Politics & Policy

Homeless in Philadelphia

Posted on April 05, 2012
ag20120402_philadelphia_homeless_183_BW_Ass.jpg Ashley Gilbertson

Philadelphia's mayor recently announced a ban on serving food in city parks unless it's at a city-sanctioned event or the guests are family members. Advocates for the homeless say the new policies are a ploy to remove the homeless from areas frequented by tourists. Above, Leonard Sander, 71, a chronically homeless man, on 15th Street near Love Park in Philadelphia.

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