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Immigrants Experiencing Homelessness

By / December 6, 2018 / / 0 Comments

Many people experiencing homelessness are immigrants, some of which are undocumented. With the recent political legislature, more immigrants are facing homelessness, housing discrimination, and some are living in detention centers still separated from their children. In 2016, the Pew Research Center estimated an immigrant population of 43.7 million (1).  Approximately 25% or  around  10 million […]

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Fair Housing Act Celebrates 50 Years

By / November 2, 2018 / , , / 0 Comments

The Fair Housing Act of 1968 protects people from discrimination when purchasing, renting, seeking housing assistance, getting a mortgage or engaging in other housing related activities (1). This groundbreaking legislation  it occurred during the Civil Right Movement,  and was signed into order by Lyndon B. Johnson a week after the assassination of Martin Luther King […]

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Weatherization Day Oct 30

By / October 30, 2018 / , , / 0 Comments

Every year on October 30th, communities across America recognize today as National Weatherization Day; a day where people share success stories and show the positive impact that the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has on home and health improvement (1).”The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) reduces energy costs for low-income households by […]

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#SpiritDay

By / October 18, 2018 / / 0 Comments

A Staggering 85% of school aged youth reported being verbally harassed because of their sexual orientation or gender identity (1). October 18th is Spirit Day, a day that focuses on spreading awareness to make changes and stand against bullying LGBTQ youth. According to Glaad.org, LGBTQ youth experience bullying at a much higher rate than youth […]

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