Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Story of a homeless, single dad in DC – “if this is the process to simply cash a check when you’re without an anchor, imagine how hard it is to find work, housing and child care when your address is a shelter and a 1-year-old is clinging to your neck.” http://wapo.st/JxFxqF
  • NPR talks about the political controversy over the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which is set to expire this year: http://n.pr/JfK6uV
  • More mental health support for veterans on the horizon? http://wapo.st/JarCwB
  • “The number of female veterans has soared since 1990, from 4 percent of all veterans to 8 percent today, or about 1.8 million.” http://nyti.ms/HRh5qa

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