Human Services, General/Other News
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Owner Mason Wartman of Rosa's Fresh Pizza urges customers to leave sticky notes of encouragement for the homeless after making $1 donations for slices of pizza.
The sticky notes used to be how...more
The Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program will be expiring on December 29. This will affect 1.3 million workers to lose their federal unemployment benefits.
Unemployment benefits are...more
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
New York City has announced the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), an anti-poverty and pro-work program, expansion plan for low-income workers without dependents.
Up to $2,000 in reimbursements is...more
Pioneer Human Services is a manufacturing enterprise of Pioneer Industries where it runs a diverse range of businesses to provide on-the-job training and work experience for people who have come out...more
Greg Kaufmann of the Nation lists down 12 things you can do to prevent poverty at this very moment. Kaufmann has reached out to a number of people and agencies who dedicate their lives to fighting...more
Annette March, founder and project director of the Not the Other: The Oral Histories of People Experiencing Homelessness, aims to banish misconceptions regarding Santa Cruz's homeless residents by...more
Tracy L. Wareing, Executive Director of American Public Human Services Association (APHSA), leads the Association's efforts to propel transformative innovations within the health and human services...more
Recently, Bound for Success kids learned how to churn ice cream and make crispy treats, which affords them a fun break from the usual shelter food.
The kids got to customize their sweet treats by...more
After serving in prison, inmates who get out of jail return to life of homelessness and burdening society with "victimless crimes" or more known as quality of life crimes.
These quality of life...more