Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • Today, April 9th, is Global Health Day! This is an interesting editorial piece on not forgetting about the importance of mental health when raising global health awareness. http://tinyurl.com/y47ce2f
  • After losing her job, Shay Kelley visited 50 states in 50 weeks to help the homeless: http://ow.ly/1w9Qp
  • Unemployment rates in the D.C. region stabilized at 6.9% in February: http://bit.ly/97n1Vk
  • “Homelessness is having no place to hang your hat” Great piece from formerly homeless person! http://bit.ly/9NKM1l
  • Similar to what we have posted about in San Francisco previously, social service providers are reaching out to those who are homeless and seeking sanctuary in Chicago libraries. http://tinyurl.com/yg6q7vw
  • Because of a $45 million budget gap, the New York City Housing Authority may have to revoke rental-assistance vouchers from more than 10,000 low-income tenants, a drastic move that could cause families to lose their apartments. http://nyti.ms/cJF50i
  • It is estimated that women represent as much as 50% of the homeless population in the United States and that the fastest growing segment of the homeless population is female-headed families. http://bit.ly/cvtkoD

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