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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

June 4, 2010
  • A group of Philadelphia third graders went before City Council Thursday to draw attention to the problem and let officials know the community needs to come together to end it.
  • Mayor Gavin Newsom’s proposed cuts in San Francisco will put more mentally ill individuals on the streets.
  • The federal government is looking for a new definition of homelessness and taking suggestions. How would you define it?
  • Despite highest rate of homelessness in city history, NYC is slated for substantial funding and service cuts in FY11.
  • The criminalization of homelessness continues in Colorado.
  • Human Rights Watch has released a new report about California youth in foster care with some startling results. At least 20 percent of the 4,000 who are released from foster care each year end up homeless.
  • Some good suggestions on how to help those who are homeless beat the heat from
  • Sam Batko gives us an inside look into the fight to end homelessness in Fairfax County: from the National Alliance to End Homelessness blog.

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