Breaking the cycle of criminalizing the homeless


  • Sharon Smith


In this presentation, I will explain the root causes of homelessness, discus the repercussions of citations those without a home and give solutions how we can help instead of hinder them. I will discuss a creative way how I was able to get communities throughout the trip-state in helping to eliminate citations for those who are without support. I will explore some cities throughout the United States who has some kind of stipulations for those who are doing their best in trying to survive, and fulfill life basic necessities.

Author Biography

Sharon Smith

UC Blue Ash