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Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless
Homelessness: Tackling a growing need
Tonight, more than 400 men, women, and children will seek shelter at the emergency shelters in Portland.
| October 03, 2012
Mayor's race kicks off
Getting to know you
Last week, the first three mayoral candidates filed their paperwork. So begins Portland’s first elected-mayor campaign in more than eight decades.
| January 26, 2011
Review: The Good Heart
Misanthropy and meticulous espresso brewing
Lucas (Paul Dano), an angel-faced homeless man who sings a lullaby to a stray kitten, might be too kind-hearted to live. Jacques (Brian Cox), an apoplectic prick who owns a Bowery bar, is too mean to die.
| May 12, 2010
How Rhode Island can eliminate homelessness
The concept is as simple as it is radical: give the homeless a place to live, with no strings attached
Making it a reality is a matter of political will.
| May 14, 2010
Photos: Boston Marathon 2010
Other sides of the Boston Marathon
Candid shots of the Boston Marathon 2010.
| April 23, 2010
Open Letter to the IRS
Letters to the Portland Editor, April 16, 2010
After the first year of the administration of the candidate who ran on a platform of change, the biggest change is the name on the door.
PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS
| April 15, 2010
Local heroes 2010
We are all in their debt
In the 13th annual edition of the Providence Phoenix’s Best issue, we highlight people and organizations who are doing exceptionally good work.
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF
| April 15, 2010
Dark Water's five-piece celebration
I have nothing against A Christmas Carol , but there's a lot of it out there right about now.
| December 16, 2009
Letters to the Boston editor, December 11, 2009
Among other things, your editorial calling for the Catholic Church to be punitively taxed for its anti-abortion lobbying suffers from a breathtaking lack of inconsistency.
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| December 09, 2009
Power to the people
Art of the Streets Dept.
Painted portraits are, as evidenced by the many on display inside Boston’s world-famous art galleries, a window into the world of royalty, politicos, and other spectacularly coiffed assholes from centuries ago.
| November 04, 2009
Under the Bridge
Filmmaker looks at life Under the Bridge
| May 21, 2009
Our local heroes
Working behind the scenes
Working behind the scenes
JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ and DAVID SCHARFENBERG
| April 15, 2009
Cutbacks loom as need for homeless assistance grows
They're not clustering on the streets, so you may not see them. But right now, Jim Ryczek, executive director of the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless, says Rhode Island has more homeless people than ever.
| April 08, 2009
Human-rights campaigner to tour Maine
On the heels of news that Maine's unemployment rate is on the rise (2600 jobs were lost here in February), the state will host one of the nation's most powerful speakers on economic human rights this week.
| April 01, 2009
Housing First proves successful, especially with chronic cases
Take homeless people whose lives are a mess — even addicts, alcoholics, and schizophrenics who won't take their meds — and give them their own apartments, without requiring that they clean up first, get a job, or "behave."
| December 17, 2008
Down and out at Thanksgiving
Social needs are rising across Rhode Island, and things will get worse before they get better
In a time of widespread layoffs, decimated retirement accounts, and uncertainty about the fallout of the ongoing fiscal crisis, downsized requests for help are a sign of the times.
| November 24, 2008
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