Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

  • A Letter to the Editor from Senator Cardin, who chaired the recent hearing about hate crimes against homeless men & women: http://bit.ly/9ErypJ
  • With hypothermia season starting in just two weeks, D.C. is expecting a 10% increase in shelter need this winter. http://wapo.st/asfsjA
  • In a disturbing trend, Virginia sees an increase in murders stemming from domestic violence. http://bit.ly/9OhgQf
  • World Mental Health was celebrated across the globe on October 10th. This man’s story gives us an important message – don’t be ashamed to seek help. http://bit.ly/byrJt0

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