Monthly Archives: October 2010

Going Up, Going Down

Though every year communities understand that cold weather brings increased risk of illness and even death among those who do not have safe and permanent warm residence, it seems there is more contention about the opening of emergency winter shelters … Continue reading

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Homeless Memorial Day Resolution Introduced to Congress

Florida Congressman Introduces Resolution Recognizing National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) has introduced a House Concurrent Resolution expressing Congress’s support of the goals and ideals of National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day.  This year marks the 10th … Continue reading

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‘Hard Lives, Mean Streets’ Book Review

Book Review by Tracey Crocker (NCH VISTA in Florida) “We have become so accustomed to living in a society saturated with misogyny that the barbaric treatment of women and girls has come to be more or less expected” – Bob … Continue reading

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