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Homeless Hands That Help
The Ross County Men's Homeless Shelter introduces its Homeless Hands That Help work program to provide homeless men a chance to help in the community while earning money for themselves and a...more



What’s Outsourcing Public Services Got to Do with Social Innovation?
Social Spider CIC director David Floyd wonders how delivering existing public services more cheaply can work towards social innovation. Floyd delves into issues concerning policy-level...more

The Zombie Lie That Housing Subsidies Lead to Homelessness Growth
There is a proven research that housing subsidies successfully reduce homelessness among children and families, contradicting the "zombie lie" long maintained by the Bloomberg administration...more

The 411 on Homelessness
Homelessness is ever-growing. This 411 on homelessness provides facts and key findings about the homeless in America. According to various homeless agencies and organizations in America, there is...more

Project Homeless Connect: One-Stop Shop for Health and Housing Services
Contra Costa Health Services holds Project Homeless Connect, a "one-stop shop" of available health, housing and social services for Contra Costa County's homeless. The eighth annual event...more

Benefit Walk for Homeless Families
The second annual Benefit Walk for Homeless Families will be held on Fairgrounds Road, behind Riverside Church in Hamilton on May 3. The event's participants will be walking to benefit the...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

HHSentrepreneurs Program Needs Social Innovators
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the need for social entrepreneurs and innovators as applicants fr its HHSentrepreneurs Program. The program partners...more

Higlands College Students Devise Dream Kitchen for People with Disabilities
Highlands College construction technology students have used their design skills to devise a luminous new dream kitchen built for the disabled at the Silver Bow Developmental Disabilities Council in...more

Looking at the Budget for Educating Kids with Special Needs
Local legislators from the Southwestern Vermont Supervisory Union and Bennington Economic Development Partners met with economic development and school officials at a legislative breakfast to discuss...more






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The Hermit House for Sustainable Dwelling

The Hermit House for Sustainable Dwelling
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