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City awarded housing funding for homeless

Yale Daily News

City awarded housing funding for homeless

January 27, 2015

Three New Haven homeless assistance organizations plan to use funding awarded by the state last week to continue providing housing subsidies and supportive services for the homeless.

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112 Seek 12 Second-Chance Market Jobs

New Haven Independent

112 Seek 12 Second-Chance Market Jobs

January 14, 2015

The face of New Haven’s unemployed emerged inside Elm City Market, where over 100 job-seekers lined up for a second shot at a stable life.

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Greater New Haven’s ‘Challenge to End Homelessness’ looks ahead

New Haven Register

Greater New Haven’s ‘Challenge to End Homelessness’ looks ahead

December 18, 2014

The coalition that crushed the 100-Day Challenge to End Homelessness in Greater New Haven has set an even bigger goal.

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New Haven pushing to end homelessness

WTNH

New Haven pushing to end homelessness

December 18, 2014

New Haven officials are coming to the end of their 100 day challenge to end homelessness, just in time for the holiday season.

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It’s A Wrap

New Haven Independent

It’s A Wrap

December 18, 2014

How’s this for a Christmas present: 117 New Haveners will be home—not homeless—for the holidays.

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A Hill Refuge, Reborn

New Haven Independent

A Hill Refuge, Reborn

December 12, 2014

For Nelson McLaughlin, homelessness meant sleeping on a bench, seeing someone from your past life walk by and hoping the person doesn’t see you.

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Krygier '60 honored by Columbus House

Fairfield College Preparatory School

Krygier '60 honored by Columbus House

December 12, 2014

On December 4, the Columbus House honored Ed Krygier ’60 and the Fairfield Prep Alumni Service Group with the John S. Martinez Community Service Award. This award commemorates the late State Representative, a former Columbus House employee and board member, who dedicated his life to serving others.

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Harp looks to increase homeless program oversight

Yale Daily News

Harp looks to increase homeless program oversight

December 3, 2014

Mayor Toni Harp has proposed creating a new administrative position to oversee the city’s homelessness prevention programs, a move that would streamline relations with local homeless service providers.

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Forum: Remember needs of veterans every day, not just on Nov. 11

New Haven Register

Forum: Remember needs of veterans every day, not just on Nov. 11

November 23, 2014

Recently our communities hosted a variety Veterans Day events — concerts, parades, and community breakfasts were advertised everywhere. Local business offered veterans free meals and schools created lesson plans aimed at teaching our youth what Veterans Day is all about. And this was the right thing to do.

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Homelessness among veterans dropping in Connecticut as state works to eliminate it

New Haven Register

Homelessness among veterans dropping in Connecticut as state works to eliminate it

November 13, 2014

Having served their country in the armed services, many veterans have not been well-served by their country, with homelessness a major problem since the Vietnam War ended.

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