Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Arlington’s 10-year plan to end homelessness: http://wapo.st/HDOmyo
  • “The United States has one of the world’s highest rates of volunteerism” – interesting article about why helping others makes us happy: http://bit.ly/HulfUs
  • More and more female veterans are experiencing homelessness, but available housing falls short of the growing need: http://cbsn.ws/Ij1Gwl
  • Over the last year, the DC region gained 36,900 jobs: http://wapo.st/ICnzn5

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