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How Poverty Harms Children’s Learning

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Too many children are going to bed hungry, and it’s having a detrimental effect on their education. New initiatives are intended to change this
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Record Numbers of Working Families In Poverty Due To Low Paying Jobs

Record Numbers of Working Families In Poverty Due To Low Paying Jobs | LINK-MC.COM Provides Mobile Access to Resources and Support Services for The Homeless | Scoop.it
Most taking up jobs are trapped on less than living wage, finds report by Joseph Rowntree Foundation
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The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in the number of under-25s living in poverty

The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in the number of under-25s living in poverty | LINK-MC.COM Provides Mobile Access to Resources and Support Services for The Homeless | Scoop.it
Young adults and people in work are now more likely than pensioners to be in poverty in Britain following a huge increase in insecure employment such as zero hours contracts, an influential study warns today.
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Sharp Rise In Poverty Among Young Workers

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Young people are more likely to be in poverty than pensioners for the first time ever thanks to falling pay and high rents.

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Silent Voices: People With Mental Disorders On The Street

Silent Voices: People With Mental Disorders On The Street | LINK-MC.COM Provides Mobile Access to Resources and Support Services for The Homeless | Scoop.it
The homeless have become a fixture of the urban landscape in cities across America. One psychiatrist spent two years speaking to the mentally ill living on the streets of San Francisco, learning about their lives. Now he shares those stories, along with his ideas about how to improve our homelessness and mental health problem nationwide.
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HUD Issues FY2014 and FY2015 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant

HUD has made $76 million available for communities with HUD-assisted housing through its latest Notice of Funding Availability. Issued last week, the Choice Neighborhoods NOFA will...
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Homeless Man Records His Daily Life

God Bless You Sandy.. you can donate to sandy here if you like : http://www.gofundme.com/sandytheman The Real Homeless Man Experiment : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1rwRT229Uo ...
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Four Ways to Make Housing More Affordable

Four Ways to Make Housing More Affordable | LINK-MC.COM Provides Mobile Access to Resources and Support Services for The Homeless | Scoop.it
Providing decent, affordable housing is a growing challenge in developing and developed economies alike. With demand far exceeding supply, the adverse effects – on mobility, productivity, and growth – are (or will be) increasingly apparent.
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Twelve of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Seen

Twelve of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Seen | LINK-MC.COM Provides Mobile Access to Resources and Support Services for The Homeless | Scoop.it
Check out these impressive tiny houses that maximize both function and style.
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Editor William McPherson Describes Descent Into Poverty

Editor William McPherson Describes Descent Into Poverty | LINK-MC.COM Provides Mobile Access to Resources and Support Services for The Homeless | Scoop.it
“The rich,” writes William McPherson at the opening of his essay “Falling,” newly posted at the Hedgehog Review , “are all alike, to revise Tolstoy’s famous words, but the poor are poor in their own particular ways.” McPherson is writing from...
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Shoeboxes of Love

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Join Channel 4 in a project to fills shoebox with hygiene items for a neighbor in need this holiday season.
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Homeless Veterans Look for Support On Veterans Day Tuesday

Shelters fill up fast on nights like Monday and sadly that often includes veterans. Subscribe to KETV on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1emyaD5 Get more Omaha news: http://ketv.com...
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Home Is Where You Park It

Home Is Where You Park It | LINK-MC.COM Provides Mobile Access to Resources and Support Services for The Homeless | Scoop.it
Heirloom is a recent Oregon based company that specializes in manufacturing custom luxury homes on wheels, allowing you to make home at any place you park it.
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Britain's New Poor

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In the 20th century, social reformers who wanted to find out more about “the condition” of the poor didn’t have to look far. In London, they took themselves off to the East End, in Glasgow, to the Gorbals.
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Failed Commitment to End Poverty In 25 Years

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25 years ago, in the House of Commons, MPs agreed unanimously to try to eradicate child poverty by the year 2000. Today, there are roughly the same amount of kids living below the poverty line.
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Where Do Poverty and Inequality in the U.S. Overlap?

Where Do Poverty and Inequality in the U.S. Overlap? | LINK-MC.COM Provides Mobile Access to Resources and Support Services for The Homeless | Scoop.it
A majority of counties in the U.S. South struggle with both high poverty and high inequality.
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The Rise of Child Homelessness in America

The Rise of Child Homelessness in America | LINK-MC.COM Provides Mobile Access to Resources and Support Services for The Homeless | Scoop.it
Where is the home for the hearts of our nearly 1.5 million homeless young people?

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The Good Men Project: Nov. 22, 2014 - Home is where the heart is: The rise of child homelessness in America

Linda Lee King's curator insight, November 23, 2014 2:47 PM

Stopping homelessness from becoming an epidemic should be the main focus in our society. Causes and effects of homelessness is many, and through no fault of their own

 

with one common factor runs deep in families

 

our broken people 

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Living 'Hand To Mouth' In Modern American Poverty

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Smashing the assumptions about what it's really like to live in poverty in America.
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Keep the Promise to End Child Poverty

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Ottawa made a promise 25 years ago to end child poverty by the year 2000. We cannot keep saying ‘tomorrow.’
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Ninety Year Old Man Arrested For Feeding the Homeless

1 - Homeless News - http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/04/justice/florida-feeding-homeless-charges/index.html 2 - Sexual Harassment News ...
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HOME

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We are an organization dedicated to building tiny homes for the homeless
and helping them to have a more meaningful life than can be had living on
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"Night Without Shelter" Aims to Teach Young People About Homelessness.

"Night Without Shelter" Aims to Teach Young People About Homelessness. | LINK-MC.COM Provides Mobile Access to Resources and Support Services for The Homeless | Scoop.it
The Midnight Mission organization is hosting a "night without shelter" for the first time Saturday night, during which students will experience what it’s like to be homeless.
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Free money might be the best way to end poverty

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The best way to help the poor may be grants with no strings attached.
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Suicide Rate Among Veterans

More than half of the 2.6 million veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars struggle with physical and mental health problems stemming from their service. http://bit.ly/1ugYQ35.
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A Place To Park Your Tiny House

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How do you find a place to park your Tiny House ?, Some of these tips and ideas will help you find that special wee tiny place to live in your Tiny House
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