Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Domestic violence conference shares some disturbing stories – internationally and right here in DC: http://wapo.st/yeXnbv
  • The state of poverty in DC: “the District still holds a higher concentrated poverty rate than any state and ranks 10th-highest among the nation’s largest cities” – http://bit.ly/yPftt9
  • As family homelessness grows in the area, stories like this are becoming more and more common…here’s one local student experiencing homelessness, but still achieving his goals: http://bit.ly/xj4Jp8

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