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Wendy Grace Evans
Shannon Moriarty is the editor and lead blogger for the End Homelessness blog at Change.org. The HRC’s Wendy Grace Evans talks with Shannon about how blogging helps fight damaging stereotypes of people who are homeless. Blogging also raises...
Shannon Moriarty
Each year, one in 50 kids experiences homelessness, according to the National Center on Family Homelessness. This disturbingly high number proves that youth homelessness is more common than many know or see. But it is important to remember that the...
Shannon Lane
Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). It is a complex disease to prevent, monitor and treat, and presently there is no vaccine for HCV. Public awareness about HCV is lacking and stigma surrounds the disease in a...
Shannon Brennan
• In 2009, close to 67,000 Aboriginal women aged 15 or older living in the Canadian provinces reported being the victim of violence in the previous 12 months. Overall, the rate of self-reported violent victimization among Aboriginal women was almost...
Shannon Crossley
Homeless, transgender youth are underrepresented in research studies in the United States and over-represented among the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) transitional- age (16 – 24) homeless youth population, at a reported 20 -...
Shannon Leinen
   Cell phone technology has become readily available in America through governmental programs and due to cost-effective cell phone plans. After building a definition for the homeless who reside in American using multi-discipline contributions...
Afton Jackson, Lisa Shannon
Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine factors associated with social support in a rural, homeless population. Ninety-six (N= 96) individuals voluntarily agreed to participate in an evaluation examining effectiveness of...
Shannon D. Parkinson, Geoffrey Nelson
We examined the stories of empowerment and recovery of five psychiatric consumer/survivors who participated in supported housing programs. Interviews with these five participants and members of their social networks were used to gather qualitative...
Peter Fraenkel, Thomas Hameline, Michele Shannon
This report explores how collaborative practices can assist families through homelessness when administered within a shelter-based group setting. This article reports on the use of narrative therapy ideas and practices in working with families that...
Goh Iromoto, Shannon Daub, Seth Klein
A slideshow about welfare and poverty in British Columbia by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). Features interviews with welfare recipients and advocates. Narrated by Seth Klein, Director of the CCPA's BC Office.The slideshow is...
Mia Dauvergne, Katie Scrim, Shannon Brennan
Canada is a multi-cultural society comprised of many social, cultural, religious and linguistic groups. According to 2006 Census data, over 5 million Canadians or 16% of the population, reported being members of a visible minority group, up by 27%...
Tammy Anderson, Caitlin Shannon, Igor Schyb, Paul Goldstein
This article studies the effects of terminating the addiction disability on the housing status of former addiction disability recipients, and explores how disruptions in living situations increased risks for drug and alcohol use, criminal...
K. Shannon, T. Ishida, C. Lai, M.W. Tyndall
Single room occupancy (SRO) hotel units represent the most basic shelter provided for low-income individuals living in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside (DTES). While homelessness and marginalized housing in general, have been identified as...