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The Future of PDO

Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. The same can be said about Raghad Alaraj, President

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Homeless Employment

One of the main avenues to escape homelessness is to secure stable and meaningful employment. However, acquiring these positions is not that simple. Due to a combination of factors, many

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Dental Issues and Homelessness

People experiencing homelessness face several health issues and barriers that accompany these issues. A topic of concern that needs to be discussed are the dental issues and poor oral health

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Homeless Amongst the Elderly

It’s no question that the U.S. population is aging. The U.S. census bureau has released data that shows the rapid increase of the 65 and older population in the United

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Youth Homelessness

Homelessness can be a difficult experience for many individuals caught in its grip. However, homelessness can be even more detrimental to youths, which include children and young adults. Annually, there

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Homelessness is a Public Health Issue

Public health encompasses a range of social, economic, and environmental issues and homelessness is no exception. In order to understand how homelessness is related to public health, we must first

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Resources for the Homeless

What is the best way to help the homeless? What resources are out there to help alleviate their burden? It’s common to wonder how to effectively help the homeless population.

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Diabetes In Homelessness

On Sunday, December 12th, 2021, Project Downtown Orlando (PDO) and the American Muslim Community Clinics (AMCC) held another mobile healthcare event. This is the third time the two organizations have

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Root Causes of Homelessness

During any given night, there are around 2,000 homeless individuals in Central Florida. This population includes men, women, and children across many different backgrounds. The cause of their homelessness is

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PDO + AMCC Free Health Clinic

  On Sunday, September 19th, 2021, Project Downtown Orlando (PDO) held a special service at the Christian Service Center in Downtown Orlando. In partnership with American Muslim Community Clinics (AMCC),

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Sponsorship

As a NonProfit Organization, Project Downtown Orlando operates with the help of our generous sponsors. Whether one belongs to a larger corporation or wants to make a contribution as an

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COVID-19 and Homelessness

As many states in the U.S. began to remove COVID-19 restrictions and attempt to return to a sense of normalcy, things were starting to look up. However, there has recently

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Health Disparities in the Homeless

Research has drawn attention to the disproportionate association between health disparities and homelessness. In some cases, poor living standards can worsen health conditions, while in other cases, health issues can

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Welcome to The PDO Blog

Welcome! Thank you for tuning in to the Project Downtown Orlando Blog Page! Project Downtown Orlando Inc. (PDO) was established as a 501(c)3 Nonprofit organization in the early months of

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