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Monday, November 30, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Enhancing Food Assistance During the Economic Downturn

The front page of Sunday's New York Times was a stark reminder of the harsh impact of the current economic downturn: One in eight Americans now uses Food Stamps to supplement their food budget, and the number of Food Stamps recipients is rising rapidly.

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Friday, November 20, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
A Stark Reminder of the Danger of Illegal Boarding Houses

Illegally converted boarding houses (also known as 3/4 houses) pose a major health and safety hazard for homeless New Yorkers, especially in light of two recent fires in overcrowded housing that resulted in the deaths of four men.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Hunger on the Rise in the United States

An alarming new report from the Federal government shows that hunger is on the rise across the United States.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Housing as a Human Right

The United Nations is investigating the lack of affordable housing in New York City as a human rights violation. At the same time that homelessness is at an all time high, why can't the City of New York take affordable housing as seriously?

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Monday, November 16, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
More Bad News for Street Homeless New Yorkers

Following the past year's cutbacks in drop-in centers and other services for homeless New Yorkers sleeping on the streets, Bloomberg administration officials recently announced plans to close the largest drop-in center in the city -- and made it clear that the administration has no plans to replace the lost center.

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