Street Photography Essay – Homelessness in America

This street photography essay depicting homeless people, on the streets of America, was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Art Director and Street Photographer Paul Bielicky.

New York City

New York City

Click on the images to see more street photography projects by Paul Bielicky.

San Francisco

San Francisco

The America homeless population reached 578,424 in 2014, according to National Alliance to End Homelessness.  401,501 homeless in America find shelter every night.

Over 362,000 are individuals.  23% of these individuals have a disability condition and have been homeless for more than a year.  14% of these individuals are war veterans.

Homeless families account for almost 12% of the homeless population.  22% of these families have a person with disability or have been homeless for more than a year.

Graphics from “The State of Homelessness in American 2015” by the National Alliance to End Homelessness

Graphics from “The State of Homelessness in American 2015” by the National Alliance to End Homelessness

Graphics from “The State of Homelessness in American 2015” by the National Alliance to End Homelessness

Graphics from “The State of Homelessness in American 2015” by the National Alliance to End Homelessness

New York City

New York City

Click on the images to see more street photography projects by Paul Bielicky.

San Francisco

San Francisco

Click on the images to see more street photography projects by Paul Bielicky.

San Francisco

San Francisco

See also:

Russian Liberation of Europe Protest

May Day Protest

Occupy Vancouver

By Paul Bielicky

 


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