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Stephen Kovash poses for a photo in the Plaza District, Friday, July 7, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC art community stalwart Stephen Kovash balances creativity with his work for the EPA

OKC art community stalwart Stephen Kovash balances creativity with his work for the EPA

Kovash spent part of his time homeless while growing up. He was legally emancipated from his family as a teenager.

Dan Staughan and Jerod Shadid at the Homeless Alliance, Thursday, June 22, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

The number of homeless families in Oklahoma has gone up

The 2017 Point-in-Time study showed that 118 families in Oklahoma City have no permanent place of residence.

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Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma receives grant to help veterans

The organization will use the funds from the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program to help homeless and imminently homeless veterans and their families.

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Mental Health Association Oklahoma collects needed items for homeless

MHAOK’s BetterBox Project raises community awareness about homelessness and offers housing assistance.

(Cover design: Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Poverty impacts disproportionate number of OKC residents

“If we aren’t willing to confront that we have suffering right under our noses, we are doing a huge disservice to our fellow citizens,” Mélon said.

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Commentary: Sidewalks for a sense of community

He put down his cup of coffee, looked me in the eye, and asked, “Wait. Do you mean literal sidewalks?” I did mean literal sidewalks. It was the Thursday of Holy Week, so I wore my pastor’s collar, something not ordinarily required by our Presbyterian tradition. This group gathered for coffee and to discuss race-related

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