August 16, 2013
Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News
- The Nation’s “This Week in Poverty” blog shares some of the written testimony submitted to the House Budget Committee by Tianna Gaines-Turner, whose family of five struggles to make ends meet and has experienced homelessness twice in the last two years.
- Science News takes a look at the debate among psychiatrists about whether borderline personality disorder should continue to be considered a mental illness.
- Rapper Nas was inspired to help one local homeless family – a single father with eight children – get back into stable housing. The Crowdtilt campaign started by the rapper has raised over $63,000.
(The Washington Post)