Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • It’s Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Are you getting involved?
  • There’s good news and bad news: homelessness among veterans is dropping, but barriers still remain in the effort to solve the problem of veteran homelessness: http://wapo.st/PRRJeI
  • Cool article about our new neighborhood – an Anacostia resident writes about his hopes for the future of the community:  http://wapo.st/T4H3dh
  • Approximately 70,000 homeless people nationwide were expected to have voted in last week’s election: http://bit.ly/RF0mrq
  • Montgomery County Maryland Homeless Resource Day provided free eye exams and vision care for people who are homeless: http://sacb.ee/WaXI0Q

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