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Tuesday, December 20, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
No Room at the Inn:  The City’s Heartless Shelter Denial Rules

City officials keep trying to spin their proposed new rules that would deny shelter to homeless New Yorkers. But the reality is that the mean-spirited rules would force countless homeless people out onto the streets.

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Treasure&Bond Store Partners with the Coalition

Treasure&Bond has an innovative approach to retail: Donate all the profits.

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Friday, December 16, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Advantage Tenants: December Rent will be Paid!

The City announced it will pay December Advantage rents for current tenants, including any late fees that were incurred.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
ARTWALK NY Raises Over $880,000

The 17th annual ARTWALK NY was a huge success raising nearly $1 million for the Coalition's life-saving programs!

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Friday, December 9, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Fighting City Efforts to Close the Shelter Door [UPDATE:  More Good News for Now]

Today, the City agreed once again to delay misguided new rules that will sharply restrict access to emergency shelter for some of the most vulnerable New Yorkers.

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Thursday, December 8, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
A Little Girl Makes a Big Difference

Eight-year-old Francesca collected over $800 which she used to buy dozens of toys for the Coalition's annual toy drive.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Hundreds Help Homeless Family Move into Vacant, Foreclosed Home

Yesterday, hundreds marched through East New York in support of a homeless family that has moved into a vacant, foreclosed home.

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Monday, December 5, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Your Vote Counts: Support the First Step Job Training Program Today!

The Coalition needs your vote to win a $5,000 grant to support our First Step Job Training Program.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NY City Council Joins the Fight Against Misguided Shelter Denial Rules

Today the New York City Council voted to authorize a legal challenge against the City?s proposed new bureaucratic rules that would deny shelter to homeless adults, including those living with mental illness.

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Monday, November 28, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Coalition Serves Thanksgiving Dinner to Homeless New Yorkers

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
What goes around comes around

Notorious foreclosure firm, Steven J. Baum PC, most recently known for their heartless mocking of homeless people, is closing its doors.

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Monday, November 21, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Thousand March Across Brooklyn Bridge

Community organizations, advocates, unions, and Occupy Wall Street joined together last Thursday in a rally/march for economic justice.

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Advantage Tenants: November Rent Will Be Paid!

With the court appeal in limbo, the City announced it will pay November Advantage rents.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
41,000:  NYC Homeless Shelter Population Soars to New All-Time Record Highs

Today Coalition for the Homeless released a new report documenting how New York City's homeless shelter population has grown to over 41,000 people -- including 17,000 children -- for the first time ever, and analyzing the failed Bloomberg policies behind this alarming rise.

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Friday, November 4, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Homeless, But Not Eligible for Shelter?

Last night the Bloomberg administration announced new eligibility requirements for homeless single adults seeking shelter -- a move that will effectively deny shelter to a great number of those in need.

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Thursday, November 3, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Remembering Yvonne McCain, A True Hero for Homeless New Yorkers

Yvonne McCain, lead plaintiff in a historic lawsuit that ensured the right to shelter for homeless children and families, passed away this week. She will be remembered as a true New York hero.

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Friday, October 21, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Educating Homeless Students: How the City is Failing our Most Vulnerable Young Minds

With the number of homeless students at a record high, the City's obligation to protect their access to education is woefully inadequate.

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Monday, October 17, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Everyone Should Pay Their Fair Share

Mary's remarks at the Launch of 99 New York: Campaign to End Millionaires' Tax Break

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Breakfast at Tiffany’s? What Tax Cuts for the Wealthy Really Mean for Essential Services

This morning, the Coalition joined advocates and service providers outside of the iconic Tiffany and Co. store on Fifth Avenue to push for the renewal of the millionaire's tax.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Community/Labor Groups and #OccupyWallStreet March on City’s Billionaires

Coalition for the Homeless joined hundreds in a march to ask New York's billionaires to pay their fair share.

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