Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Jobs for panhandlers

This is an article about an inspiring program in Albuquerque to give day jobs (sometimes leading to more stable work) for panhandlers.  It has apparently been a great success in terms of getting homeless people into productive work and linked to vital services.  It represents a major departure from the approach of far too many cities, which are criminalizing homelessness instead of working to help the homeless.

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