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Photo Project Brings Awareness about the Homeless
A photo project coordinates a homeless man with Oklahoma Gazette, Upward Transitions and Curbside Chronicle to help the community experience a new side of Oklahoma City. Ranya Forgotson, editor of...more



Project Homeless Connect Offers Services to Needy Individuals and Families
Project Homeless Connect, a one-day event, catered to the needy by providing them financial assistance, legal help, medical and dental care, employment help and options to collect important personal...more

Homeless Veterans Talk on Curbing Addiction Issues
Helping Up Mission, a Baltimore homeless shelter that provides housing, food and services to help its 500 members shake their long-term addictions, holds its Veterans Day steak dinner to thank the...more

Young Professionals to Fill Homeless Shoes for One Fundraising Night
A homeless shelter in New York City, Covenant House, is planning a fundraiser. But, here's the catch: Young professionals will get to experience being homeless for that one night. Willing...more

Support for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Drops Again
The Administration for Children and Families released a report that shows state funding support for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and related state maintenance of effort (MOE)...more

Rehabilitation Support for Homeless Women Veterans
The Department of Veteran's Affairs exposes a staggering number of former female soldiers becoming homeless by the day. Most of these female veterans now inhabit friends' houses, cars and...more

Study Shows Outbreak of the Great Recession Lead to Harsh Parenting
A study conducted by scholars at New York University, Columbia University, Princeton University, and Pennsylvania State University's College of Medicine finds that the onset of the Great Recession,...more

Debunking Common Homeless Youth Myths
Father Chris Riley, CEO and founder at Youth Off The Streets, breaks down core myths about homeless youth. Marking Youth Homelessness Matters Day on April 9, Riley asserts that breaking down...more

A Five-Component Plan to Ending Homelessness
The United to End Homelessness coalition will release its "Roadmap to Ending Homelessness," which present the reforms necessary to eradicate homelessness in the city. There are five feasible...more

Low-Income Working Families Project on Nonstandard Work Schedules and Well-being
In a paper by United Institute, a nonprofit policy research and educational organization, author Maria Enchautegui describes the consequences of nonstandard work hours (6 pm to 6 am Monday through...more






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Sustainable Principles for an Innovating Nigeria
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) released the Nigerian Sustainable Banking Principles, an agreement signed...



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