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for those who cannot afford free speech

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Street Roots creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change.

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May
24
How we deal with health care is too political, says National Health Care for the Homeless Council's keynote speaker

Depending on where a person lives, or if he or she is white, black or another race or ethnicity, or if they are impoverished – their health reflects who they are.

People who spend an hour commuting to work may not have time to eat healthy...

May
24
Effects of not receiving adequate care can be devastating for transgender people

Hours after the Obama administration’s May 13 announcement that public schools...

May
23
Lozier is the leader of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, which is holding its national conference in Portland

The fact that safe, stable and affordable housing is an essential factor for a person’s good health is increasingly acknowledged among housing and health care providers, policymakers and advocates.

It is a conviction John Lozier...

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