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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

July 16, 2010
  • The Department of Veteran Affairs has acknowledged that women are nearly four times as likely as men to end up homeless. From NPR “Female Veterans Struggle To Stay Off Streets”
  • A blog from Arianna Huffington at The Huffington Post- The Unemployment Benefits Stalemate: Our Broken Politics on Full Display.
  • From the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Using TANF Emergency Funds to Help Prevent and Address Family Homelessness
  • Administration Announces More than $550 Million to Help Very Low-Income Elderly & Persons with Disabilities
  • From the San Francisco Chronicle “Feds focus on families in new homeless plan”
  • “TANF Emergency Fund Jobs Provide an Alternative to Welfare” on Off The Charts
  • Extension of unemployment pay should be Congress’ priority- from the Washington Post
  • Five myths about America’s homeless (also from the Washington Post):

**Calling all yogis (beginners to advanced)! Join volunteers, supporters and other friends of Calvary for an all levels yoga class to benefit Calvary. THIS SATURDAY 7/17 (tomorrow!) from 10:15 to 11:45 AM at Stroga in Adams Morgan.  It’s a “pay what you can” class- all proceeds will directly support Calvary’s programs. For more information visit Stroga’s webiste:


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