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  • English final

    1. 1. Video Clip
    2. 2. Homeless Voting Rights By: Christianne Opheim
    3. 3. Why I Chose This Topic ? ? ??? ? ? ?? ? ? ? ?
    4. 4. Why I Chose This Topic I chose this topic because I noticed a great amount of our population, in the United States, is homeless. As I read further I found some states dont allow homeless people to vote -Current Issue -300,000,000,000 in Us out of that 700,049 are with-out a home ? ? ??? ? ? ?? ? ? ? ?
    5. 5. Definitions
    6. 6. Definitions Homeless- 1.without a home: a homeless child. 2.the homeless, persons who lack permanent housing.
    7. 7. Definitions Homeless- 1.without a home: a homeless child. 2.the homeless, persons who lack permanent housing. Voting Rights- 1.rights of participation in esp. public elections
    8. 8. Definitions Homeless- 1.without a home: a homeless child. 2.the homeless, persons who lack permanent housing. Voting Rights- 1.rights of participation in esp. public elections
    9. 9. Thesis Voting rights have been taken away from the homeless because they don’t live in a home, claim to be uneducated, and looked down upon in society.
    10. 10. Thesis Voting rights have been taken away from the homeless because they don’t live in a home, claim to be uneducated, and looked down upon in society. No Address
    11. 11. Thesis Voting rights have been taken away from the homeless because they don’t live in a home, claim to be uneducated, and looked down upon in society. No Address Uneducated
    12. 12. Thesis Voting rights have been taken away from the homeless because they don’t live in a home, claim to be uneducated, and looked down upon in society. No Address Uneducated Looked down upon
    13. 13. Residence 88% of the homeless have experienced hard circumstances West Virginia, Texas, Oregon, Nebraska, Maine, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, and Colorado 1992-National Coalition of the Homeless (NCH) was created “ You Don’t Need a Home to Vote!”
    14. 14. Education Lawyers, Business owners, Pre-med Students....... 1/4 War Veterans Denis Hill, a former Veteran, returned home to find his family gone and he had no place to go....
    15. 15. Stereotyping “12% homeless, due to drugs or substance abuse”(NCH) Pitts vs. Black in 1989 Golden Rule:“Treat others the way you would like to be treated”.
    16. 16. Interview Melissa Hammond -Helps at soup kitchens in many places, all the way from Sacramento- San Francisco -Taught me it is natural to think of them as dirty at the start, but they are people....
    17. 17. Interview Melissa Hammond -Helps at soup kitchens in many places, all the way from Sacramento- San Francisco -Taught me it is natural to think of them as dirty at the start, but they are people.... “I also, to be honest, find them sometimes rather dirty, but I don’t think badly of them. I do sometimes stop and feel sorry they are in those conditions.”
    18. 18. Community Service House of Hope -Helped put away and organize the canned foods -Helped sweep and clean the windows to make it nice for the volunteers -Beautiful Day Food Drive (Nov. 8-19)
    19. 19. Community Service House of Hope -Helped put away and organize the canned foods -Helped sweep and clean the windows to make it nice for the volunteers -Beautiful Day Food Drive (Nov. 8-19) What you can do to help! Bring canned foods to help the many families in need, volunteer, and/or plant gardens in back to give 10% back!
    20. 20. Any Questions?

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