Tag Archives: homelessness
Benches with strategically placed armrests, window sills with knobs, and bolts in the ground are just a few of the most common architectural elements meant to keep homeless people away.
Most nights, Julian “Lizard King” Reyes sleeps in his car, but he’s been stopped and ticketed so many times for lying down in public that he doesn’t rem...Read More
Advocates for the homeless in Amarillo have cheered the creation of a “tent city” near downtown, but the site has raised the ire of city officials threatening fines.
Hope (and Possible Heartbreak) at Amarillo’s ‘Tent City’ Advocates for the homeless in Amarillo have cheered the creation of a “tent city” near downto...Read More
The state of Texas provides no specific funding for the estimated 113,000 homeless students who attend public schools here.
Gage Kemp was 16 when he and his father were evicted from their home in Allen, a suburb of Dallas, and had to move into a motel. Kemp’s father, who struggled ...Read More
AUSTIN — When asked about the presidential election, a man who identified himself only as Zion responded, “Didn’t you hear about the guy on the corner wit...Read More
As authorities prepared to evict its residents, a reporter spent six weeks in Dallas’ biggest homeless camp.
As Dallas authorities prepared to evict Tent City's residents, a reporter spent six weeks living among those who are being shuffled from one camp to the next....Read More
Thanks to a proposal by Rep. Sylvester Turner, Texas is set to take a more holistic approach to studying homeless youth, a large portion of whom identify as LGB...Read More
Pop quiz. Which is worse: A) someone starving to death, or B) littering? If you answered B), you might want to run for Houston city council. In March, a Houston...Read More