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Tuesday, December 22, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Coalition Children’s Holiday Party a Success

On Saturday, December 19th, for a few hours, over 100 children from the city's shelters were treated to a special holiday party.

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Monday, December 21, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
3,000 Broken Promises

City officials have delivered some harsh holiday news to 3,000 poor and formerly-homeless families: The City will not honor housing vouchers already given to these vulnerable New Yorkers.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Welcome to the Coalition’s New Website and Blog!

The Coalition's re-designed website has up-to-date content and new features -- including a blog and online advocacy campaigns -- to help you stay informed and get involved.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
City Blames Homeless for Being Denied Shelter

Last week, Coalition for the Homeless and the Legal Aid Society filed a lawsuit against the City of New York for failing to provide adequate shelter to homeless single adults. The City’s response was in no way surprising—they blamed the homeless individuals.

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Monday, December 14, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Homelessness Beyond the Inner City

Two recent news reports show how New York's growing homeless population is impacting people and communities beyond the inner city.

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Thursday, December 10, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Challenging NYC’s Shortage of Shelter Beds for Homeless Adults

Coalition for the Homeless and the Legal Aid Society have filed a motion challenging the City of New York's failure to provide adequate shelter to homeless men and women.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Is It Time Yet, Mayor Bloomberg?

Mayor Bloomberg said there would be "plenty of time...after the election" to talk about homelessness. With NYC homelessness at all-time record levels, is it time yet?

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Friday, December 4, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NYC Women with AIDS See Their Progress in Survival Reverse as Funding Is Redistributed

A new report by Health People shows that the redistribution of federal funds to combat HIV/AIDS has had deleterious effects on poor women living in the outer boroughs.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Thirty Years of the Legal Right to Shelter in New York City

December 5th marks an important anniversary: Thirty years since the first landmark court ruling in Callahan v. Carey affirming the legal right to shelter for homeless New Yorkers.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
A Formerly Homeless Man Is Documenting First-Hand Stories of Homeless

Mark Horvath, a formerly homeless man, used to live on the streets of Hollywood, California. Now, he is traveling the country recording first-hand video of currently homeless people telling their stories.

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