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Gov. Malloy Vows to End Veteran Homelessness by 2016
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy commits to ending homelessness for veterans by 2016. According to the Governor, his budget covers funding for a new security deposit assistance program to help...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

San Jose to Transform Hotels and Motels Into Transitional Housing for Homeless
San Jose city officials aim to stop prostitution on South First Street by converting the hotels and motels surrounding the area into a housing community for the homeless. The city council has...more

New Effort to End Homelessness among Veterans in Connecticut
A coalition of groups ranging from homeless shelters to the Connecticut Department of Labor planned a statewide action to end homelessness among veterans in the state. According to Greg Behrman of...more

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

Homelessness Count in America Silently Drops, So Too It Will Quietly Rise Up
There has been a tremendous drop of homelessness in the US. However, despite its quiet descent, there is a possibility that it will also silently go up. Major intervention is needed in order to...more

Alaska Nonprofits Receive Federal Funding To Help Fight Off Veteran Homelessness
Two Alaska nonprofits have garnered $768,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help reduce veteran homelessness. The funding was released through VA's...more

New El Paso Montecillo Development Geared for Senior Citizens
A Montecillo Development in west El Paso is intended for the area's senior citizens. Geared for adults aged 55 and older, this smart growth project is designed as an urban apartment living for...more

Veterans Affairs to Extend Grant Program for Homeless Vets
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that a grant program aimed at reducing homelessness among veterans is to be extended. VA has been kicking up funding to the Support Services...more

Nebraska Sees Rising Progress in Child Welfare
Children and Family Services (CFS) in the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services aims to return children in state custody safely to their families. Thanks to CFS, Nebraska is seeing...more






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Ethical Fashion Social Enterprise Empowers a Generation of African Women

Ethical Fashion Social Enterprise Empowers a Generation of African Women
Dsenyo, founded and designed by Marissa Perry Saints, seeks to help women and artisans working...



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