Tag Archive: Homeless

Jan 19

Point In Time survey slated

The annual Point-in-Time Survey will be held Thursday, January 26, 2012. The survey is conducted across the nation as a way to gather information on the number of people experiencing homelessness at that particular point in time. The NET is a group of government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and advocates who address the needs of the …

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Nov 01

Tax Wall Street to heal America

The nation’s nurses are calling for a tax on financial transactions to begin raising the revenue needed to fix the nation’s growing social crisis. By Deborah Burger National Nurses United, America’s largest union of RNs, is sounding an alarm. We’ve organized rallies in New York, Boston, Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, and Las Vegas, …

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Aug 02

Shredding the safety net

By William A. Collins America’s wealthy, That’s for sure; Why then pauperize The poor? There’s widespread poverty in America today, though it’s sometimes hard to see how bad it is. Real estate development techniques and zoning rules, plus a healthy dollop of discrimination, force most poor people to live and work in neighborhoods many of …

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Jan 31

Junior League bankrolls Newgate Mission

“We cannot shut our eyes to the plight of the poor.”–Longview Junior League President Amy Williams

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