Saturday, June 10, 2017

Day Jobs for Panhandlers

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Day Jobs for Panhandlers

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Day Jobs for Panhandlers

With just under 400,000 residents, Tulsa, Oklahoma, has a significant homeless population. In 2016, between 6,000 and 7,000 residents lived on the streets. That number, while small in comparison to homeless populations in cities such as New York and Los Angeles, is noticeable in medium-sized Tulsa. So what did Tulsa decide to do to address this problem? Do what Albuquerque, New Mexico did -- move from a punitive model of fining panhandlers to offering cleanup jobs and social services to people on the streets. { read more }

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