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Dowd, Ryan

Summary: "Homelessness is a perennial topic of concern at libraries. In fact, staff at public libraries interact with almost as many homeless individuals as staff at shelters do. In this book Dowd, executive director of a homeless shelter, spotlights best practices drawn from his own shelter's policies and training materials"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: ALA Editions 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 DOW
1 available in Reference, Call number: R 020 DOW

Rife, Jamie

Summary: "How do individuals move from being homeless to finding safe, stable, and secure places to live? Can we recreate the conditions that helped them most? What policies are needed to support what worked-and to remove common obstacles? Addressing these questions, Jamie Rife and Donald Burnes start from the premise that the most important voices in efforts to end homelessness are the ones most often...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc. 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.5 RIF

Arnade, Chris

Summary: "Widely acclaimed photographer and writer Chris Arnade shines new light on America's poor, drug-addicted, and forgotten--both urban and rural, blue state and red state--and indicts the elitists who've left them behind. Like Jacob Riis in the 1890s, Walker Evans in the 1930s, or Michael Harrington in the 1960s, Chris Arnade bares the reality of our current class divide in stark pictures and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel 2019

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O'Flaherty, Brendan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.5 OFL

Summary: "In the U.S., 40% of homeless youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer(LGBTQ). Kicked Out brings together the voices of current and former homeless LGBTQ youth and tells the forgotten stories of some of our nations most vulnerable citizens"--P. 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Homofactus Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.766 KIC

Karp, Brianna

Summary: Karp delivers a heartwrenching and darkly funny memoir about her experience becoming homeless after losing her corporate job in the Great Recession.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.5092 KAR

Steel, Danielle.

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Summary: Presents a memoir of the author's long-time work with San Francisco's homeless while sharing a call for more effective action.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.5 STEEL, DANIELLE STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.50 STE

Contents: Is homelessness a serious problem? Homelessness is a widespread problem / National Student Campaign Against Hunger & Homelessness ; The problem of homelessness is exaggerated / Mike Rosen ; Rural homelessness is a serious problem / Randal C. Archibold ; Homelessness is a serious problem for many U.S. military veterans / National Coalition for Homeless Veterans ; Homelessness is a serious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 362.5 Hom 2007

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: This book tells the story behind bestselling author Danielle Steel's crusade to help the homeless of San Francisco. In her powerful memoir His Bright Light, the author opened her heart to share the devastating story of the loss of her beloved son. In this new memoir, she shows us how she transformed that pain into a campaign of service that enriched her life beyond what she could imagine. For...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2012

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Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PUR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pursuit 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD P