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Corbin Gregg, Jill Rice and Cat Fernando volunteer at the Metro Baptist Church food pantry.

Take Action to Help the Homeless

April 9, 2019

As members of this beautiful city, we should take on the responsibility of improving the welfare of our fellow New Yorkers.

Spikes, dividers and more alienate several of New York City's most marginalized groups. (ANDREW BEECHER/THE OBSERVER)

Hostile Architecture in New York City

April 4, 2018

Having been born and raised in New York City, I have seen a myriad of changes in the city’s infrast...


Our City’s Homeless are in Trouble

January 29, 2016

Here we are. Another December has passed, another season of giving gone until next year.  With this t...

Pictured above, the training programs are led from the Dorothy Day Center of Service and Justice. (JASON BOIT/OBSERVER ARCHIVES)

Fordham Students Volunteer for 10th Annual Hope Count

February 11, 2015

By ANA FOTAContributing WriterPublished: February 11, 2015 On Monday, Feb. 9, the Department of Homeless Se...

About 100 Fordham Students will be participating in HOPE Count.  (JESS LUSZCZYK/The Observer)

Countdown to Hope Count: Postponed to Monday, Feb. 9

January 28, 2015

By SHERRY YUANStaff WriterPublished: January 28, 2015 The New York City Department of Homeless Serv...

We Must Implement New Housing and Programs For The Homeless

April 16, 2014

By GABRIELLE SAMBOY Staff Writer Published: April 16, 2014 A few years ago in my neighborhood, a ...

Students Reach Out to NYC’s Homeless

June 1, 2011

By KATHRYN FEENY Contributing Writer Published: Febrary 14, 2008 FORDHAM—Fordham students hit the streets on the night of Jan. 28 for the sixth annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE) in an effort to update statistics on homelessness in New York City and help alleviate the problem. They joined m...