Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • The number of students who are homeless in one DC suburb is expected to reach new record of 2,500 students as homelessness grows: http://wapo.st/RWJrCk
  • A local rabbi and pastor weigh in about the rise of homeless families in DC, and the scarcity of housing for them:  http://wapo.st/QNbvUh
  • When can peer pressure be a good thing?… When it’s about getting teens to volunteer! http://bit.ly/Rk5oJj
  • As Domestic Violence Awareness Month comes to close, here’s a look at some recent data about domestic violence in the U.S.: http://bit.ly/TaSsU1
  • “The majority of Americans diagnosed with mental disorders are not dangerous. They are more likely to be victims than to victimize.” http://wapo.st/Szt4ch

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