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The Invisible Boys of St. Francis: Under 30 and Homeless
According to a 2011 Homelessness Resource Center study, 23.5 percent of homeless are teens and young adults. These teens and young adults are largely invisible, buried beneath the visible homeless...more



San Francisco: Funding for Homeless Should Increase
Marking the anniversary of San Francisco's Ten Year Plan to Abolish Chronic Homelessness, budget analysts learns that the city is spending a whopping $165 million on programs to fight homelessness...more

CHF Releases Statement on NYC\
The Coalition for the Homeless (CFH) shows its statement today in response to New York City's plans to kick out the Hurricane Sandy victims out of their hotel rooms by April's end. President of...more

Pictures of Hope Empower Homeless Kids
The Pictures of Hope photography program affords homeless children with cameras. Celebrity photographer Linda Solomon created Pictures of Hope in 2006 to help homeless children write down and then...more

Hike Fundraiser to Raise Homelessness Awareness
The annual Hike for the Homeless fundraising event by the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter (BAHS) brings hundreds of volunteers to walk through downtown Bangor to raise awareness for homeless people in...more

Mapping the Homelessness Problem in America
Nonprofits, designers, and technology specialists have gathered together at the recent Hack to End Homelessness event in Seattle to visualize and contextualize the homelessness problem across the...more

Connect Event Helps Thousands of People at Risk for Homelessness
Homeless Connect is a bi-annual, community-centered event that offers free services to homeless and at-risk individuals on a single location. The event was held Sunday and gathered up to 400...more

Milford Task Force to Fight Homelessness
The Circle of Light Homeless Ministry appealed to Milford officials about creating a task force to combat homelessness in the region. A task force has been established with different Milford City...more

Report Shows High Rates of Homelessness in Canada
According to two Canadian reports just recently released, rates of homelessness and poverty in the country are high. The findings state that homelessness and poverty often strikes indigenous and...more

Solutions to Combating Youth Homelessness: Housing and Work Stability
Youth homelessness can be fought in a two-way street: Providing long-term housing and employment. Housing advocates are pushing for housing services as well as programs to help homeless youth...more






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Establishing a Social Enterprise Curriculum


Several British colleges and universities have embraced social entrepreneurship in their curriculum. Pathik Pathak at Southampton have introduced n interdisciplinary module in Social Enterprise, which is open to students of all year groups and across all disciplines.




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