Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • In honor of Veteran’s Day, a study about veterans who are homeless – on average they stay homeless longer than others: http://nyti.ms/v9a6cm. You can listen to an NPR story about this here: NPR http://n.pr/sONcyC. Plus, a Washington post article on a program to support homeless veterans in the DC suburbs: http://wapo.st/rRCgxe
  • A more comprehensive way to measure poverty reveals that more Americans are struggling than we thought. http://wapo.st/skvDfI
  • Will budget cuts threaten mental health care in your state? http://abcn.ws/voYvn8
  • Many people have been unemployed for so long they’re no longer eligible to receive unemployment… and millions more may see their unemployment benefits expire soon: http://bit.ly/uSKJEk

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