A blog written by a former writer, illustrator and graphic designer, now living rough in Vancouver. He blogs about binning, bicycles, computers, anime, his experience as a homeless person, interesting things he finds in the garbage, and life in general.
- PeacockPoverty is a collection of individuals with an experience of poverty who join together to share knowledge, strength, talent and wisdom with each other and our friends.
Peacock Poverty posts poverty news and opinion in an online magazine format with contributor blogs. Updated regularly, the site has a comprehensive index of...
This is an artists photoblog of homelessness in Toronto.
The Carnegie Community Action Project's blog has news and information on housing, homelessness, and actions in the Downtown Eastside.
The Alliance to End Homelessness is a coalition of community stakeholders in Ottawa committed to working collaboratively to end homelessness by gaining and promoting a better understanding of homelessness and advocating for strategies to end it.
Picture the Homeless Blog - Housing, homelessness & policy blog.
Homeless Nation, a website created for and by homeless people in Canada hosts blogs for people living in poverty. You can read other blogs or sign up and get your own blog.
Squatter City Blog is a blog about squatters and squatter cities around the world written by a New York-based writer who spent two years living in squatter communities in four continents.
Abandonment Issues is a Toronto-based coalition of housing activists fighting to get abandoned and underutilized buildings and spaces in the city turned into affordable housing.
David Eby is a lawyer with the PIVOT Legal Society in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. His work is focused on housing, policing, and poverty.
Finding our Way Home is David Chudnovsky's blog on his tour of the province as the NDP MLA BC Critic for Homelessness and Mental Health. He is wanting to hear experiences, challenges, hopes, suggestions and obstacles from people who are homeless or who work on the front lines.
Streams of Justice is a faith-based blog with many articles on homelessness, poverty and other social justice issues.
This blog provides news and commentary on ending homelessness and expanding supportive housing in New Jersery, USA.
Formerly Homeless is a blog about the homeless and homelessness in Canada written by a formerly homeless social/community worker.
"I've been a street nurse in Toronto for 15 years. In the spring of 2004 I received the Atkinson Economic Justice Award which permits me to pursue, for up to three years, my passions for nursing and working on homelessness and housing issues. In this newsletter I hope to report on my activities, create a link to a broader group of individuals who care about these social issues and encourage...
"The Homeless Nation is committed to building and strengthening communities, both virtual and actual. To this end, the Homeless Nation project will go on location across Canada to collect stories, video and pictures. Each person who contributes will have the opportunity to share their stories, unique philosophies and points of view with other Canadians. As well, this site provides an...
The Mainlander is a Metro Vancouver online publication dedicated to the coverage of municipal politics, housing and homelessness, policing, arts and culture and more.
The Mainlander aims to:
- provide historical context for breaking news.
- unpack politicians’ spin, and provide background information needed to hold them accountable.
- dig up facts that may be of...
The Right to Housing Blog documents the Right to Adequate Housing Charter Challenge. The court is being asked to declare that homelessness and inadequate housing violate the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and that the government must develop a national and provincial strategy to end homelessness.
Hope for the Homeless is a blog by the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, an organization that works to address the needs of homeless men, women and children in the community and serves as a catalyst for community collaboration to end homelessness.
Steven is the Veteran’s Services Coordinator at Operation Stand Down in Nashville, Tennessee and is co-founder of The Contributor, a street newspaper produced and sold by people experiencing homelessness. In addition, he trains outreach workers for the National Health Care for The Homeless Council and blogs about his experiences.
The following blogs have daily news stories on homelessness, social housing, the upcoming Olympics and other poverty-related issues in Vancouver and across BC. Check them out to find out what is happening in the city.