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19082
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In Durham, there has been an 8 percent increase in homelessness over 2012, but some suspect that there are many more that are not even accounted for.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 9, Feb 2013, p12 Periodical Website
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20263
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Many struggling homeless families in the Durham area look to solicitation to support themselves, but with the City's revised panhandling ordinances, they are breaking the law. The Durham Homeless Services Advisory Committee is calling for lessened restrictions on panhandling in the area.
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27707
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Jen Robinson is a health care worker at the Lincoln Community Health Center in Durham and she helps homeless people get the vital medical care they need. Robinson discusses the barriers to the homeless receiving health care, but how access to health care often helps people find a home and job. Robinson, who was homeless growing up, also discusses how citizens can help the homeless and eliminate the problem.
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27760
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Durham is enforcing new restrictions in the city’s panhandling ordinance. Advocates for the homeless are concerned since many cannot pay the tickets issued or afford the cost of a lawyer if they get jailed. The rules are also confusing to many and the police have said to have been telling panhandlers conflicting rules each time they are stopped. Critics of the ordinance say the city should focus on helping those panhandling rather than punishing them for their misfortune.
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28156
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A photojournal provides photos with captions of individuals and families who have experienced homelessness in Durham. Each caption tells a brief story describing the individuals and their housing situations. Selma Johnson, Cliff Sexton, Michael Kelly, Versal Mason, Alex Barcenas, Mike Byrd, Scott “Country” Brandt and Cynthia Edwards are profiled.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 45, November 2008, p35 Periodical Website
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28403
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Durham resident Edie Cohn works on the Homeless People Project to give Durham’s homeless individuals a face and voice. Cohn spends one day each week at Durham’s Community Shelter for HOPE sketching one individual and recording his or her life’s story. Cohn hopes to publish and book and turn the drawings and interviews into a traveling exhibit. The stories and portraits of eight homeless persons from Durham are included in the article.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 11 Issue 29, July 1993, p8-11 Periodical Website
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28246
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Former homeless man Mike Kelly recently graduated from Housing for New Hope’s PATH Program. The Durham resident is now working and just moved into his own apartment. Through several brief stories making up an essay, Kelly talks about his stay at Phoenix House transitional housing, beating addictions, his new life, and his old friends. He also discusses why many homeless individuals fear the “system” and how it is sometimes easier to stay homeless.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 24 Issue 18, May 2007, p14-15 Periodical Website