Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • In California, the state fails to prepare Foster Youth for Adulthood. “From Foster Children to Homeless Adults” http://tinyurl.com/2cs25p6
  • From the Washington Post- “Federal funds to jump-start stalled D.C. housing project” http://bit.ly/bOYcYl
  • Unemployed homeowners struggling to pay mortgages will get extra help from Making Home Affordable Program. http://bit.ly/bahNkt
  • Medicaid expansion will make up to 4.5 million low-income women eligible for health insurance http://bit.ly/9MxaQt
  • From Homeless to Homeless Advocate in DC-a new contributor at Change.org http://cot.ag/99flxm
  • New approach to emergency housing urged. A Boston nonprofit focused on ending homelessness is launching a campaign today to push the state Legislature to limit the amount of time families live in emergency shelters and free up funding to help them move to permanent homes. http://bit.ly/9iMDqx
  • Outdoor deaths are mounting among those who are homeless in Anchorage, Alaska.   http://bit.ly/9JLdJf

**Calvary’s Hope Awards Dinner is less than a week away! It’s not too late to join, hope to see you all there. It’s going to be a great event for a great cause. bit.ly/aqstzd

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