Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • With community-based mental health resources still dwindling, who takes over? http://wapo.st/eWBbQF
  • Cutting jobs for low-income, elderly Americans could lead to rise in homelessness for a very vulnerable population: http://bit.ly/fMnT0F
  • Every year, thousands of people experience their first night homeless — here’s one story: http://huff.to/ezwT0Z

In other news, the Hope Awards Dinner is less than a month away! Buy your ticket here.  New silent auction items added this week… lunch with two former Washington Redskins players, a one-week stay at a New Jersey beach house, dance classes, and Nationals tickets!

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May 1, 2019

Sasha-Ann Simons, Reporter at WAMU, to Host t…

We are thrilled to have Sasha-Ann Simons, reporter at WAMU, hosting the 18th Annual Hope Awards Dinner. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 8th at the Capital Hilton from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. PUR…
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Clenitha Comes Home to Sister Circle

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Through Creativity, LaRonda Found Confidence

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