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Monday, December 23, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NYC Schoolchildren Delivered 10K Petitions on Child Homelessness to Bloomberg

Outraged over the plight of the more than 20,000 homeless kids residing in emergency shelter each night, a group of concerned New York City schoolchildren collected over 10,000 signatures on a petition to outgoing Mayor Bloomberg. They delivered the petition at City Hall today, hopeful that the next Mayor will take a more rational and humane approach to ending family and child homelessness after the crisis skyrocketed during the Bloomberg years.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Bloomberg on NYC Homelessness: A Total Lack of Accountability

Mayor Bloomberg and top officials finally commented to the heartbreaking NY Times series about Dasani, an 11-year-old homeless girl. But instead of acknowledging that NYC homelessness hit all-time-record levels on his watch, the mayor and his aides responded with evasions, distortions, and a refusal to accept responsibility.

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Monday, December 16, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NY Times Editorial: Battling Homelessness in New York City

In the wake of the landmark New York Times report about the life of Dasani, an 11-year-old homeless girl, the Times editorial board weighed in with a call to reverse Mayor Bloomberg’s failed policies and embrace housing-based solutions.

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Friday, December 13, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Lilliam Barrios-Paoli: A Welcome Choice for Deputy Mayor

We congratulate Lilliam Barrios-Paoli on her appointment as Mayor-elect de Blasio’s Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services. Her comments at yesterday’s press conference announcing her selection show why she is the right person to help tackle record-high NYC homelessness.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
ION TV and Dean Cain Deliver Blankets to Homeless New Yorkers

Thanks to ION Television and Dean Cain for donating 2,000 blankets to our homeless neighbors.

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Monday, December 9, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NY Times:  Portrait of an 11-Year-Old Homeless Girl

This week’s stunning New York Times series tells the heartbreaking story of Dasani, a homeless girl living in a notoriously bad City-run shelter. Her moving story is a window into the day-to-day hardships of homeless kids and the failure of Bloomberg homeless policy.

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Monday, December 2, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
New York Magazine: Slumlords Profit from Bloomberg Homeless Policy

New York Magazine’s scathing investigation of the shady world of for-profit shelter operators highlights another element of Mayor Bloomberg’s failed homeless policy: How Bloomberg’s failure to provide permanent housing to homeless kids and families funneled tens of millions of taxpayer dollars into the pockets of slumlords.

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