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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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Tuesday, November 26, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
VICTORY!  New York’s Highest Court Blocks Dangerous Bloomberg Homeless Policy

Today’s ruling by the New York State Court of Appeals blocks Mayor Bloomberg’s dangerous and misguided proposal to deny emergency shelter to thousands of homeless men and women each year.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Rising Family Homelessness in NYC: What the Next Mayor Can Do

Coalition for the Homeless and the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School co-sponsored a policy forum today analyzing record family homelessness and detailing housing-based solutions that Mayor-elect de Blasio can enact.

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Monday, November 18, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
TODAY’S READ: A Mayor for New York’s Homeless

An op-ed in the New York Daily News is right on point. It highlights the severity of the NYC homelessness crisis, and offers Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio three broad principles to guide his efforts to stem the tide of rising homelessness.

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Thursday, November 7, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Congratulations, Mayor-elect de Blasio!

New York City’s next mayor will inherit an historic homelessness crisis. The good news is that Bill de Blasio’s knowledge and experience, his campaign platform, and his vision for a less unequal city make him extraordinarily well-suited to stem the tide of rising homelessness.

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Thursday, October 31, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
BFS Kid Becomes Fashion Designer

One of our BFS kids was asked to submit a few drawings that are now featured on t-shirts by Raw Threads, benefiting the Coalition.

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Thursday, October 24, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Guest Blog: Feeling Empowered Through Volunteering

Volunteer Michele from Bumble and bumble talks about her experience mentoring and leading workshops with First Step.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The New Yorker:  “Hidden City”

This week’s New Yorker has a remarkable article about New York City’s historic homelessness crisis, and highlights the essential role of Coalition for the Homeless and advocates in fighting to address that crisis.

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Thursday, October 17, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Finding Peace of Mind Through Music

Intersections recently held a workshop with our First Step class that focused on self-esteem building, stress management, communication and collaboration – all through the use of musical instruments.

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Monday, October 7, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
TODAY’S READ:  The Road to Ending Homelessness

As highlighted in a New York Daily News essay, the United to End Homelessness plan details how the next NYC mayor can and should embrace housing-based solutions to record homelessness.

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Thursday, October 3, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
City Plans to Evict 300 Sandy Survivors

Starting tomorrow, the City will evict 300 Sandy survivors from their hotels, many only weeks away from permanent housing.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
City Officials Try AGAIN to Evict Sandy Evacuees Residing in Hotels

The Bloomberg administration is trying yet again to evict hundreds of vulnerable Hurricane Sandy survivors from hotels, despite the City’s repeated failure to provide genuine help with housing.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
House Approves Harsh Cuts in Food Stamps

Last Thursday the House voted in favor of H.R. 3102, the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013, a bill that will decrease the budget for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly referred to as food stamps, by almost $40 million over the next ten years.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Lhota’s Dangerous Proposal to Close the Shelter Door on Homeless People

Republican NYC mayoral candidate Joe Lhota proposed a dangerous plan to change the New York State Constitution in order to deny shelter to many homeless people.

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Thursday, September 19, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
TODAY’S READ:  More Inequality and Poverty in NYC

New Census Bureau data shows that, in 2012, the number of New Yorkers living in poverty rose. And the gap between rich and poor New Yorkers has continued to widen.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NY Times:  Working New Yorkers Without Homes

The front page of today’s New York Times has a powerful article about the rising number of working New Yorkers who are homeless – the result of NYC’s worsening affordability crisis and failed Bloomberg policies.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Project: Back to School is Off to a Running Start!

As we reach the end of summer, Project: Back to School is in full swing, already distributing 3,500 backpacks to homeless children.

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Monday, August 26, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Great Urban Race Fills the CFH Food Pantry

CFH partnered with Red Frog Events and Morton Williams Supermarket to host a donation site for the Coalition’s food pantry as part of the Great Urban Race.

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Thursday, August 15, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
BFS Goes ‘Around the World’

Many of our BFS kids have never been outside of New York City, so for week five, we took them around the world exploring new cultures and histories.

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Friday, August 9, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
‘Under the Sea’ with Bound for Success

Bound for Success capped off their 'Under the Sea' week with a visit to the Central Park Zoo.

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