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  • Cathryn Berger Kaye - A Kids' Guide to Hunger & Homelessness: How to Take Action! http://www.amazon.com/Kids-Guide-Hunger-Homelessness-Learning/dp/1575422409/ref=sr_1_8/104-3640844-7349533?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1184691058&sr=1-8
  • Pat LaMarche - Left Out in America: The State of Homelessness in the United States http://www.amazon.com/Left-Out-America-Homelessness-United/dp/1929565208/ref=sr_1_22/104-3640844-7349533?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1184691058&sr=1-22
  • Diane D. Nilan - Crossing the Line: Taking Steps to End Homelessness http://www.amazon.com/Crossing-Line-Taking-Steps-Homelessness/dp/1591138361/ref=sr_1_7/104-3640844-7349533?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1184691058&sr=1-7
  • Karen M. Skalitzky - A Recipe for Hope: Stories of Transformation by People Struggling with Homelessness http://www.amazon.com/Recipe-Hope-Transformation-Struggling-Homelessness/dp/0879463252/ref=sr_1_16/104-3640844-7349533?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1184691058&sr=1-16
  • Yvonne M. Vissing - Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Homeless Children and Families in Small-Town America http://www.amazon.com/Out-Sight-Mind-Homeless-Small-Town/dp/0813108721/ref=sr_1_25/104-3640844-7349533?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1184691298&sr=1-25

  • “Chris Gardner has pursued happiness, from the Glide soup kitchen to the big screen.” http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2005/10/10/DDGVLF4AI81.DTL
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development. “The Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress,” February 2007. http://www.huduser.org/Publications/pdf/ahar.pdf
  • “Congress Votes to Increase Minimum Wage” http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18847929/
  • “2K a Month Average for Manhattan Studio” http://www.boston.com/news/odd/articles/2007/07/13/ave_rent_2000_a_month_for_a_studio/?rss_id=Boston.com+--+News+of+the+odd
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors. “A Status Report on Hunger and Homelessness in America’s Cities: 2005.” http://www.usmayors.org/uscm/home.asp
  • National Coalition for the Homeless. “Why are People Homeless?” NCH Fact Sheet #1. June 2006. http://www.nationalhomeless.org/publications/facts/Why.pdf
  • National Coalition for the Homeless. “How Many People Experience Homelessness?” NCH Fact Sheet #2. June 2006. http://www.nationalhomeless.org/publications/facts/How_Many.pdf
  • National Coalition for the Homeless. “Who is Homeless?” NCH Fact Sheet #3. June 2006. http://www.nationalhomeless.org/publications/facts/Whois.pdf
  • National Coalition for the Homeless. “Federal Housing Assistance Programs.” NCH Fact Sheet #16. June 2006. http://www.nationalhomeless.org/publications/facts/Federal.pdf
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. “The 2007 HHS Poverty Guidelines.” http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/07poverty.shtml
  • National Coalition for the Homeless. “Employment and Homelessness.” NCH Fact Sheet #4. http://www.nationalhomeless.org/publications/facts/Employment.pdf
  • National Coalition for the Homeless. “Health Care and Homelessness.” NCH Fact Sheet #8. June 2006. http://www.nationalhomeless.org/publications/facts/Health.pdf
  • National Coalition for the Homeless. “Homeless Youth.” Fact Sheet #13. June 2006. http://www.nationalhomeless.org/publications/facts/youth.pdf
  • National Coalition for the Homeless. “Homeless Families with Children.” Fact Sheet #12. June 2006. http://www.nationalhomeless.org/publications/facts/families.pdf
  • National Coalition for the Homeless. “McKinney-Vento Act.” Fact Sheet #18. June 2006. http://www.nationalhomeless.org/publications/facts/McKinney.pdf
  • “Homeless Men Severely Beaten, Police Say,” Pittsburgh.com, July 10, 2007. http://www.wpxi.com/news/13654470/detail.html
  • “Attack Hospitalizes Homeless Man,” Chicago Tribune, July 10, 2007. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/west/chi-homeless10jul10,1,4331374.story?coll=chi-newslocalwest-hed&ctrack=1&cset=true
  • National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty. “America’s Homeless People are Under Attack.” http://www.nlchp.org/news.cfm?id=1
  • National Alliance to End Homelessness. “Homelessness Counts.” January 10, 2007. http://www.endhomelessness.org/content/general/detail/1440
  • National Coalition for Homeless Veterans. “Background & Statistics.” http://nchv.org/background.cfm
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors Report, 2006 http://www.citymayors.com/features/uscity_poverty.html
  • Interview with David Pirtle, July 23, 2007.
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