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  1. Relationship b/w Substance Abuse and Homelessness
  2. Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (G. I. Bill)
  3. Mary Higgs
  4. US Conference of Mayors and 10 Year Plans
  5. United States Fair Housing Act
  1. a Organization for cities with populations of 30,000 or more
    Ending chronic homelessness in 10 years, done by for example awarding families grants and vouchers
  2. b 1906 wrote "Glimpses into the Abyss"
    Social reformer in Victorian England
    College grad, worked as a teacher but gave up teaching in 1891 to improve lives of poor and homeless women
    Posed as a poor woman seeking employment in order to better understand women's situation of homelessness
    Founded a women's lodging house and the National Association for Women's Lodging Houses, and opened a school for mothers
  3. c General public view substance abuse as characteristic of homeless person, many think criminality
    Not the majority have substance abuse/criminality
  4. d 1968
    Primary law in US ensuring equal housing opportunity
    Protects against housing discrimination on basis of race, color, gender, etc.
    Empowers homeless people and service providers in overcoming community resistance to shelters and transitional/supportive housing
    MLK closely associated to FHA
  5. e helped veterans by providing a range of benefits, including low-cost mortgages, loans to start a business or farm, payment of college tuition and living expense, high school or vocational education, and unemployment compensation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1929, found inadequate b/c of new problems dealing with the Great Depression and following WWI and Industrial Revolution
  2. Wrote on vagabonds through interviews
  3. 1902-1904 wrote "Life and the Labour of the People in London"
    British businessman, politician, and soc. reformer who org. and directed a major survey of the poor in London
    Lived among the poor as a method of developing pertinent questions
    Laid groundwork for a universal pension sys.
  4. 1963
    1950s, antipsychotic/antidepressant drugs were dev helping patients who languished for years in mental hospitals now improving
    At same time public outcry about terrible conditions of mental hospitals and cost
    Believed patients have better quality of life if placed in community as long as community support is in place and is less expensive
    One impetus for deinstitutionalization was a book by Goffman
    argued that, over time, patients become "institutionalized," contributing to chronicity of mental illness

    Study by psychologist David L. Rosenhan, "On Being Sane in insane Places", which challenged the validity of psychiatric diagnosis (lived among in center)
    Kennedy before assassination - "bold new approach" -
  5. December 10, 1948, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    Former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt champion of human rights
    Relevant to homelessness and promotes community service

5 True/False questions

  1. Major Estimates and DemographicsApproximately 3.5 million people (or 6-8% of the population) experience some type of homelessness in a year

    Between 444,000 (October) and 842,000 (February) people were homeless at those particular points in time (colder in winter = less homeless)

    In New York City and Philadelphia, about 1% of entire city population were homeless on a given day

    About 70-80% of single homeless adults are men

    Most b/w ages 18-50

    African Americans are disproportionately represented

    Generally, 42% African American, 39% Caucasian, 13% Hispanic, 4% Native American, and 2% Asian American


  2. Affect of Act for Relief of the Poor in 1834new law reformed system, and later when found inadequate, new system again developed in 1929


  3. Compassion Fatigueloss of emotion/caring


  4. Philip Gibbs1935 wrote "England Speaks"
    British journalist
    Described England through the lives of people in different circumstances, including homeless people


  5. Ben BensonThrough Roosevelt
    economic programs enacted in the United States
    In response to Great Depression, Three R's: Relief, Recovery and Reform
    Relief for the unemployed and poor; Recovery of the economy to normal levels; Reform of the financial system