Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • “A new study finds social media like Twitter and Facebook tear down economic and geographic barriers to help homeless people connect to their families and support networks.” http://wapo.st/NxaCO1
  • More on the challenges of students who are returning to school this fall while experiencing homelessness: http://bit.ly/QJE9Et
  • Older Americans are more and more likely to face food insecurity: http://huff.to/QTt0kx

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