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Homeless Man Learns to Code, Creates Carpooling App

Homeless Man Learns to Code, Creates Carpooling App | EnglishPerformanceTask | Scoop.it
Instead of trying to build the next Candy Crush or Angry Birds, or yet another photosharing app, Leo chose to create a carpooling app that aims to reduce the number of automobiles on the road, and in turn, to reduce the amount of transportation-related CO2 emissions.
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Inocente | Her circumstances do not define her. Her dreams do.

INOCENTE is an intensely personal and vibrant coming of age documentary about a young artist’s fierce determination to never surrender to the bleakness of her surroundings.
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Growing Number of Homeless Families Overwhelm San Diego's Shelters - YouTube

A record number of homeless families are coming to San Diego's shelters. In Part 1 of our series, we told you about one shelter's push for a preschool to pro...
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Tiny Houses: A Big Idea to End Homelessness - NBC News

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Advocates tackling the nation's homeless problem are thinking small.In Austin, Texas, a village of 200 tiny houses is being built for the homeless. In upstat...
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2013PITC-Summary-OnePage.v05.13.2013.pdf

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San Diego statistics about homelessness.

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PBS Hawaii - Insights: Homelessness

Host Dan Boylan moderates this discussion about Hawaii's homeless crisis. During his recent State of the City address, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell pointed o...
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Inocente at Young Leaders Film Festival 2013 - YouTube

www.youngleadersfilmfestival.com Young Leaders Film Festival, June 14-16 at La Jolla Country Day School, San Diego, CA presents Inocente - Academy Award Winn...
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TEDxYouth@SanDiego - Liz Murray - YouTube

With an extraordinary story of triumph - going from homeless to Harvard - Liz Murray changes our perspective of hardship and despair by celebrating the oppor...
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Hack to End Homelessness: Maps, social networks and other ideas to help ... - GeekWire

Hack to End Homelessness: Maps, social networks and other ideas to help ... - GeekWire | EnglishPerformanceTask | Scoop.it
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The inaugural Hack to End Homelessness event wrapped up Sunday evening at Seattle's Impact Hub, with 12 teams pitching ideas to curb the city's homelessness problem.

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Can technology end homelessness? These Seattle entrepreneurs are aiming to solve the problem - GeekWire

Can technology end homelessness? These Seattle entrepreneurs are aiming to solve the problem - GeekWire | EnglishPerformanceTask | Scoop.it
The Impact Hub co-working building sits in Seattle's Pioneer Square, a neighborhood that's seen a recent increase in crime and drug use. At the heart of Se
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7 Myths About Homeless People Debunked

7 Myths About Homeless People Debunked | EnglishPerformanceTask | Scoop.it
Homelessness is on the rise in cities across the country, although there are many aspects of it that are changing. Field workers and homeless advocates have had to switch gears to accommodate the new and evolving needs of the homeless. Here are 7 th...
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