Bringing happiness to the nation


Is Homelessness in the Public Interest?

Do you think home is where the heart is?

 

Why does homelessness move us away from happiness and participation?  A few links to inform and start a conversation:

Homelessness in Australia:  https://www.homelessnessaustralia.org.au/fact-sheets

Australia history of homeless convicts (history) https://theconversation.com/the-story-of-australias-last-convicts-89723

Homeless veterans https://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/help-our-homeless-diggers-the-disgrace-of-our-military-veterans-dying-on-our-streets/news-story/a1da0eb69e49e0805d820492d6294ad5

Homelessness and repeat offending http://theconversation.com/homelessness-causes-offenders-to-end-up-back-in-prison-heres-how-to-break-the-cycle-52059

Most ex-prisoners unemployed or homeless six months after release, study says http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-06-25/australian-study-of-ex-prisoners-finds-high-rates-homelessness/5548430

A new approach to poverty reduction http://www1.uwindsor.ca/criticalsocialwork/learning-from-the-experts-a-new-approach-to-poverty-reduction-south-african-homeless-peoples-federat