Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Story from the New York Times about how homelessness in American is changing: http://nyti.ms/zGHGwH
  • A California woman left a legacy to ensure people who were homeless in her community could get the support they needed: http://huff.to/ywRxBY
  • Homelessness puts people at risk in so many ways – a man in Northern Virginia died in a fire this week after trying to shelter himself in an abandoned building. http://wapo.st/wOf4CI
  • More on Congress’s re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act: http://huff.to/yYc3m9

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