Keyword: National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty has released a report card grading the United States on its response to homelessness and its compliance with the human right to housing. “Simply Unacceptable”: Homelessness and the Human Right to Housing in the U.S. issues failing grades in more than one category, according to international standards. The U.S. Conference of Mayors reported a 9 percent increase in family homelessness last year, and with 1.2 million foreclosures expected in 2011 – more than any other year in American history – advocates anticipate it will only get worse.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT On Tuesday, May 22, the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty will be hosting a free webinar previewing its upcoming report, "Welcome Home: The Rise of Tent Cities in the United States."
In recent years, there has been an unprecedented attack on homeless and poor persons’ right to vote. As part of ongoing advocacy to protect this right, NLCHP is conducting its 2011 Barriers to Voting Survey. NLCHP will be raffling off several $25 Amazon gift cards among participants who complete the entire survey by December 31st.