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Punishment and Inequality in America

Punishment and Inequality in America

Over the last thirty years, the prison population in the United States has increased more than sevenfold to over two million people, including vastly disproportionate numbers of minorities and people with little education. For some racial and educational groups, incarceration has become a depressingly regular experience, and prison culture and influence pervade their communities. Almost […]

Former Model Helping Homeless Vets

Water For Homeless

August 12, 2011 via 11 KHOU Eyewitness News HOUSTON — A former model is using the images of local veterans to help fight poverty and homelessness. Elena Davis’ face has graced the cover and pages of some of the world’s top fashion magazines but now she’s behind the lens and the woman behind I Am Waters. […]

Homelessness Everyones Problem

homelessness everyones problem

August 7, 2011 How Homeless Problem is Your Problem Too KRISTIN KANE, myfoxhouston.com HOUSTON – Homeless organizations are being forced to lay off many of their employees after their state grant money wasn’t renewed. They fear the homeless population in Houston will increase as a result. You’ll remember I brought you the story of Tim […]

Men Strip To Help Houston Unemployed

mens warehouse suit drive

August 5, 2011   Despite Lingering Recession, Retailer Still Encouraging Men to Give the Suits off Their Backs for Charity   Men’s Wearhouse 4th Annual Suit Drive Continues Tradition of Giving HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — During the entire month of August, Men’s Wearhouse will hold its annual National Suit Drive, the country’s largest collection of […]

Homeless Houston

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