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Supportive Housing and Homelessness
In an opinion piece in the Monroe Monitor, a newsweekly in Monroe Washington, Holly Gearheart asks how the concept of ensuring that everyone has a roof over his head can be so controversial. She...more



Soup and Substance Event Addresses Homelessness on MLK Day
The Soup and Substance event, sponsored by the Office of Diversity Education and Multicultural Academic Students at CMU, is a gathering involving graduate students who volunteer to serve food and...more

An Act to Support Homeless Shelters: Both Sections Should Be Passed
The L.D. 1717, An Act to Support Homeless Shelters, a bill proposed by Lewiston Democratic Sen. Margaret Craven, is comprised of two sections. The first section proposes funding for homeless youth...more

Homeless Coalition Taps Into $100 Million to Build Affordable Housing
A West-Central Minnesota homeless coalition taps into a $100 million state grant to address homelessness in the area and build affordable housing. According to Rhonda Otteson, southwest regional...more

A Glimple of Homelessness in the United Kingdom
This article provides a glimpse of the homelessness issue in the U.K. But now with job insecurity, increased living costs, and welfare reform all beginning to take its toll, more and more people...more

Homeless Student Rate Reaches 1.1 Million
According to new data from the U.S. Department of Education, the number of homeless students has raised to record 1.1 million. States with the highest growth rate of homeless children include...more

Bound for Success Kids Make Sweet Treats
Recently, Bound for Success kids learned how to churn ice cream and make crispy treats, which affords them a fun break from the usual shelter food. The kids got to customize their sweet treats by...more

Metro Vancouver Sees Rise of Homeless Seniors as Alarming Trend
Vancouver's steering committee on homelessness sees the emergence of homeless seniors a serious issue. The eighth annual Homeless Action Week this year puts a spotlight on the "hidden homeless"...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

State Grants more than $200,000 Awarded to Three Housing and Service Programs
A total of $243,000 in state funds is being awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to three housing and service programs serving the Wyoming area. The grants will be used...more







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