Vulnerable Populations News

Agricultural Workers

The Mental Health Crisis Hidden Behind Your Grocery Store Vegetables Dover Daily News,
March 11th, 2019
In one year, the number of Florida kids with no health insurance went up by 37,000. Why?
Tampa Bay Times November 29, 2018
10 Farm Labor Scandals Making News in 2018 
Growing Produce July 23, 2018
Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas 
ABC News – January 17, 2018
Health Risks To Farmworkers Increase As Workforce Ages 
Kaiser Health News, December 7, 2017
Florida's orange crops have been quietly dying for over a decade as growers fight to
save them
ABC News, January 30, 2018
Florida’s Migrant Worker Problem
US News, January 26, 2018
Citrus industry remains ‘in crisis’ from Hurricane Irma
News Service of Florida, January 12, 2018

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 Homeless and Housing Challenged  

Associated Press, March 4th 2019
The Intersection of Behavioral Health, Mental Health, and Health Literacy
National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine
WMFE, March 29th 2019

Florida Panhandle Housing Crisis Remains Six Months After Hurricane Michael 
CBS Miami, March 22nd 2019
2019 Spring Virtual Training: Her Health, Her Housing: Improving Services for Women Experiencing Homelessness an eight-part webinar series hosted by the National Healthcare for the Homeless Council, beginning March 6th
Homeless young people are hiding all over Central Florida — including at the airport | Commentary Orlando Sentinel, January 25th 2019
HUD Sending $85 Million to Florida to Fight Homelessness Sunshine State News, February 12th 2019
Rates of hospitalization rising among homeless, study finds
Healthcare Finance
Jax Study: Supportive Housing Helps Low-Income, Homeless; Saves Community Money
WJCT, November 29th 2018
Fort Lauderdale shifts gears to clear large homeless camp downtown 
November 26th 2018
Most and Least Affordable Cities in Florida for Homeowners & Renters 
November 2018
Couch surfing hides homelessness: Guestview 
Pensacola News Journal, July 19, 2018
Roving psychiatrists among recommendations for West Palm homeless 
Palm Beach Post, July 14, 2018
State Budget Glitch Could Doom Homeless Money
Panama City News Herald - June 17, 2018
Count of Central Florida's homeless youth reveals 'hidden' population 
Orlando Sun-Sentinel - April 10, 2018
Key to Attainable Housing is Community Cooperation
Southwest Florida News-Press, April 12, 2018
Lawyers are helping homeless youths 
Miami Herald, April 11, 2018
Providing Homeless Veterans with Housing Works 
Gainesville Sun, February 23, 2018
Florida Facing Affordable Housing Crisis
WLRN News, February 1, 2018
Study: Housing the Homeless Can Drastically Cut the Government's Health Care Costs December 6, 2017

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Stigma Against Gay People Can Be Deadly 
New York Times, October 2018
Take proactive steps to avoid LGBT discrimination lawsuits
Benefits Pro August 3, 2018 
New pediatric initiative in Jacksonville geared toward LGBT community
Florida Times Union June 12, 2018
Hud Accused Of Systematically Removing LGBT People From Homeless And Housing Decisions: Lawsuit
 Newsweek, March 1, 2018

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Hurricane Evacuees

PanCare ‘tent clinic’ in full swing 
Dothan Eagle, November 23rd 2018
Exodus From Puerto Rico: A Visual Guide 
CNN, February 21, 2018


Food Insecure

Proposed SNAP Changes Could Devastate the Food Insecure and Our Ability to Feed Them
In a land of plenty, a food bank and a health insurer team up to take on food insecurity
Statnews November 22, 2017



The Battle Quietly Brewing Over Privatization Of Veterans’ Health Care 
Kaiser Health News, November 2018
VA reverses plan to cut homeless veteran housing program after outrage
The Hill, December 7, 2017
A Veteran’s Guide to Navigating Healthcare After Services 
The Week November 27, 2017

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Justice Involved

Stealing a phone in Florida can be a life-changing felony. Big retail companies want to keep it that way
Tampa Bay Times, April 2nd 2019