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U.S.VETS & AMERICAN LEGION WORK TO HELP D.C. HOMELESS VETERANS


It has been almost two years since Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki spoke at The American Legion national convention in Louisville and pledged to end homelessness among vets within five years. 17 more words

Homeless

Small Group of 'Concerned Students' Stage Protest at Foreign Policy Debate

via Vox Populi

Before Monday night’s debate watch in Lohrfink, attendees were handed curious pamphlets before the event, filled with pictures of the “victims of American imperialism,” Howard Zinn quotes, and military spending statistics. 671 more words

Foreign Affairs

Targeting Chronically Homeless Veterans with HUD-VASH


Hundreds of veterans are sleeping on the street or in the emergency shelter system in the District of Columbia. This brief examines data from the vulnerability index survey, completed by the DC Department of Health and Human Services and Common Ground, a nonprofit supportive housing provider.

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Homeless

Presidential Campaign

The next video I’m going to talk about in regards to examples of engagement is one done by Epic Rap Battles of History in their second season called “Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney”. 189 more words

Engagement

Bodega Pastures

Nestled in the rolling hills near California’s Sonoma Coast is a 1,000-acre sheep ranch called Bodega Pastures. Although the ranch has been in operation for many decades, Hazel Flett, one of its current sheep managers and our tour guide, has *only* been here for 35 years. 498 more words

Wool

Interact with the 2012 election results

The New York Times has been known for years to create and design interesting and unique interactive maps, timelines and much more.

During the 2012 Presidential Election between President Obama and Former Governor Mitt Romney, the Times decided to update their look of the electoral map for the results coming in. 145 more words

Events

Spinning Yarn for a shawl

As I am spinning the Romney fleece into a fine yarn I have decided to actually knit with it.  So for the first time I am spinning yarn for an actual project!   411 more words