Monthly Archives: May 2016

A Restaurant Put A Fridge Out Front So Hungry People Can Grab Leftovers

By |May 5th, 2016|

Pappadavada, a restaurant in Kochi, India, has placed a working fridge out front so patrons can leave leftovers for other people in need.

The idea came from the restaurant’s owner, Minu Pauline, who was inspired to do something one night after she saw a homeless woman rummaging through a trash can for food.

She told the Huffington […]

Bill Introduced to Remove Housing Barriers for People with Criminal Records

By |May 4th, 2016|

 

Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced the “Fair Chance at Housing Act of 2016” (H.R. 5085) that would take significant steps towards ensuring people with criminal records have meaningful access to housing.

The bill would require public housing agencies (PHAs) and other owners of HUD- and USDA-assisted housing to […]