Cooper: How I see homeless people now

The following text contains transcriptions, quotations, excerpts from an original source linked below. We all have support networks. We all have family and friends and a job and things that support us when we trip. These (homeless people) are people who have burned through those support networks. And that’s the only difference. -ANDERSON COOPER   …

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Small Business Homeless | Glen Dunzweiler | TEDxWilmington

The following text contains transcriptions, quotations, excerpts from an original source linked below. We have programs to continue to support people who are homeless.In other words, we don’t have money to get people off the streets, but we have money to give them a sandwich. And another sandwich.  And then some programs just run out of …

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Beyond HELLO: Changing the Perception of Homelessness | Kristi Blakeway | TEDxWestVancouverED

The following text contains transcriptions, quotations, excerpts from an original source linked below. Homelessness is not just about a lack of housing. It’s about trauma. It’s about emotional pain and broken connections.   The homeless have stories to tell.   ~~When we begin to repair relationships and connect as people, only then will we overcome the …

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