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Building Hope For Survivors Of Violence In Ethiopia
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Louisiana Couple Cooks Barbecue For Entire Shelter Of Flood Victims
"When you hand someone a serving tray of food, it’s like handing them a hug, smile and handshake all at once."
David Duchovny Wants You To Film Your Dog Licking Your Face
It’s for a good cause.
This Homeless Shelter Is Helping Alcoholics -- By Giving Them Alcohol
"If it wasn't for this program, I wouldn't be alive."
Stefano Rellandini / Reuters
Harvard Opens A Student-Run Youth Homeless Shelter
“Young people don’t feel safe in adult shelters. We felt it would be wrong not to open up a space for our peers.”
3 Women Are Killed Every Day By Their Partners. Here Are 59 Ideas On How To Stop The Violence.
We asked survivors, advocates and experts how to reduce fatal domestic violence.
Hurricane Evacuations Will Remain Tough for Many Black New Orleanians
Bullard said it won't be easy for many African Americans to leave or return in the next big storm, whether it's under their own steam or the city's auspices.
Grants Help Communities Replicate Successful FUSE Model
Deborah De Santis
President and CEO of CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing)
What East Coast Attitude? A Blizzard Brought The Selfless Side Out Of New Yorkers
Arresting Portraits Give Voices To Homeless People In America's Poorest Big City
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Keys to the Shelter: New Ways to Empower Women Out of Homelessness
CEO of Friendship Place
Unaccompanied women on the street and in shelters face unique challenges. Studies show that they often leave their living situations later than men in the downward-spiral process.
'Only Development Of Its Kind' Gets It Right Offering Housing, Medical, Mental Care To Homeless
Artist Mark Barone's Portrait Project: 5,500 Shelter Dogs Who Are Gone, But Will Never Be Forgotten
Joan K. Smith
Cultural critic, editor, technophile, and artist
Very few animals who enter the shelter system come out alive; instead, a high proportion are euthanized, often in horrific gas chambers, in spite of volunteer networks scurrying to place adoptable shelter dogs in homes before their short time runs out.
It's not Housing First or shelters. It's Housing First AND shelters!
Founder, Invisible People
Pre-Thanksgiving Stories -- Local Homeless Purges Across Nation
Print, broadcasting & web journalist; Author, 'The Media B...
It's a long-standing media tradition, and not just among the BHLM ("bleeding-heart-liberal-media") to mark Thanksgiving by paying some attention -- be it sincere or merely dutiful -- to those citizens who clearly don't have a lot to be thankful for.
Being Born as a Surplus Pet Is a Predictor of Shelter Relinquishment
Founder, Co-CEO Spay FIRST!
Our nation has long had a love affair with "pets" or "companion animals" -- dogs, cats, rabbits and other cute critters. But while we seem to value our relationships with the animals that share our homes, we're fickle.
Remembering: Heroes Without Homes
CEO at Funders Together to End Homelessness
Memorial Day barbecues are being planned as we prepare to remember the millions of veterans who have served our nation, protecting and defending those less fortunate as well as our way of life. For some of these veterans, the idea of a backyard barbecue is far from their reality.
What It's Like to Tell People You're Homeless
Homeless. To many that word might as well be a scarlet "H" stamped across your forehead once you end up in it but as I often tell people, it is an experience, not a personality trait.
Hot and Cold on Homelessness
CEO at Funders Together to End Homelessness
Summer's scorching days mean it's time to plan for the cold. Our Hypothermia Prevention and Response Program help the homeless in our community survive the winter weather.
Reality TV Starring Shelter Cats
Dr. Karen Becker
Proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian
Of course, no remote-controlled toy can take the place of the love, security and permanency of a forever home. Hopefully, this remote-controlled device can play a role in helping more homeless kitties find adoptive families.
Founder, TheWhole9.com & The Peace Project
There are many things I forget these days -- those that I remember are significant, usually because they touched me in some way, caused me to think, to question, and possibly to change.
How One 16-Year-old Girl Is Still Changing Lives
Carla Alpert And Diane Prefontaine
Her goal was simple -- to make teen girls living in a foster care facility feel beautiful; her idea -- BIG. She set out to have a fashion show where these girls would be the stars of the runway.
Service Providers, Unite!
Consultant, public educator, attorney
What concerns me most about isolationism among service providers is that service providers tend to criticize solutions to homelessness proposed by service providers other than themselves.
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Lucky Finds Her Prince Charming in Prince Harry
Social entrepreneur, humanitarian, endangered animal and rescu...
Lucky and I dropped by the New York League of Humane Voters City Council event and listened to politicians jockeying for top-dog positions.
From Here to Eternity, Changing the Animal Control Universe for Community Cats
President and Founder, Alley Cat Allies
As New Horizons makes its final approach, it does so due to the corrective measures its advocates used to help it reach its target. Similarly, the insights, inspiration, and new information collected at the Best Friends National Conference will help advocates reach our target.
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