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Spokane’s Camp Hope is the center of a political storm

Spokane's Camp Hope, the state's largest encampment, home to nearly 450 people, began as a protest but has become a microcosm of housing and homelessness issues nationwide.

Spokane Nonprofit Barbershop Seeks to Help Those Who Struggle

Using connections within Spokane and assistance from the community, The Morning After Grooming Co., a barbershop in Spokane, seeks to help the less fortunate with its nonprofit People Over Profit that goes by the motto, “Let our answer never be no.”

FāVS Forward: Helping Women & Children

In this episode of FāVS Forward we talk with Edie Rice-Sauer, the executive director of Transitions, a non-profit that seeks to end homelessness and poverty for women and children in Spokane.

Poor People’s Campaign Organizes Task Force in Spokane

The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, is hosting a training event in Spokane, “14 Steps to Moral Fusion Organizing,” this Saturday, Sept, 7, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Responding to poverty and homelessness in my community

While studying social work at a faith-based university, I am continually smacked in the face with this question: How do I respond morally, ethically, personally and professionally to poverty in my community?

Spokane’s Sit/Lie Law: The Law of Undesirables

Last winter, city council passed legislation that expanded a law already on the books called the Sit/Lie Law, regarding people sitting or lying down on sidewalks. But in fact, the law is not about sitting or lying down. It's about being homeless.

Start simple, fight poverty

It has been about two years since the Spokane City Council passed an ordinance that restricts panhandling, sitting and lying down on sidewalks and rights of way.

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