the White House livestream on homelessness

“Opening Doors” http://www.whitehouse.gov/live/meeting-us-interagency-council-homelessness  USICH meeting on continuing efforts to prevent and end homelessness. The White House My Veteran’s Affairs hero is speaking. I love him! HUD/V A Supportive Housing has been the best tool for ending homelessness. By the end of next year it can bring 30,000 veterans and families out of homelessness.

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Law and Veterans

Special courts and rules for judging American Veterans who have committed crimes that may be related to having served are becoming more common. “The VA and organizations supporting veterans argue that the special courts are often the first place wayward veterans discover the many benefits they are eligible for, such as medical and psychological care.” […]

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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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♥ South Dakota’s Tim Johnson ♥

U.S. Senator Tim Johnson is my Man of the Week. (okay, so that is something I just started today – but really – I think we should celebrate those who Do GOOD for us more often) “May 20, 2010 Today, as chairman of the VA Appropriations Subcommittee, I will be co-chairing a hearing with Senator […]

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Homeless Veterans Help

Agencies in CA that provide services to Homeless Veterans. I am shortening the list to the Los Angeles County area – but the full list can be accessed HERE  American GI Forum of Montebello   Contact Name: Rafael Centeno Address: 7801 Telegraph RD, Suite A City/State/Zip: Montebello, CA 90640 Phone: 323-278-0330 Email: laivc@earthlink.net Web: http://www.agif.org Antelope […]

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