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  1. Franklin D Roosevelt
  2. US Conference of Mayors and 10 Year Plans
  3. Classification of Homeless People
  4. Homelessness from Colonial Times to Present
  5. Social Stigma
  1. a Early classified by Martin Luther and John Awdeley
    Stuart Al Rice Classification:
    1. The Self-Supported
    2. The Temporary Dependent
    3. The Chronically Dependent
    4. The Parasitic
    Henry Mayhew Classification
    Those who: Will Work, Cannot Work, Will Not Work
  2. b "New Deal Reforms"
    Federal Emergency Relief Administration included the first federal program specifically for the homeless: the Federal Transient Program (FTP)
    Social Security Act (August 14th, 1935)
    *Established first federal programs for the homeless*
  3. c National tragedy since America's founding
    During colonial period, large numbers of "vagabonds" transported from England to American colonies of 18th Century
  4. d 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
  5. e Coined by Ervin Goffman
    Stigma consists of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination, is the co-occurrence of labeling, stereotyping, separation, status loss, and discrimination
    People are prejudice to homeless, denying them as human

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. eight international development goals that were established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000
    The first is to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  2. McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1986: United States federal law that provides federal money for homeless shelter programs
    Entitles homeless children to remain in their previous schools, even though they frequently change schools due to moving
  3. 1929, found inadequate b/c of new problems dealing with the Great Depression and following WWI and Industrial Revolution
  4. Place where those unable to support themselves were offered accommodation and employment (England)
  5. run-down urban area with a large, impoverished population

5 True/False questions

  1. Deinstitutionalization: A Bold New Approachconsists of the professional application of social work values, principles, and techniques to:
    helping people obtain tangible services;
    counseling and psychotherapy;
    helping communities or groups provide or improve social and health services;
    participating in legislative processes.


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


  3. Federal Definition of HomelessnessSubstance Abuse, Criminality, Mental Illnesses associated with all homeless people
    Homeless make neighborhoods worse
    Belief of personal responsibility for homeless situation


  4. Why is it difficult to count/estimate the number of homeless individuals?The number changes daily, due to people moving or living in a temporary residence, living in a motel one night and in a park the next
    Living arrangements vary depending on episode of homelessness
    Some don't want to be found


  5. United States Fair Housing Act1968
    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