Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • The Department of Veteran Affairs has acknowledged that women are nearly four times as likely as men to end up homeless. From NPR “Female Veterans Struggle To Stay Off Streets” http://n.pr/9kx8AI
  • A blog from Arianna Huffington at The Huffington Post- The Unemployment Benefits Stalemate: Our Broken Politics on Full Display. http://huff.to/c0cpHa
  • From the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Using TANF Emergency Funds to Help Prevent and Address Family Homelessness http://bit.ly/csZwWL
  • Administration Announces More than $550 Million to Help Very Low-Income Elderly & Persons with Disabilities http://ow.ly/2aojf
  • From the San Francisco Chronicle “Feds focus on families in new homeless plan” http://bit.ly/cMD2Eg
  • “TANF Emergency Fund Jobs Provide an Alternative to Welfare” on Off The Charts http://bit.ly/bsc7cL
  • Extension of unemployment pay should be Congress’ priority- from the Washington Post http://bit.ly/bf77o2
  • Five myths about America’s homeless (also from the Washington Post): http://bit.ly/9gP1zW

**Calling all yogis (beginners to advanced)! Join volunteers, supporters and other friends of Calvary for an all levels yoga class to benefit Calvary. THIS SATURDAY 7/17 (tomorrow!) from 10:15 to 11:45 AM at Stroga in Adams Morgan.  It’s a “pay what you can” class- all proceeds will directly support Calvary’s programs. For more information visit Stroga’s webiste: www.stroga.com

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