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      New Ways to Solve Senior Homelessness

      The number of seniors experiencing homelessness in the U.S. is growing. In the last several years, trends show that the number of seniors living in extreme poverty – those earning…

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          DC Hotel Joins Fight Against Child Prostitution

          On Friday, AccorHotels, the owner of Hotel Sofitel in Washington, DC, joined the global fight against child prostitution. Christophe Alaux, the group’s CEO for North, Central America and the Caribbean,…

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            On the Street for Winter Break (or Longer)

            As college campuses across the country shut down for winter break, tens of thousands of students will soon find themselves homeless. Again. Data is lacking to determine exactly how many…

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              A Visit From the First Family

              There was applause and cheering in the room at Friendship Place last Wednesday when the First Family (including the President, First Lady, daughters Malia and Sasha, and the “First Grandma,”…

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                This Holiday Season, Pledge Your Hope Locally

                By Jean-Michel Giraud President & CEO, Friendship Place Huffington Post Blogger Read this on the Huffington Post website This year has been filled with so many different events. Some have…

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                  For LGBTQ Youth, Safe Space Is Key

                  Studies show that providing a safe space is key in engaging and retaining homeless LGBTQ youth in programming. A safe space can be indicated by something as small as a…

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                    Growing Old Homeless

                    By Jean-Michel Giraud President & CEO, Friendship Place Huffington Post Blogger Read this on the Huffington Post website The number of seniors experiencing homelessness is growing in the U.S. Some…

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                      Getting to Zero 2016

                      Zero 2016, the goal to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2015 and chronic homelessness within 2016, is a catalyst for service providers and advocates this summer. The momentum…

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