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Today’s Solutions: June 23, 2024

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What life is actually like at NYC’s hotels-turned-temporary shelters

With the coronavirus pandemic leaving hotels without guests, a few hotels in New York City’s Upper West Side have welcomed homeless residents temporarily. It is a great initiative, but it recently attracted negative press after the New York Post reported that “crime and chaos” had overtaken Read More...

The homeless project

The homeless project

Above: Greg Kloehn sits in a partially finished cart in Oakland, California. Outside Greg Kloehn’s studio in West Oakland, CA you can see his creations sitting on the sidewalk– wood boxes about 10 feet long, 4 feet tall and about 4 feet wide. Kloehn is an Oakland based artist and carpenter, he Read More...