Blog

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.

Comments | read more

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.

Comments | read more

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.

Comments | read more

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.

Comments | read more

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.

Comments | read more

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.

Comments | read more

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.

Comments | read more

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.

Comments | read more

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.

Comments | read more

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.

Comments | read more

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.

Comments | read more

Thursday, August 8, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
More Evidence of NYC’s Housing Affordability Crisis

A major new report about housing in New York City documents the widening affordability gap, one of the driving forces behind record homelessness . Even during the economic downturn apartment rents rose significantly while renter incomes fell, and four out of five low-income renters suffer from high rent burdens.

Comments | read more

Thursday, August 8, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Daily News Op-Ed Touts Bloomberg’s Misguided Approach to Homelessness

A recent op-ed is yet another effort to promote the meager findings of the controversial Homebase study. But the op-ed paints a deeply misleading picture of NYC family homelessness and, most troubling, completely ignores proven housing-based solutions.

Comments | read more

Friday, August 2, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
An Update from Bound For Success

This week Bound For Success takes a trip to White Post Farms.

Comments | read more

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Coalition Works with the 92Y’s Passport NYC

This summer the Coalition worked with a group of international teens looking to make a difference in the world.

Comments | read more

Monday, July 29, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Bound for Success Has a Little Fun in the Kitchen

Our BFS kids learned how to make ice cream and other treats from scratch.

Comments | read more

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Congrats to First Step Classes 116 and 117!

We recently celebrated graduation ceremonies for First Step classes 116 and 117.

Comments | read more

Monday, July 22, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Coalition for the Homeless Responds to Lawsuit

Read the Coalition's response to the recent lawsuit by Bloomberg against Liu.

Comments | read more

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
A Bound for Success Summer Blog

Each week this summer we will feature photos and writings from our Bound for Success day camp.

Comments | read more

Thursday, July 11, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Bloomberg Officials Tout Meager Findings of Prevention Study While Still Withholding Housing Aid

A controversial study of the Homebase prevention program found that it did little to prevent homelessness and saved a mere $140 per family. But Mayor Bloomberg still stubbornly withholds permanent housing aid that would both reduce NYC’s record homeless shelter population AND save nearly $15 million each year.

Comments | read more

 <  1 2 3 4 5 >  Last »