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Is it worth the risk for a business to help the homeless?

An encounter in a restaurant today confirmed a pattern I’ve noticed in the treatment of my city’s homeless and destitute.

I’ve come across several local businesses — restaurants, mainly — that extend kindness, either with free food or coffee, a place to stash belongings, even a place to sleep. 363 more words

Irish Investigations

A tale of two churches

We are taught in the Bible to treat each other like we want to be treated.  We are taught that if we are Christian, we have an open door, open arm attitude toward everyone.  558 more words



This may seem weird or obtuse

I miss the streets

For perverse reasons

Like, the beauty of the sun, either setting or rising

My internal Clock… 16 more words

"I wish I may, I wish I might..."

I’ve said it repeatedly that there are a lot of reasons that people are living homeless.  We are supposed to show compassion to each other, regardless of circumstances, without judgement, without criticism. 516 more words


MANY Hosts Discussion on Building Your Evidence Base

In February of this year, MANY convened several of its members to host the first in a series of conversations around research, evaluation, and data-driven programming. 1,081 more words


Proposed Tucson Ordinances Spark Calls for Protest & Attendance at March 17 City Council Meeting

If your first amendment rights are important to you, you should start watching the Tucson City Council agendas very closely.

Embarrassed by the Safe Park quagmire and the subsequent scolding by the district court judge, City Attorney Mike Rankin wants to crack down … 330 more words



Imagine being asleep in your “nest”, which is outside, and you wake up to someone who weighs 300 pounds sitting on your chest!  You can’t breathe from the compression, and you are being choked by the neck too. 478 more words