Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • The White House reports on poverty: http://wapo.st/nV03z6
  • For some with mental illnesses, it’s not only finding a job – but finding the right job – that’s important: http://huff.to/s1IiXo
  • “Female veterans contend with the same stresses that can lead to homelessness among male veterans — brain injuries, drug and alcohol abuse, and PTSD. But many women also contend with sexual trauma, domestic abuse and pregnancy – often while trying to raise children alone”: http://lat.ms/oefo4Z
  • Could cuts to housing aid be in our future? http://nyti.ms/uGFr07
  • This week’s Washington Post article about how Occupy D.C. protestors are interacting with homeless individuals in the city: http://wapo.st/uDt8fr

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