Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • An interesting opinion piece on best way to shelter those who are homeless: If we care about reducing number of people experiencing homelessness, must focus on permanent housing http://bit.ly/9FULZk
  • Social Security lifted 435,000 people out of poverty in DC, MD, & VA. http://bit.ly/9onms3
  • Killing of those who are homeless have risen to their highest level in a decade, with 43 people killed last year and many more injured in often brutal attacks. http://nyti.ms/avTM7S
  • Here is Change.org ‘s commentary on the increased rates of violence against those who are homeless: http://ow.ly/2seC4
  • New applications for unemployment insurance reached the half-million mark last week-highest level since November 2009 http://huff.to/cuqfpK
  • Without Identification, People Can’t get off Streets: ID clinic was started in Central Florida. We need more of these. http://huff.to/brXxzg

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