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Homeless Veterans Get the Help They Need With $2.4 Million Grant
A $2.4 million grant is awarded to Westchester Community Opportunity Program and Hudson River Housing Program to serve about a thousand homeless veterans and their families. The Department of...more



Community Development Summit to Reach Across Boundaries and Unite Cities
Officials and representatives of Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland and other cities participated in a community development summit, themed Reaching Across Boundaries, held at Pittsburgh. The summit...more

Naugatuck Gets Boost from Federal Grant
Naugatuck is set to help low-income residents make the needed improvements to their homes through a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant. The Community Development Block Grant is awarded by...more

Recurring Intimate-Partner Violence Drops through Mandatory Community Intervention Program
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill claim that mothers who completed a mandatory community intimate-partner violence (IPV) program were less prone to be re-victimized and...more

A Morning Coffee Cup and Traditional Teepee Inspire Creation of Disaster Shelters
Designer Michael McDaniel sought to create better disaster shelters. His Exo Housing System, which he claimed was inspired by a coffee cup, aims to help Hurricane Katrina victims in their recovery,...more

Students Develop Road Map for Richland County Community
Ohio State University students in Columbus are developing a road map geared to enhance the community of Richland County. The Richland Community Development Group will conduct a lunch meeting on...more

Childhood Poverty and Stress Impacts Brain Function in Later Life
According to research published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the stress of growing up poor may be a core mechanism that accounts for connection between poverty as a...more

Home Repair and Advocacy Program to Help Seniors, People with Disabilities
A new Sandy grant program, the Home Repair and Advocacy Program, aims to help seniors and people with disabilities with expenses related to rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy. The program offers up...more

LACMA and MOCA Team Up for Media Stability
In partnership with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art will be able to acquire standing and stability after years of financial constraints and internal pressure....more

13 Bold Progressive Ideas for NYC in 2013
The Coalition for the Homeless joined forces with more than 30 other organizations and signed up on the Progressive Caucus of the City Council to launch the "13 Bold Progressive Ideas for NYC in...more




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