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Monday, April 1, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Coalition for the Homeless is Looking for Volunteer Shelter Monitors

Help us inspect the NYC shelters and interact with clients.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
How I Found Myself

First Step graduate Lakisha Smith talks about her journey.

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Monday, March 25, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
City to Kick Sandy Evacuees Out of Hotels Before Housing Plan is Implemented

The City recently announced they will end the hotel program for Sandy evacuees at the end of April -- long before affordable housing resources will made available to all of those in need.

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Friday, March 22, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
CFH Responds to City’s Dangerous Plans To Kick Sandy Victims Out of Hotels

CFH responds to reports to NYC will kick Hurricane Sandy victims out of hotels at end of April.

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Friday, March 22, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
13 Bold Progressive Ideas for NYC

Coalition for the Homeless joined the NYC Council Progressive Caucus in launching an important policy platform.

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Thursday, March 21, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Winter 2013 Edition of Safety Net is Out!

Read the latest edition of Safety Net the newsletter of the Coalition for the Homeless

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Monday, March 18, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
New Briefing Paper: Homeless Again

Our new policy brief details the continued fallout from Advantage returns and the rising costs of repeat family homelessness.

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Monday, March 11, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
An Open Letter to Mayor Bloomberg

This eloquent, impassioned letter to Mayor Bloomberg was written by Tim Campbell, the Coalition’s Director of Programs.

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Friday, March 8, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Right to Shelter and Proven Solutions to the Problem of Homelessness

Closing out a week of stubbornly avoiding responsibility for New York City’s record homeless shelter population, Mayor Bloomberg today launched an attack on NYC’s legal right to shelter – including fantastical claims about private jets and limos whisking imaginary homeless people off to shelters.

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Thursday, March 7, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
FACT VS. FICTION:  Fact-checking Bloomberg on Homelessness

Refusing to take responsibility for the record-high 50,000+ homeless people in NYC shelters, Mayor Bloomberg and his officials have instead launched a series of baseless attacks on homeless advocates. Here we fact-check the attacks.

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Thursday, March 7, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Still No Relief for Low-Income Renters Hit Hardest by Sandy

New reports confirm that low-income renters have been hit hardest by Sandy.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
State of the Homeless 2013:  50,000: The Bloomberg Legacy of Record Homelessness

Yesterday the Coalition released the “State of the Homeless 2013” report, which documented how, for the first time ever, more than 50,000 homeless New Yorkers are sleeping each night in municipal shelters – a shocking 61 percent increase since Mayor Bloomberg took office.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
State of the Homeless 2013:  50,000

Coalition for the Homeless released its 2013 "State of the Homeless" report today showing that for the first time the number of homeless New Yorkers sleeping in emergency shelter each night has passed 50,000 – a 61 percent increase since Mayor Bloomberg took office.

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Thursday, February 28, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Over 300 Groups Address Social Work Employment Issues in Letter

Over 300 social service providers signed a letter to New York State officials regarding legal issues with the employment of social workers and other mental health professionals

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
News Release: Blueprint for Post-Sandy Housing Aid

Hurricane Sandy evacuees, New York City Council Members, and advocates held a press conference at City Hall today to present a blueprint for dealing with the post-Sandy housing crisis.

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Monday, February 25, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
New Yorkers Urge Mayor Bloomberg to Stop Denying Shelter In Cold Weather

Over 500 Signatures Collected Urging Mayor to Stop Turning Families Away in Freezing Weather

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Friday, February 22, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Coalition Responds to Mayor Bloomberg’s “Compassion” Comments

CFH's Mary Brosnahan responds to Mayor Bloomberg's assertion that the City's homeless policies are "compassionate."

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Young Children and Families Left Out in the Cold

The Bloomberg administration reached a new low in its decision to force children and families to the streets during cold-weather emergencies.

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Thursday, February 14, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Court Victory for Homeless Single Adults

A Department of Homeless Services attempt to impose eligibility requirements on homeless single adults is once again declared unlawful.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Patterson Belknap Sponsors GCFP for Month of February

Patterson Belknap’s generous sponsorship is allowing 10,000 meals to be given out to our most vulnerable neighbors this month.

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