Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • Down for the Count: The U.S. Census Bureau’s Failure to Count America’s Homeless. http://tinyurl.com/y79ey3c
  • Harsh economic times are bringing a disturbing change to the face of homelessness in Michigan. What used be a demographic dominated by men, is now effecting woman and children at an alarming rate. http://tinyurl.com/y4hhbk9
  • Residents of Camden, NJ, Tent City may be ousted- no where to go and not enough shelter space available. http://tinyurl.com/y42c9jw UPDATE: Those who are homeless and residing in “city” given reprieve, allowed to remain. http://tinyurl.com/y3o3565
  • Commentary on how New York City has announced that it is going to charge homeless people for staying in city housing shelters http://bit.ly/9IFwWD
  • In other New York news, NYC is planning to require more homeless families to get jobs in order to qualify for rent subsidies… http://tinyurl.com/yypt3rp
  • Lawsuit in Pennsylvania helps boost school access for homeless students: http://bit.ly/arCpMJ
  • Apartments fill gap for teens who age out of foster care http://bit.ly/bYldIA
  • The twenty Georgetown law students in the Community Justice Project will take on a variety of cases – some might work on getting HIV patients medicine while others might help homeless people find housing. http://tinyurl.com/ybt5zlq
  • CA court rules that property owners have right to not accept Section 8 vouchers from low-income tenants http://bit.ly/aaZ8qO
  • A New York Times Op-ed questions whether the old welfare system is fulfilling its mission in these tough economic times. http://nyti.ms/9ned5d
  • From homeless to advocate for the homeless- read J.D.’s inspirational story! http://tinyurl.com/yyk626b

**In Calvary news- check out the photos from last week’s Washington Area Women’s Foundation Site Visit here. We’ve also been highlighted in their most recent newsletter! (sign up to read here) Thanks WAWF!

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