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Posted byon May 5, 2011 at 2:14 PM EDT
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) held a meeting focusing on the important role of partnerships in combating and preventing homelessness.
Posted byon April 5, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT
On April 5, 2010, 29 miners died in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Coal Mine in Montcoal, WV. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis discusses the efforts undertaken by the federal government to improve mine safety.
Posted byon February 4, 2011 at 3:19 PM EDT
VA hosted a Homeless Veterans Stand Down event that provided employment services, benefits claims, counseling, pastoral care, clothing, haircuts and health screenings. Stand Down events are part of the VA’s emphasis to end Veteran homelessness in five years.
Posted byon December 6, 2010 at 2:18 PM EDT
Joshua DuBois highlights some recent progress toward implementing specific recommendations from the President’s Advisory Council.
Posted byon September 16, 2010 at 11:51 AM EDT
Jared Bernstein explains that for all the bad news in America's poverty rate, the Recovery Act helped a lot of Americans stay above water.
Posted byon September 8, 2010 at 6:00 PM EDT
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan writes about the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
Posted byon August 26, 2010 at 11:06 AM EDT
Miniard Culpepper, Acting Director for the HUD Faith-Neighborhood Center, shares his highlights from a recent reception with HUD Secretary Donovan and faith and community leaders.
Posted byon June 23, 2010 at 5:53 PM EDT
Lead Cabinet Secretaries from the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) joined USICH Director Barbara Poppe to unveil and submit "Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness" to the President and Congress.
Posted byon June 16, 2010 at 9:35 AM EDT
Barbara Poppe, Executive Director of the US Interagency Council on Homelessness, announces the release of the nation’s first comprehensive strategy to prevent and end homelessness.
Posted byon June 8, 2010 at 10:49 AM EDT
John Berry, Director of the United States Office of Personnel Management announces the launch of the 2010 Feds Feed Families with an event at the Capital Area Food Bank. Federal employees nationwide are stepping up to meet this challenge by gathering 1,200,000 pounds of food for families in need this summer.