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Annotated Bibliography

Primary Sources
"Homelessness: An American Crisis (2011)." YouTube. YouTube, 20 Jan. 2011. Web. 08 Dec. 2013. <>. This video gives us insight on people's true opinions as to whether or not it is the government's responsibility to take care of the homeless. "Part C - Homeless Education." Part C - Homeless Education. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2013. <>. This act covers the topic of education for homeless children and secures their rights of entitlement to an education. "Homeless Children: Update on Research, Policy, Programs, and Opportunities." Homeless Children: Update on Research, Policy, Programs, and Opportunities. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2013. < homelesschildrenroundtable/index.shtml>. These two pictures portray studies based on children. 11 studies reviewed by Buckner examined childrens mental health and behavior. Nine studies used maternal reports of both internalizing symptoms (such as depression and anxiety) and externalizing symptoms on the Child Behavior Checklist. "Los AngelesCommunity Action Network." Los Angeles Community Action Network. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2013. <>. This article discussed the A5 act, which secured homeless peoples rights if they had a mental illness or too low of an income. This helped us understand more what the government does for the homeless. Tassoni, Lynch, Jabour, Doyle, and Doy. "Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act." N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Jan. 2012. <>. This Bill of Rights was a major source for us because it listed the rights of the homeless and we could refer back to it when we were unsure of something.

Secondary Sources
Anonymous. "Obama administration announces more than $83.5 million to continue helping homeless persons and families in Illinois." Chicago Defender. 15 May. 2013: 11. eLibrary. Web. 09 Dec. 2013. This article states that the HUD has awarded a generous amount of money to rebuild houses in Illinois. This was helpful in making the improvements page on our website.

Culhane, Dennis P., Metraux, Stephen.. "Rearranging the Deck Chairs or Reallocating the Lifeboats?: Homelessness Assistance and Its Alternatives." Journal of the American Planning Association. 01 Jan. 2008: 111. eLibrary. Web. 15 Oct. 2013. This article talks about the needed services for homeless people who have suffered from health issues and/or low income. This was used when we talked about the rights of homeless people.

Nelligan, Jeff. "Federal Laws Related to Foster Care Adoption." Federal Laws Related to Foster Care Adoption. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2013. <>. This website discussed the different rules regarding foster care for homeless children. There are different circumstances that decipher if a child should enroll in foster care. The information on this website helped us when we were writing about childrens rights.

Swick, J, Kevin.. "The Dynamics of Families Who Are Homeless: Implications for Early Childhood Educators." Childhood Education 3(2004):116.eLibrary. Web. 15 Oct. 2013. This article discussed the impact of homelessness on women and children. According to statistics, over 50 percent of homeless population is families. On the page discussing homeless children, the information from this article helped us put together our facts.

Vitullo-Martin, Julia. "Homeless in America." Wall Street JournalJan 18 2007. ProQuest. Web. 9 Dec. 2013 .

This article discusses the probable causes for homelessness in America. For males it was said that mental illness due to drug use was a leading cause found. It helped u to understand more how people could become homeless.