The Problem Of Homelessness And Homelessness

802 Words Dec 5th, 2015 4 Pages
Homelessness has been an ongoing problem in the United States and it cannot be decreased until each state comes up with a plan that is affective. However, in order for this to work the economy needs to recover to the point where no one is without a job and is paid a wage that is manageable. The negative stereotypes of judging the homeless needs to be stopped and people need to be educated that homelessness can affect anyone. Although there are many services available to assist the homeless it is not enough. Big corporations can play a major role in assisting the homeless by training and hiring as well as donating goods to monetary funds. Homelessness is not only affecting those that are homeless, it is affecting every city and community in every state. People make the choice of looking the other way and refuse to acknowledge the hardships most of the homeless have and has to endure. Our government officials need to look into the welfare system and try to move some of those recipients who have no disabilities and not elderly, but those who have made a career utilizing the system because it is easier than trying to find a job. The welfare system has offered many services to their recipients from daycare to job training. Nevertheless, while some states and even cities have managed to decrease the amount of people facing and experiencing homelessness there is still work to be done. When you see major companies leaving the states for cheaper labor, what does this say…
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