Friday, February 25, 2011
"An analysis by CCH Policy Director Julie Dworkin shows 88,923 Chicagoans were homeless in the course of the 2009-10 school year (through June 2010). This is 19.9 percent more than the 74,149 who were homeless in the prior, 2008-09 school year. "
-Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Installation inside The Art Institute of Chicago, February 16, 2011.
Thousands of people in Chicago sleep on the streets every night. Often they are treated as sub-human and ignored. The economic infrastructure would be sufficient to house and aid these people, were our national budget properly distributed.