Ted Hayes
Theodore "Ted" Hayes, Jr. (born March 9, 1951) is an American advocate for the homeless and an activist.Hayes' activism began in January 1985, when Justiceville, a community of homeless people in Los...
Edward C. Lawson
Edward C. Lawson was an African American civil rights activist, who was the plaintiff in the case of Kolender v. Lawson, 461 U.S. 352 (1983), in which the United States Supreme Court ruled that a ...
Mitch Snyder
Mitch Snyder (August 14, 1943 – July 3, 1990) was an American advocate for the homeless. He was the subject of a made-for-television 1986 biopic, Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story, starring Mart...
Bruce Kenrick
Rev Bruce Kenrick (18 January 1920 – 15 January 2007) was an English social activist and Minister in the United Reformed Church and the Church of Scotland. He is best known for writing "Come out...
Jack Tafari
Jack Tafari (born October 31, 1946 in Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom), is a formerly homeless Rastafarian activist who has advocated for himself and other homeless people. He is best known for promot...
Harriet B. Jones
Dr. Harriet B. Jones (1856–1943) was the first woman to be licensed as a physician in West Virginia in 1885 and the first woman to be elected to its House of Delegates in 1924.Harriet B. Jones was bor...
Mark Webber (actor)
Mark Allen Webber (born July 19, 1980) is an American actor, screenwriter, and director known for his roles in the films Snow Day, Weapons and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
Webber was born in Minne...
Kip Tiernan
Kip Tiernan (June 17, 1926 – July 2, 2011) was a social activist. She was born Mary Jane Tiernan in Connecticut and raised by her grandmother, and came to Boston in her early 20s. Kip Tiernan and her ...
Hotel de Gink
Hotel de Gink was a series of self-service hotels created by and for homeless men. Jeff Davis conceived the idea and founded the first Hotel de Gink in Seattle in 1913. The concept quickly spread ac...
B. G. Dyess
Bernice G. Dyess, known as B. G. Dyess (August 16, 1922 – February 18, 2013), was for seventy-three years a Southern Baptist minister from Alexandria, Louisiana, who served as a conservative Dem...
Chuck Currie
The Rev. Chuck Currie (born 1969) is a United Church of Christ (UCC) minister in Portland, Oregon who works on issues related to homelessness, housing and health care, and as a writer and preacher.In ...
Randall Amster
Randall Amster (born in 1966 in Brooklyn, New York) is an author, activist, and educator in areas including peace, ecology, homelessness, and anarchism. He is the director of the Program on Justice an...
Rosanne Haggerty
Rosanne Haggerty (born 1961) is an American housing and community development leader, and founder of Common Ground Community and later of Community Solutions. Haggerty redeveloped the Times Square Hot...
Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe, RN (born 1952) is a Canadian nurse, educator and social activist, specializing in advocacy for the homeless in Canada. She was the Ontario New Democratic Party's candidate in the 2010 pr...