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2010-11-04 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20th Anniversary Covenant House Candlelight Vigil in Times Square (November 16) is the year's largest national advocacy event for poor, exploited and homeless children in New York and throughout the world.

2010-09-24 09:07:00

Veteran and Inebriate Program will help homeless veterans and chronic inebriates CLEARWATER, Fla., Sept.

2010-07-16 13:41:00

SAN DIEGO, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Wednesday evening, the Land Use and Housing Committee of the San Diego City Council approved a proposal to develop a one-stop-shop for homeless rehabilitation at the old World Trade Center building on 6th Avenue in downtown San Diego.

2010-06-22 13:41:00

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a White House forum of the U.S. Interagency Council of Homelessness today, Labor Secretary Hilda L.

2010-05-25 10:42:00

WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans will be celebrating 20 years of leadership in serving the nation's veterans in crisis during the NCHV Annual Conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C., June 21-23.

2010-04-29 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jericho Project, a nationally acclaimed nonprofit ending homelessness at its roots, today announced its new Families Initiative to create stability for New York's most vulnerable homeless families by providing affordable, stable apartments and success-oriented counseling.

2010-03-15 10:26:00

LAS VEGAS, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, nearly three million youths run away from home, putting themselves at a high risk of drug addiction, prostitution, disease and mental illness.

2009-12-03 08:50:00

- $225,000 Grant Supports Healthy Lifestyles, Obesity Prevention Program Among Children and Families - PHILADELPHIA, Dec.

2009-11-17 07:00:00

DODGEVILLE, Wis., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, one week before Thanksgiving, the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness cosponsor National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.


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  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
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