Argumentative Essay Homelessness

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HOMELESSNESS ESSAY
DEAN TYLER-BATTAGLIA

Due to the alarming number of barriers that homeless people face, the homeless are greatly suffering, and that is not alright. 65.6 million people around the world are displaced - a total greater than Canada, Australia and New Zealand combined. That is one in every 113 people. How is it right that we all have amazing lives, while others battle to survive the night. I’m Dean Tyler-Battaglia and today I will discuss why homelessness is such a massive problem, due to education and employment limits, difficulties regarding shelters, and why homelessness isn’t a choice.
To rebuild a life, the first step is to find money. That task becomes very difficult if no one accepts them for a job. Masses of displaced people are barred by barriers stopping them from getting a job. These barriers include not having quality education, limited job experience, or experience in a job not needed in a wealthy country, no access to and lack of money to provide transportation.
An article from popular media outlet ‘The Huffington Post’ states that, “many homeless people are employed... to get a job, people must be clean, and they must wear clean clothing... 35% of homeless people have problems with mental illness.”
This is a difficult situation for someone who is unable to obtain access to washing facilities, such as a bathroom like the one in your house. The article also talks about how numerous homeless already have jobs, sometimes two. Having a job does

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