Specific purpose: To persuade my audience to be more involved in homelessness in Memphis TN. Central idea: To donate their time and effort to help the homeless. introduction Whether it’s from starvation, mental illness or even cold even climate change, the homelessness has to deal with these types of situation every day. Homelessness has increase dramatically in our city, and with poverty rates increasing it is no surprise. last time I saw a homeless man asking me for money, and I would ask myself weather to give him money, but then I would not know what he would use it for, maybe he would spend it on alcohol, cigar, or even drugs.
Is being homeless is their wishes? We should help these people instead of chasing them away, torture, and insult. There must be a reason why they became like this. ‘Feeding the homeless, is it an issue to the government?’ The government chased them away with a reason of ‘We want to make this city clean and we want to attract tourist to come’ and
This is worrying as it is showing that homeless people are not just resorting to crime to maintain basic needs such as shoplifting food, but they are also engaging in crime and risky behaviour to have a night in a bed. Due homeless people resorting to crime it costs society and the tax payer a considerable amount of money. The Department for Communities and Local Government (2012) states that it costs £3,500 to convict a male of shop lifting in the UK. These crimes are common place in the homeless community so cost to the taxpayer can be considered
Most homelessness is based from a lack of education, substance abuse, and/or unemployment. Education is life in the modern world and without that you are basically useless. There is a major substance abuse epidemic happening around the world right now and it is causing lots of people to become homeless. Along with substance abuse, people also find themselves homeless because of the recent raise in unemployment rates. Without jobs you cannot afford to live the life you want.
Drunk driving is a serious problem that continues to take thousands of deaths each year. Too many innocent lives been lost to drunk driving. A death from drunk driving does not only affect the victim but it affects everyone around them such as family and friends. One night, one drink, one mistake is all it takes for drunk driving to take its toll. There are many solutions to prevent drunk driving, but they will only work if we put them into play.
Charities make people spend money for no reason and none of the money is helping them. People don't like contributing to charities because it's no reason. If the money not benefitting them why give money. Some people don't have money to just give away for free because they have kids and they also have a family to take care of and other things to do for theirself. People can help their own community with their own money putting in fixing things they see wrong.
Personal interviews with the homeless reveal the struggles of living alone. The cause of homelessness isn’t laziness; being homeless requires a lot of stress into thinking about how to survive each day. Most homeless people are not criminals and many of those who are technically criminals have committed property crimes in order to live. In addition, the top reasons of homelessness are lack of affordable housing, lack of a living wage, and medical bankruptcy, but none of these reasons are related to choice. These misconceptions and stereotypes are dangerous to society since they seriously interfere with attempts to help those that are in need and
People usually view the homeless as criminals, drug addicts, alcoholics and lazy when encounter. Like most of us, we view them this way because of negative assumptions of a homeless stereotype. This issue must be solved soon and therefore should
Introduction Attitudes and opinions towards the homeless in America vary greatly from person to person, but most Americans can agree on one thing: the homeless need help. Despite the huge influx of tax money meant to help the homeless, hundreds of thousands of Americans find themselves with nowhere to sleep every night. Many homeless are forced to sleep on benches, and when they do, they can be arrested for loitering. Homeless shelters are known for falling short in the rehabilitation of the homeless, and the ban on drinking in shelters discourages many homeless from taking refuge there. The homeless population in America is still over 500,000, which begs us to ask the question, are the policies created to help and relieve homelessness, like
We need more financial support from City Government in order to decrease the rate of homelessness in Portland. Homeless shelters allow for people to have a safe environment to live in and temporarily gets them off the streets. Also, shelters give homeless people the opportunity to get back on their feet and work towards getting a job and ultimately a permanent home. Although some may argue that homeless shelters are expensive and do not change or prevent behavior that leads to living on the streets, we still need to step forward and help these poor people sleeping out in those cold winter nights. One of the fastest-growing demographics is