Domesitc Violence Shelters are hurting

reducing services, staff and possibly beds because there are not enough funds to keep them going. The state funds have been reduced, Federal Stimulus finding is going away, but the need for the services remain the same or greater. So where can the money come from. Ultimately the funding comes from you – sometimes in […]

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Domestic Violence Victems who work

have new protections in Conneticut. http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/article.asp?articleid=102508 “explicitly prohibits an employer from refusing to hire, terminating, penalizing, threatening, or otherwise retaliating against any employee because the worker is a victim of family violence or because the employee attends or participates in a court proceeding related to a civil case in which he or she is a […]

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The best thing I’ve read today

about the state of Homelessness and need for compassion. Thank you kathy.silverberg@comcast.net  and The Herald Tribune. http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20100521/COLUMNIST/5211011/2107/BUSINESS?p=3&tc=pg Here are the (in my view) the best quotes: Homelessness is a complicated issue that does not have a single solution. Military veterans are also overrepresented among the homeless population. The Veterans Administration estimates that 20 percent of […]

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