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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



Sasha Bruce Youthwork Copes with Budget Reductions despite Rising Homeless Youth
Sasha Bruce Youthwork, shelter and counsel provider for homeless youth, has been stricken with budget cuts totaling more than $1.1 million within the previous year. The federal spending cuts were...more

Dedicated State Funding Source for Programs Would Help Florida Homeless
The Florida Association of Counties supports the creation of a dedicated state funding source to provide more shelters and services for the homeless. In its 2014 roster of proposed legislation, a...more

Homeless Summit to Help Get Veterans off the Streets
The Fresno Veteran's Administration Hospital held a Homeless Summit to help veterans get off the streets and integrate them back into society. Efforts to find veterans a place to live is greater...more

A Conservative State is Front Rank to Ending Homelessness by 2015
One U.S. state began providing free apartments to the homeless with no strings attached. As part of a welfare expansion, the state saw a 74 percent decline in homelessness. This state is none...more

Homelessness In Silicon Valley
Regardless of Silicon Valley being known as a place for opulent homes, talent and great jobs, the Valley has also failed to meet most of the basic needs of its residents, starting with food and...more

Vegetable Garden Offers Hope for Homeless in Palm Beach County
Palm Beach County's first homeless resource center in West Palm Beach, the Senator Philip D. Lewis Center, provides a donated garden from Home Depot employees where the homeless tends to an...more

Housing Assistance Council Releases Report on Counting Homeless on Native American Lands
In collaboration with the Center for Supportive Housing the Housing Assistance Council has released 'Homeless Counts on Native American Land: A Toolkit.' The unique conditions on Native American...more

Pittsburg Summit addresses Homelessness, centers on Best Practices
A three-day summit is held at Pittsburg to highlight the pressing issues of homelessness in the region. The summit included group role-playing exercises which participants learned about the many...more

Homelessness-to-Housing Strategy 2020
Coordinator of Micah Projects, Karyn Walsh, boosts the Queensland Government's Homelessness-to-Housing Strategy 2020. The strategy is released by Minister for Housing and Public Works, the Hon...more






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The Role Social Enterprise Play in Society

What are social enterprises’ role in society? The Guardian conducts a panel to answer and discuss this issue on 3 April at 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm.




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