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Panhandlers could be offered a job for the day

By Hicbd
Sat Aug 19 2017 3:44 pm

As shown in Albuquerque, New Mexico, "a van is dispatched around the city to pick up panhandlers who are interested in working. The job pays $9 an hour, which is above minimum wage, and provides a lunch. At the end of the shift, the participants are offered overnight shelter as needed."

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https://www.ted.com/talks/richard_j_berry_a_practical_way_to_help_the_homeless_find_work_and_safety?utm_source=newsletter_weekly_2017-08-19&utm_campaign=newsletter_weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_content=bottom_left_button#t-349876
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/08/11/this-republican-mayor-has-an-incredibly-simple-idea-to-help-the-homeless-and-it-seems-to-be-working/?utm_term=.aad098164f32

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Poverty Workforce Development Homelessness Cities

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