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Want a job? Stop complaining and start solving someone else's problems - Quartz

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Want a job? Stop complaining and start solving someone else's problems Quartz I had been taking credit for solving problems, but I hadn't been giving him credit for clarifying the true nature of the problems, or for getting me help so I wouldn't...
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Could We House the Homeless in America's 77000 Empty Government Buildings? - Care2.com

Could We House the Homeless in America's 77000 Empty Government Buildings? - Care2.com | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
Care2.com Could We House the Homeless in America's 77000 Empty Government Buildings? Care2.com Converting empty buildings and lots into homeless housing has been done before.
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Duane Craig's curator insight, July 18, 9:10 AM
It is definitely time we consider repurposing old structures whenever possible. They have a significant store of embodied energy.
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Massachusetts legislators approve $1.4 billion housing bill, delay passage of ... - MassLive.com

Massachusetts legislators approve $1.4 billion housing bill, delay passage of ... - MassLive.com | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
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Proposed Egleston Square project would remove blighted building - Boston.com

Proposed Egleston Square project would remove blighted building - Boston.com | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
Proposed Egleston Square project would remove blighted building
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With an ambitious plan.
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Aging Out of Foster Care: The Costs of Doing Nothing Affect Us All - Huffington Post

Aging Out of Foster Care: The Costs of Doing Nothing Affect Us All - Huffington Post | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
Aging Out of Foster Care: The Costs of Doing Nothing Affect Us All Huffington Post The most costly outcomes -- and the ones that hurt young people the most -- come as a result of events, decisions, and behaviors that occur within a few years or...
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This New Venture Gets Homeless People Back To Work - Boston magazine's Boston Daily (blog)

This New Venture Gets Homeless People Back To Work - Boston magazine's Boston Daily (blog) | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
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This New Venture Gets Homeless People Back To Work
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The designs on the Copley bags also use St.
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Patrick administration sets aside $3.3m to build housing for homeless vets in ... - Boston Globe

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Young people who ‘get out’ of homelessness early more likely to ‘stay out’

Young people who ‘get out’ of homelessness early more likely to ‘stay out’ | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it

Six-year longitudinal study first of its kind in Ireland on topic of youth homelessness (RT @NicolaCarr: Important study:Young people who ‘get out’ of homelessness early more likely to ‘stay out’


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In Boston, Re-Kitting the Urban Fabric | Architects and Artisans

In Boston, Re-Kitting the Urban Fabric | Architects and Artisans | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
The developer is John Rosenthal, known in Boston for his work with Friends of the Homeless, a non-profit that seeks to house and find jobs for the homeless population, and for his efforts on handgun control.
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The City's New Gambit to End Homelessness - Seattle Weekly

The City's New Gambit to End Homelessness - Seattle Weekly | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
The City's New Gambit to End Homelessness Seattle Weekly The 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness, introduced in March 2005, is currently in year eight, and despite the planners' best efforts and the Plan's many real accomplishments, the number of...
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Reduction in Overall Homelessness Proves We Have Solutions - RealEstateRama (press release)

Reduction in Overall Homelessness Proves We Have Solutions - RealEstateRama (press release) | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
Reduction in Overall Homelessness Proves We Have Solutions RealEstateRama (press release) “Rates of homelessness have been reduced and therefore we know the housing first model of delivering housing and service supports is working,” states Phyllis...
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How to deal with the perils of summer - Boston Globe

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How to deal with the perils of summer
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... harder for the body to regulate temperature, said Dr. Andrew Ulrich, executive vice chair of emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center.
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Want a job? Stop complaining and start solving someone else's problems - Quartz

Want a job? Stop complaining and start solving someone else's problems - Quartz | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
Want a job? Stop complaining and start solving someone else's problems Quartz I had been taking credit for solving problems, but I hadn't been giving him credit for clarifying the true nature of the problems, or for getting me help so I wouldn't...
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Ending homelessness for veterans - Boston Globe

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Ending homelessness for veterans
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As the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan continue to wind down, there is an increasing and concerned dialogue surrounding the nation's support for veterans of all eras.
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Artists Make Hand-Painted Signs For Homeless People, With ...

Artists Make Hand-Painted Signs For Homeless People, With ... | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
... and homelessness. SOURCE Artists Kenji Nakayama and Christopher Hope have donated $10 and a new hand painted sign to homeless people across Massachusetts in order to raise awareness of subjects' issues.
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BBQ for Baltimore's homeless draws 700 participants - Baltimore Post-Examiner

BBQ for Baltimore's homeless draws 700 participants - Baltimore Post-Examiner | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
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BBQ for Baltimore's homeless draws 700 participants
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Having been homeless is what inspired her to become an advocate/activist. A passion for writing consumed her at an early age.
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Developer gets more time to buy Newton property for homeless housing - Boston.com

Developer gets more time to buy Newton property for homeless housing - Boston.com | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
Developer gets more time to buy Newton property for homeless housing Boston.com The developer of a plan to build housing for formerly homeless people in Newton said Wednesday that it has reached an extension agreement with the Hospice of the Good...
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Bob Jampol: Rethinking Engine 6 - Newton TAB

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Bob Jampol: Rethinking Engine 6
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But what about embracing housing for the chronically homeless? Would the Engine 6 conversion become another failed experiment in social engineering, like forced busing in Boston in the Seventies?
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With all of the homeless in Boston, they still... | Boston Street Photography

With all of the homeless in Boston, they still... | Boston Street Photography | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
With all of the homeless in Boston, they still hired an actor to portray one. (Photo: With all of the homeless in Boston, they still hired an actor to portray one.
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Foreclosure King or Homeless Advocate? | Spare Change News

Foreclosure King or Homeless Advocate? | Spare Change News | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
BOSTON, Mass.—The United Way, partnered with Bank of America, held the Boston Youth Homelessness Summit on Thursday, June 20. The audience included members from prominent organizations like Youth on Fire and ...
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NEW: Patrick Announces Funds To Combat Homelessness - GoLocal Worcester

NEW: Patrick Announces Funds To Combat Homelessness - GoLocal Worcester | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
NEW: Patrick Announces Funds To Combat Homelessness GoLocal Worcester “Rapid rehousing strategies are transforming the way we respond to homelessness in Massachusetts,” said Joe Finn, President & Executive Director of the Massachusetts Housing and...
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Homeless in Boston

This short documentary explores the crisis of homelessness in America. It's told from the perspective of four homeless people living on the streets of Boston...
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Living in limbo: Shortage of public housing housing critical

PITTSBURGH -- Nearly 23,000 people live in limbo as they wait for public housing in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.
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“Homelessness has a thousand meanings” – A Congressional ...

Thirteen formerly homeless college students from across the country, who have all received scholarships from the NAEHCY (National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth)'s LeTendre Education Fund, ...
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Medford middle school students make toiletry bags for female vets

Medford middle school students make toiletry bags for female vets | Plight of The Homeless | Scoop.it
The Student Council at the McGlynn Middle School performs a community service project every year.  This year’s project was to make toiletry bags for the female veterans at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans in Boston.

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Homeless, Poor Covered Under Affordable Care Act, But Many Don't Know It - Huffington Post

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Homeless, Poor Covered Under Affordable Care Act, But Many Don't Know It
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