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California Development Initiative to Serve as Haven for Homeless Female Veterans
Volunteers of America are working to develop a complex geared for homeless female veterans, their children and families. The complex, which is sitting atop on a hill overlooking a butterfly...more



Homeless Summit Pinpoints Greater Communal Role
A summit with homeless liaisons recognizes ways and key solutions to bolster partnerships and coordinate services. However, a point that was touched on through the summit: how to make others aware...more

Former Orphan Equips Street Kids Nice, Safe Shelters
The ORPER (Oeuvre de Reclassement et de Protection des Enfants de la Rue), an organization based in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo and founded by a Catholic priest, is providing aid...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

Homelessness Rates Drops in Virginia
According to a report announced by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, there is a significant decline in state homelessness. The report shows overall homelessness has dropped by 16 percent. McDonnell's...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

Veterans Vulnerable to Losing Shelter
The Allied Veterans Center is seeking new donors since its source of funding, the Allied Veterans of the World, has been charged of illegal gambling. If the Center cannot find a donor, many...more

Football Tournament Tackles Homelessness and Addiction Recovery
The 'Homelessness to Recovery' football tournament is intended to help people recovering from addiction and homelessness. The tournament brought teams from across the North East area and even a...more

Homeless Coalition Supports Community Safety Act
Coalition for the Homeless strongly supports the inclusion of "housing status" in the proposed anti-profiling police reform legislation. The inclusion of housing status will score a point in...more





Social entrepreneurs Manjil Rana and Shin-chul Yoon founded the Maya Universe Academy as an answer to Nepal’s growing problems in its educational system.




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