Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • In the DC area, “family homelessness is on the rise — straining services, filling shelters and forcing parents and their children to sleep in cars, parks, and bus and train stations” http://wapo.st/QQKtih. Are budget cuts to blame for empty beds?  http://wapo.st/RNhlIC
  • “National Homeless and Low-Income Voter Registration Week” in D.C. this week: http://bit.ly/QdkZdm
  • Wednesday was “World Homeless Day.” How did you take action? http://huff.to/UMutBK
  • Should we count people who are homeless? What’s your take? http://bit.ly/SLOjfa

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