Penalizing the Poor and Homeless: Psychology’s Contribution

By Maha Khalid (Program Coordinator, Office on Socioeconomic Status) “Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid, it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings.” – Nelson Mandela Communities across the country respond to poverty and homelessness with a variety of programs: food banks, emergency shelters, transitional housing, and […]

Homeless and disabled Vietnam veteran panhandles on the street

Why We Can’t Forget Older Homeless Veterans on Veterans Day

By Jack Tsai, PhD (Assistant Professor, Yale School of Medicine) & Lisa M. Brown, PhD (Associate Professor, University of South Florida) “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” —John F. Kennedy Don’t Forget Our Older Homeless Veterans On Veterans Day we […]