Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Jobs have been in the news a lot lately. Here’s Mayor Gray’s plan to create more employment opportunities in the District: http://wapo.st/qUq3a8.
  • Poverty in the U.S. is growing, what does this mean for homelessness? http://wapo.st/q3HMkJ
  • The state of care for people with mental illnesses in DC: http://wapo.st/pIhadP
  • It’s back to school time! But with family homelessness growing, there are many children who don’t have a stable place to go home to when they leave school: http://huff.to/oqduhy

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