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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…
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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…
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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/YJMTCL How the Affordable Care Act will help incre…
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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 for homelessness, hunger, and jobs: http://bit.ly/1…
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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 inspiring story about how a mental illness diagnosis di…
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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
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
HUD reports steady overall homelessness rates from 2011 to 2012, though numbers of homeless in DC have been continually growing over the last few years: http://nyti.ms/XJPfm2 Good news – the number of homeless veterans continues to drop: http://wa…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
There’s been a recent drop in government donations to food banks, what does this mean for hungry families during the holiday season? http://wapo.st/S7BuZD Domestic violence arrests rise in the District and Northern Virginia: http://bit.ly/WrMQr0 T…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Next week is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Are you getting involved? How will the ‘fiscal cliff’ affect local nonprofits? http://wapo.st/Tw0klg Study on the poverty gap between men and women finds: “women in the U.S. were more likely…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
We’re so grateful to our amazing staff who stayed at our programs during this week’s storm to make sure women at Calvary were safe and sound. Here’s a story about some of the other local organizations that offered food and shelter throughout H…
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