Monthly Archives: August 2013

  • Commissioner Steve O'Neil
    2013 Steve O’Neil Outstanding Organizer Award 2013 Steve O’Neil Outstanding Organizer Award

    2013 Steve O’Neil Outstanding Organizer Award

2013 Steve O’Neil Outstanding Organizer Award

Nominate someone for the 2013 Steve O’Neil Award today!

Steve O’Neil was a St. Louis County Commissioner and tireless organizer for housing and homeless services.  A Chicago native who earned a master’s degree at the University of Minnesota Duluth in the 1970s, O’Neil and his wife, […]

By |August 27, 2013|Conference|Comments Off on 2013 Steve O’Neil Outstanding Organizer Award
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    6 Things You Don’t Know About Welfare 6 Things You Don’t Know About Welfare

    6 Things You Don’t Know About Welfare

6 Things You Don’t Know About Welfare

1. Most people on welfare are children.

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2. The nation’s  welfare program, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Need Families), is only available to families with children

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3. … And yet, most families […]

By |August 20, 2013|Child Homelessness, Economy, MFIP|Comments Off on 6 Things You Don’t Know About Welfare
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    3 Things You Don’t Know About Homelessness 3 Things You Don’t Know About Homelessness

    3 Things You Don’t Know About Homelessness

3 Things You Don’t Know About Homelessness

HomelessFacts1Visit  Wilder Research to view full results from the 2012 Homelessness in Minnesota survey.

 

 

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By |August 13, 2013|Child Homelessness|Comments Off on 3 Things You Don’t Know About Homelessness
  • Obama
    9 Questions for #AskObamaHousing 9 Questions for #AskObamaHousing

    9 Questions for #AskObamaHousing

9 Questions for #AskObamaHousing

What would you ask President Obama about housing? Questions were answered this week. Here’s the interview.

Here are some of the questions asked.

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By |August 7, 2013|Federal|Comments Off on 9 Questions for #AskObamaHousing