Hub for Social Reformers
Blog of Urban Initiative's CEO
- Current California Legislation Concerning Homelessness: What Is Going to the Governor for Approval and What Is Not
While legislation to help solve statewide homelessness unlike ever before is going to the Governor for approval, other needed legislation is not going to the Governor for approval. Read more […]
- The Increasing Need for Trauma-informed Care Shelters
Trauma-informed shelters can eliminate many of the reasons why persons living homeless on the streets refuse to stay in a shelter. Read more at https://homelessstrategy.com/the-increasing-need-for-trauma-informed-care-shelters/
- Black Women Are Unequivocally Overrepresented among Women Dying While Homeless in the County and City of Los Angeles
Black women represented 9% of the total number of women living in Los Angeles County during 2018 and 2019. However, during the same period, 30% or 100 of the 337 women who died homeless in Los Angeles County were Black. Read more at […]
All the World's Social Reformers in One Place
- George Washington Carver
He transformed the humble peanut into a cash crop that changed the nutrient-bare soil and poverty-imprisoned lives of thousands in the southern U.S. Continue reading George Washington Carver at Hub for Social Reformers.
- Nellie Bly
A pioneer of investigative journalism, her stories about her undercover work in mental asylums and other institutions exposed and changed conditions for people across the U.S. Continue reading Nellie Bly at Hub for Social Reformers.
- Jacob A. Riis
“Emancipator of the Slums,” he threw himself into exposing the horrible living and working conditions of poor immigrants in New York through photography Continue reading Jacob A. Riis at Hub for Social Reformers.