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How to Be a Better Neighbor to Homeless People

A guide to treating everyone who lives on your block with compassion

Matthew Gerring
Jun 19, 2018 · 11 min read
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Teach yourself to see homeless people as people

Understand how we got here, and that another world is possible

Resolve to stop calling the police, and stop giving the police more power

Advocate for homeless shelters and supportive housing in your backyard

Fight evictions of homeless people when there’s no alternative housing for them

So what about my neighbors?

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Matthew Gerring

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I'm a journalist and software engineer based in San Francisco, California, writing stories and code to help make better sense of the world.

Better Humans

Better Humans is a collection of the world's most trustworthy writing on human potential and self improvement by coaches, academics, and aggressive self-experimenters. Articles are based on deep personal experience, science, and research. No fluff, book reports, or listicles.

Matthew Gerring

Written by

I'm a journalist and software engineer based in San Francisco, California, writing stories and code to help make better sense of the world.

Better Humans

Better Humans is a collection of the world's most trustworthy writing on human potential and self improvement by coaches, academics, and aggressive self-experimenters. Articles are based on deep personal experience, science, and research. No fluff, book reports, or listicles.

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