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“Human Beings Are Biologically Compelled to Rest” Court Notes | Libby Anne

Even when shelters aren’t full, they’re not always open to everyone. Some shelters have religious requirements, or other requirements that may […] Source: “Human Beings Are Biologically Compelled to Rest” Court Notes | Libby Anne

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case On Ban Against Homeless Sleeping In Public Spaces : NPR

The denial upholds a lower court ruling that put severe limits on cities’ ability to enforce anti-camping ordinances on streets and in public rights of way. Advocates for the homeless lauded the move. Source: Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case On Ban Against Homeless Sleeping In Public Spaces : NPR

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Half of homeless people have experienced traumatic brain injury: study | Globalnews.ca

Labour will appoint a shadow minister for neurodiversity in a bid to improve its policies around autism and other behavioral differences. The announcement follows an open letter to Jeremy Corbyn by Monique Craine, a blogger who campaigns for autism rights, who suggested the idea.   Read more Read more Jeremy Corbyn ‘readies party for early election’   […]

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Esmeralda Soria named to California homeless task force | The Fresno Bee

Fresno City Councilmember Esmeralda Soria landed a spot on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s homeless task force, where she hopes to highlight the challenges for the homeless population in Fresno and the Central Valley. Source: Esmeralda Soria named to California homeless task force | The Fresno Bee

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Homeless Spending in CA: Where is the Money Going? – California Globe

California has roughly 134,000 homeless people, amounting to one-quarter of the nation’s total homeless population. In Will $1 Billion Spending on Source: Homeless Spending in CA: Where is the Money Going? – California Globe   “The practice of paying sub-minimum wages is legal thanks to a little-known loophole in federal labor law.” “It is appalling […]

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Protesters Target Sacramento Businesses After City’s Homeless Ordinances Pass — CBS13 | CBS Sacramento

MIDTOWN SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Homeless advocates gathered on the corner of 21st and N streets, calling for a boycott of businesses which support moving the homeless out. The protest follows two city ordinances directed at the homeless which recently passed. Resistance is building against the City of Sacramento and the Midtown Business Association. “They basically… via […]

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#TheReal5150: Being called crazy is not being 5150

By Anonymous A friend recently flipped the bird at a delivery truck driver as she crossed the street in front of him. This was not a random act of unkindness. She was provoked. The truck was wrapped in advertising for an energy drink named after the California Legal Code for “a danger to themselves or […]