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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

January 15, 2010
  • From over the weekend- one local woman’s experience with homelessness.
  • This past Monday was Human Trafficking Awareness Day. This blog explains a little bit more about what it is and how you can help.
  • An article in response the the New York Times report featured last week: “TANF programs are simply not responding adequately to the recession”
  • Libraries are often safe havens for those living on the streets, and the San Francisco library just became the first to hire a social worker-
  • This blog from the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida gives a great synopsis of the National Coalition for the Homeless’s report on winter homeless services across the United States.
  • Demand overwhelms programs to prevent homelessness
  • One local GWU student, and a volunteer at Miriam’s Kitchen, is conducting her own research on DC’s homeless, which she will be presenting at the 2010 Urban Affairs Association Conference in Honolulu in March.
One Comment
  1. cfl_homeless permalink
    January 19, 2010 2:50 pm

    Thank you for including information about our blog on your site! I believe the actual link to our blog post about winter homeless services is missing in your post: you can find our blog post at

    Thank you again for sharing the information from our blog with your readers!

    Coalition for the Homeless

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