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For more information on how you can help:

National Coalition for the Homeless: http://nch.ari.net

National Low Income Housing Coalition: http://www.nlihc.org
Additional readings suggested by Coalition for the Homeless:

Baumohl, Jim, ed. Homelessness in America. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1996.

Coalition for the Homeless, "What Is Government For?": The Surge of Homeless Persons with Mental Illness in New York City. New York: Coalition for the Homeless, 1993.

Coalition for the Homeless, Legacy of Neglect: The Impact of Welfare Reform on New York’s Homeless. New York: Coalition for the Homeless, August 1999.

Dehavenon, Anna Lou. Charles Dickens Meets Franz Kafka in 1997: How the Giuliani Administration Flouted Court Orders and Abused Homeless Families and Children. Action Research Project on Hunger, Homelessness
and Family Health, November 1998.

Jiler, John. Sleeping with the Mayor: A True Story. St. Paul, MN: Hungry Mind Press, 1997.

O’Flaherty, Brendan. Making Room: The Economics of Homelessness. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996.

Orwell, George. Down and Out in Paris and London. New York City: Perma, 1953.
Schill, Michael H., ed. Housing and Community Development in New York City: Facing the Future. Albany: SUNY Press, 1999.

Sendak, Maurice. We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy. New York City: Harper Collins, 1993.

Shinn, Marybeth, and S. Tsemberis. "Is housing the cure for homelessness?" In Addressing Community Problems: Research and Intervention, edited by X.B. Arriaga and S. Oskamp, 52-77. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1998. http://www.psych.nyu.edu/people/faculty/shinn/index.html

Stringer, Lee with an introduction by Kurt Vonnegut. Grand Central Winter: Stories from the Street. New York City: Washington Square Press, 1998.

Further information on artists Gabriele and Nick Manhattan’s tepee project at the homeless encampment located at the Hill can be found at http://users.rcn.com/thieves/excerpts.htm#Thanksgiving.



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