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Facing Homelessness After an Unexpected Loss
United Way

For many people, the challenges of everyday finances are all too real. Just ask Johnny from Milwaukee, a longtime resident who experienced an unimaginable loss that led to a period of homelessness. After the unexpected death of his wife of 30 years, Johnny found himself on the streets.

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A RADical Way to Preserve Affordable Housing in San Francisco
LISC

In order to preserve a major portion of its decaying public housing stock, the City of San Francisco is using HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program to convert thousands of homes to non-profit ownership. LISC has helped guide the rehabilitation of these neglected units, with community developers and residents leading the way.

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“We Are All Dreamers”
Maurice Jones

LISC CEO Maurice Jones weighs in on the critical role immigrants have always played in the social, economic and spiritual life of this country. The Dreamers, as 800,000 young people supported by the DACA program are known, are valuable assets to our schools, workplaces and neighborhoods, and we need their participation, just as they need a pathway to citizenship.

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12 Girls Created a Solar-Powered Tent to Tackle Homelessness
Joe McCarthy

They didn’t know how to sew. They didn’t know how to code. They didn’t know how to solder. And they had never used a 3-D printer before. But 12 girls at San Fernando High School taught themselves all these skills — and more — to create a solar-powered tent for homeless people.

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The Birth of an Idea
Michele Sullivan

This is the story of a woman. A woman I will call Mary. I met Mary in Tanzania last year, and she told me a story of change. Mary’s story is not unique. Across the globe, there are more than 1.2 billion people who live on less than 2 dollars a day.

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With many roads still underwater or inaccessible like this one in Monroe, LA, those affected face a long road to recovery.
Red Cross Provides Help Across Multiple States After Flooding Forces Thousands from their Homes
American Red Cross

More than 450 people spent Thursday night in Red Cross and community shelters in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Includes information about how to prepare for floods and what to do to survive them.

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American Red Cross

More than 450 people spent Thursday night in Red Cross and community shelters in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Includes information about how to prepare for floods and what to do to survive them.

25 most shocking global poverty facts
Malaka Gharib

I asked our policy team at ONE to share the most surprising, illuminating facts they’ve come across in global development. Here’s what they said …

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Malaka Gharib

I asked our policy team at ONE to share the most surprising, illuminating facts they’ve come across in global development. Here’s what they said …