When a homeless person
was discharged, their ability to recuperate and rehabilitate depended on their being in safe and secure housing.
(13) Cases involving homeless persons
demonstrate the way collective identity shapes court decisions.
What is most disconcerting about the Act is that it was passed in the name of protecting the homeless population of British Columbia, while realistically the effect of the legislation was to disenfranchise homeless persons
of their basic human rights and expose them to greater risk by forcing them "underground" to avoid clashes with the police.
Addressing these hurdles may require job training, one-on-one counseling and post-placement counseling to ensure that a homeless person
can not only find a job but keep it.
The young woman, Mariko Ikeda, who has an interesting background of her own, is an ex-fashion model from Nagano who never saw a homeless person
until she came to Tokyo.
Her other voices are as skilled--the raspy voice of the neighborhood homeless person
, the tones of the irritating receptionist who demands repairs for Regina's tenant--and fit perfectly.
She is covering the trial of Crazy Popeye, a homeless person
whose real name is Julia Simon.
One powerful way we can do this is to follow Jesus' example and name each immigrant, refugee, homeless person
, and beggar in our community.
I told a homeless person
who was camping on the sidewalk that he should go to the mission because of the predicted cold weather.
(The sight of a black man intentionally lying in the gutter confused and enraged one onlooker so much that he called the police.) Skewering everything from patronizing white people to the myth of black-male sexual prowess through alternately ridiculous, menacing, clownish, shamanlike, abject, or completely disgusting actions or costumes, Pope.L uses the figure of the homeless person
as a continuing model or foil.
Crisis also today released a new MORI survey of 104 GPs which showed that four out of five believed it was more difficult for a homeless person
to register with a doctor than the average person.
However, those interests `should be given appropriate weight; they cannot, for example, outweigh a homeless person
's need to eat, sleep, and live.' (38) Moreover, responses that address legitimate concerns (such as sanitation in the case of a person who urinates in public) through constructive measures (such as the adequate provision of accessible public restrooms) are far more appropriate than the prevailing punitive responses to behaviour that is `offensive' in public.