Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

***It’s been a busy week at Calvary with all our Hope Awards Dinner preparations and post-event follow-up-Here are some pictures from the event! Check back next week for a recap of the night.

  • Seven out of Ten New Yorkers believe that the city government isn’t doing enough to reduce homelessness. http://bit.ly/9opq61
  • Florida joins a handful of other states, such as Maryland and Maine, in defining attacks against those who are homeless as hate crime law. The law is set to take effect Oct. 1. http://www.wesh.com/news/23609403/detail.html
  • From the Center for American Progress: Why Do We Need to Extend Unemployment Insurance and TANF Emergency Funds Again? http://bit.ly/9LHCvc

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