Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • In this San Francisco Gate piece, read how women find solace at the Mary Elizabeth Inn, a supportive housing program in SF:  http://bit.ly/aEVa1V
  • The Florida House voted 80-28 to add those who are homeless to the list of people protected under the hate crimes act.http://bit.ly/9QBRgL
  • April 20th was a day to end sexual violence. As this Change.org piece says, we need to seize every chance to raise awareness and promote prevention.  http://bit.ly/9uk8xU
  • HUD just released a proposal for a revised federal definition of homelessness  http://bit.ly/c6HVuA
  • Homeless Services Commissioner in New York, Robert V. Hess announced that he will leave his post after four years of overseeing one of the Bloomberg administration’s most demanding agencies.http://nyti.ms/9YShI9

**Calvary’s Ninth Annual Hope Awards Dinner, on May 18th, is less than one month away! Great venue, one-of-a-kind auction items and an inspirational honoree! Hope you all will join us: http://tinyurl.com/28jjhq5

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