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Friday Round-up: this week in the news

June 8, 2012
  • Inspirational story about a student overcoming the challenges of being homeless to go on to college at Harvard: http://bit.ly/Nke5Uc
  • UNICEF reports that the US has the second-highest rate of childhood poverty in the developed world: http://bit.ly/KFhwCM
  • A homeless person with a medical condition “is roughly four times more likely to die than a housed person of the same age.” Two Boston-area doctors recently introduced an innovative program aimed to help the most vulnerable: http://bit.ly/KLyLCu
  • Montgomery County District Court working to improve safety measures in domestic violence cases: http://wapo.st/KacTmF
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