Tag Archives: Rights

Cities with a Homeless Bill of Rights

On November 2, 2015 the City Commission of Traverse City adopted a Bill of Rights for homeless residents of the city. I am so very proud of my new home town for having taken this important and compassionate step. In … Continue reading

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Happy May Day!

Happy May Day to all our friends out there in the blogosphere. If you have the day off as a holiday, congratulations. Unfortunately, for the vast majority of us in the United States, it is just another work day to … Continue reading

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“Just because you can, doesn’t mean you must” (or should)

“Just because you can, doesn’t mean you must.” When I heard someone say that recently, I whole-heartedly agreed. How often do people feel they must push the envelope to the outermost edge of what is permitted when it comes to … Continue reading

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