American Society Need to Combat the Underlying,
Unreasonable Factors of Living in Home-Transition
Occupy Bloomington is sponsoring a public forum at the Monroe County Library on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at 7:00 p.m.
Attendees will discuss recent discrimination and police actions against homeless individuals.
The objective is to compose a “Homeless Bill of Rights.”
Families and individuals become homeless from a wide arrange of circumstances; yet a popular opinion within the United States is there is something truly wrong with these people.
Reverend Forrest Gilmore, pastoral director of Bloomington Indiana’s Shalom Community Center, perhaps has said it best after a piece of sensationally poor newspaper journalism was published as a Sunday headline story.
“I am especially saddened to see this stereotyping (homeless people as criminals) only reinforced by the article linking crime and homelessness that appeared in the Sunday Bloomington Herald/Hoosier Times (August 2012).”
This article would have been better…
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