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Fresno City Plans to Spend $1 Million for Homeless
Fresno City plans to spend $1 million this year for rental assistance for the homeless. Plans were discussed during a two-hour workshop on homelessness. A coordinated effort between nonprofits,...more



Flood Devastates Homeless People in Colorado Springs
Homeless people in Colorado Springs lost everything they owned due to the recent catastrophic flooding along a stretch of Fountain Creek from Manitou Springs to southeast Colorado Springs. The...more

Bloomberg Caught Deriding Rise in Homelessness
Philanthropist and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg shirks at the responsibility for the increase of homelessness under his tenure. The Mayor says even the rich can get free housing support and...more

Courses Students Take Influence the Friendships They Make
A national study spearheaded by a Michigan State University researcher finds out how teens are really choose their friends and niche at school. It's revealed that courses students take profoundly...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

Moms Still Spend Most Free Time on Parenting Activities
According to a new study, in dual-career couples, mothers still carry the additional parenting burden during a child's first year even though results showed that both mothers and fathers were highly...more

Recurring Intimate-Partner Violence Drops through Mandatory Community Intervention Program
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill claim that mothers who completed a mandatory community intimate-partner violence (IPV) program were less prone to be re-victimized and...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

Governor Corbett Announces $250,000 Grant to Support Housing Modifications for People with Disabilities
Pennsylvania Governor Corbett and his administration offer a $250,000 Keystone Communities Accessible Housing grant to the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (RAAC) to fund home...more

Employed Homeless New Yorkers
The New York Times article by Mireya Navarro illustrates struggling working people who hold one or two jobs, but are homeless and living in shelters. According to City data gathered by the...more






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