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This Puerto Rican Evacuee With Disabilities Feels Forgotten Months After Maria
Months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans are trying to rebuild their lives while they're still housed in hotel rooms.
Building Hope For Survivors Of Violence In Ethiopia
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Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series
SreyRam Kuy, MD
Surgeon, Researcher and Author
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.
Fastest-Growing Segment Of The Homeless Population May Surprise You
Martha T.S. Laham
T.S. Laham is a writer, consultant, and business professor at ...
At one time or another, we've all come across street people, most of whom find themselves to be intermittently or chronically homeless. But the scope of homelessness runs deeper than what a cursory glance renders or a brief interaction elicits.
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This Homeless Shelter Is Helping Alcoholics -- By Giving Them Alcohol
"If it wasn't for this program, I wouldn't be alive."
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.
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Grants Help Communities Replicate Successful FUSE Model
Deborah De Santis
President and CEO of CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing)
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.
What You Should Know About the Most Dangerous Week
CEO, Safe Horizon
It can be hard to understand how seeking safety can first lead to danger. When victims choose to leave a domestic violence situation, they have made one of the most courageous choices imaginable. Few people realize just how dangerous the week victims choose to leave truly is.
Profiles: Home for Life Animal Sanctuary With Lisa LaVerdiere
Bestselling Author / Speaker / Hiring Expert / DavidLeeJensen.com
Lisa LaVerdiere is the Executive Director of Home For Life Animal Sanctuary, which is small but mighty, and she knows that a small sanctuary can make a big difference.
Trafficking Victims Need More Than Legal Reform
We're missing something. While we reconfigure the legal paradigm to recognize the inherent humanity of trafficked women, we have failed to provide them with the services their humanity requires.
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
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!
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