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Friday, March 30, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Fighting for Vital Services in This Year’s City Budget

In the Mayor's proposed budget, formerly homeless individuals living with HIV and AIDS are facing drastic cuts to essential services, and 41,000 homeless men, women, and children are still without housing options.

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Thursday, March 29, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NYC Homeless Shelter Costs Rising Due to Bloomberg Policy Failures

The NYC Independent Budget Office estimates that Mayor Bloomberg has under-budgeted $76 million for shelters next year in the face of rising homelessness and the Mayor’s refusal to provide housing assistance for homeless families – on the same day that administration officials admitted at an oversight hearing that they never did their own analysis.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Must-see Video: NYC’s Wrongful Denial of Shelter Forces Homeless Kids & Mom to Sleep at Penn Station

A stunning local TV news report shows how City officials’ wrongful denial of shelter forced a homeless mother and her two children to sleep at Penn Station. And as outrageous as the story is, it’s the sort of thing that happens every day under the Bloomberg administration’s shelter denial rules.

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Friday, March 16, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Incredible Shrinking Supply of Affordable Housing

As the number of low-income households increases, the supply of affordable housing continues to decline.

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Thursday, March 15, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Hunger Awareness Day: The Face of Hunger in NYC

Today, March 15th is Hunger Awareness Day in New York State.

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Monday, March 12, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Letter from Joel Berg to NY Times Bill Keller

Joel Berg, the Executive Director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, takes on NY Times' Bill Keller for his disparaging remarks about homeless people.

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Friday, March 9, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
8,000 Families Reach Critical Point as Advantage Evictions Loom

After two months of not receiving a rental subsidy, former Advantage tenants and landlords are facing grim futures.

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Monday, March 5, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Non-Profits Unite to Fight Senseless Law

Press Release: Scores of organizations band together to call for Governor and Legislature to provide exemption from law that makes it a felony to employ licensed social workers.

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Thursday, March 1, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Remembering Anna Lou Dehavenon

This week New York lost a genuinely remarkable woman, Anna Lou Dehavenon, who documented the lives of homeless children and families with passion, sympathy, and a never-failing eye for social injustice.

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