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Unformatted text preview: Unit 2 assignment 1 Brenda Russell CM220 College Comp I I Instructor James Mason April 4, 2011 Unit 2 assignment 2 Who are our homeless? One of the major issues nationally is people who are becoming homeless and the fact that one third of the homeless population has served this country, which are around 195,000 veterans. That’s more than the death count of the Vietnam War. Most homeless people are male about three percent are women, most are single and come from disadvantaged backgrounds. It's a major issue, this is America there should not be thousands of people across this nation that are homeless especially our veterans. They gave their life to this country; I think in return we could at least keep them in a home somewhere. I t wouldn't be so bad if there was actually enough shelters to occupy all of the people that are homeless but the ratio to shelter places to people is far from even coming close to what is needed. Everybody deserves a place to sleep no matter what their background is; drug addiction,...
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- Spring '11
- Homelessness in the United States, Homeless Veterans, homeless people, McKinney Homeless, McKinney Homeless Assistance