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How Generational Poverty Exacerbates Homelessness

"The connection between poverty and homelessness is obvious. People do not choose to be homeless when they can afford housing. But what, exactly, leads to the kind of desperate poverty that results in homelessness? ..."

- Victoria Vantol, Invisible People

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Anti-Panhandling Law Violates Homeless People’s Rights

"A plan to expand the City of Augusta, Georgia’s anti-panhandling ordinance is drawing the attention of local and national legal organizations..."

- Robert Davis, Invisible People

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Congressional Legislators Introduce Ending Homelessness Act

"Federal lawmakers introduced a bill on July 19 that seeks to end homelessness once and for all. Known as the “Ending Homelessness Act of 2021,” the bill would.."

- Robert Davis, Invisible People

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Treating LA's Homeless with the USC Street Medicine Team

"In California, more than 151,000 people are experiencing homelessness and in Los Angeles County alone, almost 66,000 people are homeless..."​

 

- invisiblepeople.tv

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Raging Facts about California Wildfires and Their link to Homelessness

"The United States of America is an anomaly for many reasons. It is a place of immense wealth and extreme poverty. It prides itself on exhibiting a social system where just about anyone can become a self-made millionaire. But if this is truly a place where anyone can make it, so to speak, then why is it that almost nobody ever does? Case in point..."

- Cynthia Griffith, Invisible People

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Lack of Support is a Leading Cause of Veteran Homelessness

"Serving your country on the battlefield is portrayed as one of the most heroic acts a mere mortal can perform. Yet, some US soldiers return from the trenches to find their families and society have abandoned them..."

- Cynthia Griffith, Invisible People

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Hatred and Disdain of Homeless People Runs Rampant Online

"For the most part, homeless people today have been priced out of housing for various reasons. While a certain percentage may be homeless due to substance abuse, the vast majority are not drug or alcohol users..."

- Homeless Loki, Invisible People

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Invisible People Features Johnny

"It breaks my heart that a kind and gentle man like Johnny living on the streets of Los Angeles homeless..."​


- invisiblepeople.tv

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How Social Media Misrepresents Homelessness

"Social media can be a tool or a weapon, depending upon who uses it. Unfortunately, NIMBYs and those who want to banish homeless people from their site most often use the medium as a weapon."

- Cynthia Griffith, Invisible People

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States Must Improve Distribution of Rent Relief to Curb Homelessness

"The eviction moratorium expired yesterday, yet 40 percent of renter households still owe back rent - states need to better distribute resources to people in need..."

- Robert Davis, Invisible People

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Cities Restart ‘Poverty Tows’ Hurting People Experiencing Mobile Homelessness

"As COVID-19 starts to wane, several cities across the country are increasing “poverty tows” and putting people experiencing vehicular homelessness at risk of becoming unsheltered..."

- Robert Davis, Invisible People

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Young Homeless Woman in Seattle Shares About Heroin Addiction. Sabrina Died April 5th.

"Sabrina, 23, hitchhiked to Seattle to spend a few weeks. Those weeks have now turned into four years of homelessness."

- invisiblepeople.tv

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‘Mobile’ Review by Woman Experiencing Vehicular Homelessness

"Invisible People has released a short film about vehicle dwelling, and they’ve asked me to review it. After all, who better review a film about a homeless woman in a vehicle than a homeless woman who has lived in a vehicle? How close to home does this short movie come to reality?"

- Homeless Loki, Invisible People

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Homelessness Broke Records In All The Worst Places in 2020

Record-Breaking Stat - More Americans experienced vehicular homelessness in 2020 than ever before in US history. Learn what other records were broken in 2020.

- Invisible People

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Los Angeles Homeless Woman Being Evicted from Her Tent with Nowhere to Go

"Jennifer shatters all stereotypes surrounding homelessness. She's a single mom who worked two jobs but lost both as her rent kept rising."

- Invisible People Featured Video

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Did Your Landlord Violate The Eviction Moratorium?

"Just as abiding by the eviction moratorium is statistically proven to save lives, violating it runs the risk of causing death..."

- Invisible People

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Former Homeless Man Shares Thoughts on Homelessness in USA

"Now recovering from homelessness, Marlo shares his thoughts on "trickle down economics", predatory lending and the war on drugs, and how they have fed into the current homelessness crisis."

- Invisible People

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Delaware Pit Count Reveals Shocking 35% Increase in Homelessness Statewide

New PIT count shows youth and family homelessness have skyrocketed in Delaware.

- Invisible People

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Despicable: NYC Prepares to Run Homeless People Out of Hotels

Now that the pandemic is receding, NYC plans to move homeless people from hotels into the shelter system despite expert opinions stating hotels are still safer than the shelter system.

- Invisible People

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Are Pallet Shelters for Homeless People Safe?

After a fire destroyed a tiny home village in Banning, CA, manufacturers decided to opt for more fire-resistant building materials. However, they also maintain the decision was based on durability and not flammability.

- Invisible People

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Gov. Newsom's Homeless Initiatives Place Shelter Over Solutions

Critics of Gov. Newsom's "California Comeback Plan" argue that the revised budget spends good money in all the wrong places, and fails to address affordable housing needs.

- Invisible People

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Texas Senate Bans Homeless Encampments

The Texas State Senate approved a state-wide ban on homeless encampments, even though there is zero evidence that doing so will help homeless people or reduce homelessness.

- Invisible People

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Homeless Intervention Services Take Center Stage

Homelessness is expected to explode across the country once the eviction moratorium ends. Some cities are prepared to offer intervention services while others are focused on criminalizing this vulnerable population.

- Invisible People

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