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2014-04-03 16:23:05

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, April 10, Friendship Place will host its annual spring symposium, a discussion titled, A Hidden Challenge: Homelessness Among Youth & Young Adults. A reception will be held at 6:30pm and the program will follow from 7-8:30pm. Hidden among us are youth without safe or stable shelter. Many also lack the basic resources and supports necessary to prepare for adulthood. According to the Metropolitan Washington Council...

2014-03-26 23:29:44

Glittering costumes, fantastical floats, pulsating music and frenzied dancing in the streets. The Biggest Fete Ever Seen, Carnival 2014. April 5th - May 3rd, 2014. St. Thomas, United States Vrigin Islands (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 April springs to life with Carnival festivities on St. Thomas. In its 62nd continuous year, the St. Thomas Carnival is a highly anticipated cultural tradition that spans a full month with fun activities for all ages. Enjoy boat races, toddler races, nightly live...

2014-02-27 23:24:03

The Prime 8 Art League announced its 3rd annual open call for artists and unique pop-up gallery event, with all proceeds benefiting Marwen youth art programs. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The Prime 8 Art League, the non-profit extension of award-winning commerce solution provider Gorilla Group, today announced its 3rd annual open call for artists (http://www.prime8artleague.com). Five (5) artists will be commissioned and paid to produce original works for a unique pop-up gallery...

2014-02-25 04:21:59

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS), in collaboration with other governmental partners and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, has launched a new supportive housing rental subsidy program called the Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool (FHSP). The goal of the FHSP is to secure decent, safe, and affordable housing for DHS patients who are homeless and have complex physical and behavioral health conditions. Los...

2014-02-20 12:22:48

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - California's water conservation campaign has a new ally with the Tornado ACS System. The patented chemical-free and waterless system has buy-in with the City of San Francisco and the University of California, Berkeley to remove graffiti tags and restore surfaces including brick, concrete, tile, metal, plastic, plaster, natural stone and reclaimed wood. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/TO743) Absolutely no water or...

Space Shuttle Replica Vandalized At Space Center Houston
2013-12-01 05:10:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A replica space shuttle located outside of Space Center Houston was apparently vandalized late Tuesday night last week. Museum staff discovered when they arrived the following morning that someone had spray-painted racist and politically motivated messages onto the side of the vehicle. According to the Daily Mail, one of the messages spray-painted onto the side of the replica shuttle, Space Shuttle Independence, read “Houston we...

2013-11-06 23:31:23

Atlas will work with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans to guide communities through a rapid process to develop a coordinated assessment and housing system and build standardized management. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Atlas Research has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans to support VA staff and community providers in facilitating permanent...

2013-10-09 23:04:16

Once Homeless, Veteran Is Now Back on Her Feet With VA Support Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Young mother and Army Veteran LaQuita Branch was struggling to make ends meet while in a tumultuous relationship. Evicted from her house, Branch tearfully sent her children to live with her mother while she fought to overcome depression, leave the relationship and piece her life back together. She never imagined that she would be homeless. “Sometimes I stayed at the park because...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'