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Crime and the Homeless

Is there crime associated with the homeless in Burien? Absolutely!! Is it everyone? Absolutely not. Are there ways to reduce crime among the homeless? Absolutely!

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Collaboration-Working Together Regarding Homelessness

What would happen if Burien residents, businesses, churches, government agencies non-profits, homeless worked together on the homelessness problem? Amazing things could happen.

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The Homeless and Police

Should it be controversial to talk about the police helping people who want help and targeting those who do not?

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Needles in Parks, Minimal Cost Solutions: Part Three

Sharp containers are not a fix-all but they are part of the solution for needles in the park.

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Needles in Parks, Minimal Cost Solutions: Part Four

Residents, citizens need to do what they can to take control of their community and making it safe. If that means they collect and dispose of drug paraphernalia themselves, that is what citizens do for their community.

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Needles in Parks, Minimal Cost Solutions: Part Two

There is a way to actually help solve the problem of needles in public places. A way most people never think of that can actually change the lives of those doing drugs. it occurs by working together to reach out and minister to addicts and the homeless.

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Good for the Community or the Homeless?

Are unsanctioned tent cities, encampments good for society or the homeless? If not, why are citizens supporting them? Can a person be against them and be compassionate? Absolutely! Being against them is compassion.

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Needles at Park, Minimal Cost Solutions: Part One

Do you want less drug paraphernalia in public places? Are you willing to do your part in solving this problem? If so there are minimal cost solutions that can actually reduce addicts on the streets and homelessness.

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Testimonial-Roger Inspires Colby

A changed life can give hope to another person. Drug addicts that have been transformed by the power of God have the greatest influence on the lives of those still struggling with addiction.

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