Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • “The percentage of women among sheltered veterans increased by 1.8 percentage points between 2010 and 2011 and by 2.3 percentage points since 2009.” http://huff.to/15CgTT9
  • Today we celebrate International Women’s Day! How are you getting involved? Here are some things happening around the D.C. area: http://wapo.st/Yh4QVi
  •  D.C. is not the only city where homelessness has been growing lately. New York City has seen a massive surge in the need for services lately: http://bit.ly/YHHE5A
  • So many stigmas about mental illness persist, and people continue to be treated unfairly because of their illnesses. How do we fix this? http://huff.to/16ebrqZ

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