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This book, written by various advocates and professors of law, provides insight into the evolution of advocacy in the field of homelessness.

REPRESENTING THE POOR AND HOMELESS: INNOVATIONS IN ADVOCACY

The Commission on Homelessness and Poverty’s latest publication, Representing the Poor and Homeless: Innovations in Advocacy, is a compilation of articles written by law professors and advocates that address a range of issues including:
  • the causes of homelessness as well as solutions
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  • microenterprise development
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  • affordable housing
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  • human rights
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  • welfare
This informative book includes the following articles, as well as directories of publications and websites addressing homelessness and poverty:
  • Advocacy and Attribution: Shaping and Responding to Perceptions of the Causes of Homelessness by Gary Blasi, Professor of Law at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law.

  • The Lawyer as Abolitionist: Ending Homelessness and Poverty in our Time by Florence Wagman Roisman, Professor of Law at Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis.

  • A Community Based Approach by Robert A. Solomon, the Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the City of New Haven, and Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

  • Housing Out the Poor by John J. Ammann, Associate Professor at Saint Louis University School of Law and is the Director of the Law Clinic.

  • "The Possibility of a Beloved Place": Residents and Placemaking in Public Housing Communities by Susan Bennett, Professor of Law and Director of the Community and Economic Development Law Clinic at Washington College of Law, American University.

  • Affordable Housing: Can NIMBYISM Be Transformed into OKIMBYISM? By Peter W. Salsich, Jr., McDonnell Professor of Justice at Saint Louis University School of Law.

  • Homelessness and Human Rights: Towards An Integrated Strategy by Maria Foscarinis, Executive Director of the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty.

  • Discharges To the Streets: Hospitals and Homelessness by Sidney D. Watson, Professor of Law at Saint Louis University School of Law.

  • The New Localism in Welfare Advocacy by Matthew Diller, Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law.

  • Tackling Homelessness Through Microenterprise by Susan R. Jones, Professor of Clinical Law at The George Washington University Law School where she also directs the Small Business Clinic/Community Economic Development Project.

  • On Abolitionist Critiques, " Homeless Services" Programs, and Pragmatic Change by Lucie White, Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. (Authors)
To purchase a copy please visit the American Bar Associations Resource Page: REPRESENTING THE POOR AND HOMELESS: INNOVATIONS IN ADVOCACY
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