March 8, 2013

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 Inte…
March 1, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

“A shortage of affordable housing for larger families with four or more children is a big factor behind crowded conditions at the District’s main family homeless shelter…” http://wapo.st/…
February 22, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

A source of stress-relief for the 600 homeless children at D.C. General shelter: http://wapo.st/WLMLB3 A “history” of homelessness in D.C.: http://wapo.st/XKyPVl What the sequestration may mean f…
February 15, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Hot topic this week: Homeless children and families in DC and around the country. Washington Post’s two-part feature on the 600 kids living at the D.C. General shelter (http://wapo.st/VPEwBB) and ho…
February 8, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

“Many fewer families have been placed in hotels this winter versus last winter,” but struggles for homeless families in D.C. still persist: http://wapo.st/YZxvnY New study finds that smoking rate…
February 1, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Cool business model – this bike rack business in Cleveland employs men who are homeless to help give them a fresh start: http://bit.ly/XNru70 “Successful and Schizophrenic:” one woman’s inspi…
January 29, 2013

The Dangers of Hypothermia

Men and women who are homeless are vulnerable on the streets in so many ways. They may suffer from untreated medical conditions, hunger, or even become the victims of violence. But the winter months p…
January 18, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

For the first time in more than six years, the unemployment rate for adult women has surpassed that for adult men: http://nyti.ms/XDmsAr Colder weather in the southwest means more people are seeking…
January 4, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

The cold winter temperatures present a real danger to men and women who are homeless: http://bit.ly/VyAtd1 A different kind of “resolution” for the new year: http://huff.to/UJ1CMa
December 28, 2012

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Holiday season brings rise in domestic violence: http://bit.ly/VCCfIn Unemployment rate drops in DC suburbs: http://bit.ly/YQ9rmS
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