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Kenny Joseph Sr.Rita English-81 12/18/13

Research paper The poor people in the United States have a claim on the more fortunate people in the country. There are many people who are less fortunate and it affects many people in the country. In the United States poverty is greatly increasing especially in the east coast like Brooklyn, New York. It is one of the poorest places in New York State. They have an estimate of 414 individuals living In public spaces or who are homeless according to the homeless outreach population estimated.(Nyc1) The majority of streets less were male ranging in from 21 to 55 and older.

Brooklyn outreach rooms have an average of 1157 contacts which are people who go to these homeless shelters and talk to the homeless because the homeless people usually don't have anybody(Nyc1). They can be the loneliest people in the world and the people who go to have a conversation with street homeless people every month could be the thing that brightens their day. The people that they talk to are on average 54 years old and are place into a shelter or a drop in center. These shelters provide food, warmth, and medical care for those who need it. During the winter it is the best thing for the homeless in Brooklyn to do to try and get into one of these homeless shelters in Brooklyn. It could be the thing that saved them from doing something stupid like breaking into somebody's home just for warmth and they end up getting arrested. Brooklyn there are two twenty four hour drop in centers where 23 faith based organizations that provides beds for those on the streets.(Nyc1) In total 36% of all families are eligible for shelter services came from Brooklyn (nyc1). The average size of families entering the shelter from Brooklyn is 2.86.The city wide average is 2.90. 8.6 percent of Brooklyn population is unemployed.…...

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