Essay on homeess in america

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Homeless in America

Homeless in America
When we are little we never see ourselves being homeless, we only have dreams of having a good life that has family, love, lots of money, nice cars, and big houses; we never think maybe we might end up homeless with nothing but the clothes on your back. Being American and in “the land of opportunity” we see and hear of endless possibilities, but everyone does not get to enjoy the possibilities because the possibilities are not really endless. Homelessness in America is a persistent, complex, and widely-occurring problem that incorporates many economic, social, and psychological dimensions. After years of war and economic decline, the ranks of the homelessness have grown to include
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Most of the programs available from non-profit organization that take donations of food, clothes, and money. Individual behaviors also prohibits them from finding jobs that will hire them like some places at least want you to have a high school diploma or GED, some people like teen mother who have to drop out to take care of their children. Having a criminal background can also prevent one from getting a job; when people check backgrounds they jump to conclusions on what type of person you are in the details are embarrassing to the company even if it was in the past and you changed your life over. Or you could be in your thirties and have no job experience at all; some jobs expect you to already be trained in people skills, typing just common things.
Perspectives of virtue ethics and distributive, commutative, and retributive justice also has its place with the homeless problem. Virtue ethics applies to the moral character as a base for one's choices and actions if we make decisions in our lives we have to deal with the consequences later on in life. Sometimes we fall victims of circumstance being in the wrong place and time can cause us to fall into a criminal situation. Stealing from a job knowing its wrong and confessing with a guilty mindset is right to do but a company would still fire you because against their policy of taking something without paying for something. Being a