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New York City Homelessness in a Bind
According to Nan Roman, president of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, the homelessness in New York City is no easy fix. Roman explains what the homelessness system can do is resolve...more



The Invisible Boys of St. Francis: Under 30 and Homeless
According to a 2011 Homelessness Resource Center study, 23.5 percent of homeless are teens and young adults. These teens and young adults are largely invisible, buried beneath the visible homeless...more

Senate Approves Bill in Adding Members to the Interagency Council on Homelessness
The Senate passes a bill decreeing the addition of three members in the Interagency Council on Homelessness. To join the Council, one should be a ProvidenceVeterans Administration Medical Center...more

Major Cities Witness Recent Homeless Growth
According the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, New York City and Los Angeles both account for one-fifth of the nation's homeless population. Both cities have witnessed significant...more

Nashville Coalition for the Homeless Pays Tribute to Re-New Volunteers
Nashville Coalition for the Homeless presents with the Phyllis M. Frank Volunteer Award to local volunteers Julie Davis and Cheryl Hays of Re-New, a program at the YWCA of Nashville & Middle...more

Local Housing Agencies Receive Federal Funding to Fight Homelessness
A federal funding valued over $181,780 will be awarded to local housing agencies to help homeless families and individuals get housing support and shelter. The federal funds come from the United...more

Eye-Opening Videos Show Real Deal Behind Social Work Field
The state Department of Health and Human Services produced a series of videos showcasing what working in health and human services is really like. The real deal behind these videos exposes high...more

Knoxville Organizations Help Homeless Kids and Their Families
Organizations across Knoxville-Knox County are pitching in to help homeless children and their families cope with their current situation. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness,...more

HomeStart Sets to End Homelessness
HomeStart, a nonprofit organization, works to end homelessness in the Greater Boston area. HomeStart officials lead the organization to help homeless individuals, families and veterans. The...more






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A Blended Learning Program in Social Enterprise

As The Guardian creates a blended learning programme in social enterprise, people are invited to shape their ideas through sharing their thoughts via an online survey.




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