March 15, 2013
Friday Round-up: this week in the news
- “Ten by 20. That’s the most ambitious goal laid out by the Comprehensive Housing Strategy Task Force…” Gray, Task Force Unveil Proposals for Affordable Housing (Washington City Paper) Also included: a PDF of the full report.
- “It’s estimated that 25% of American adults suffer from some form of mental illness each year.” Doctors Urge Mental Health Screenings with Physicals (USA Today)
- “A growing number of the nation’s homeless are reaching what’s called ‘premature old age.’ Like Tony and Andrea, they’re in their late 40s and 50s, but suffer from ailments more common for those in their 70s.” Health Problems Compound For Aging Homeless (NPR)
- “The aim is to identify women who may be in potentially fatal abusive relationships and connect them with law enforcement officers, prosecutors, court personnel and other service providers in a position to protect them.” Biden and Holder to Announce New Domestic Violence Initiative, Award Grants (The Washington Post)