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    Book Discussion on Almost Home

    Covenant House president Kevin Ryan and former New York Times reporter Tina Kelley talked about their book, Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope, in which they describe…

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    Homelessness in Tampa

    Vicki Sokolik talked about her Starting Right, Now, program that aims to meet the needs of the homeless in Tampa’s Hillsborough County. She also responded to telephone calls and…

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    Unlikely Brothers

    John Prendergast and Michael Mattocks talked about their joint memoir. When he was 20-years old Mr. Prendergast, a human rights activist and co-founder of the Enough Project,…

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    Leo Pfeifer StudentCam Interview

    Leo Pfeifer spoke about his video, Homelessness: An American Crisis, one of the middle school section second prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary…

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    Homelessness: An American Crisis

    Leo Pfeifer’s video, Homelessness: An American Crisis, was one of the middle school section second prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary…

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    Sam Ostlund StudentCam Interview

    Sam Ostlund spoke about his video, Homeless, one of the high school section third prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Sam is a senior at…

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    Homeless

    Sam Ostlund’s video, Homeless, was one of the high school section third prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Sam is senior at Mahtomedi High…

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    Homelessness in U.S. Report

    Nan Roman and Senator Jack Reed talked about a new report from the National Alliance to End Homelessness. The report’s co-author William Sermons and a former homeless woman,…

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    Economy and Homelessness

    Nan Roman talked about the impact the economy is having on the number of families entering homeless shelters. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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    Secretary Shaun Donovan Remarks

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan talked about the Obama administration’s strategic plan to end homelessness, and particularly programs aimed at assisting veterans…

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    National Network for Youth 2010 Symposium

    Kathleen Sebelius delivered keynote remarks at a symposium addressing youth homelessness. She talked about various Health and Human Services programs that assist homeless youths, and…

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    Homeless Veterans

    Witnesses testified about homelessness among veterans and proposals by Veterans Administration Secretary Shinseki to end veterans' homelessness within 5 years. Among the topics they…

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    Homelessness Among Veterans

    Panelists spoke about the problem of homelessness, particularly at it related to veteran communities. Among the topics they addressed were prevalent causes of homelessness, mental…

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    Homeless Veterans

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has pledged to combat veteran homelessness by establishing a national zero tolerance policy for veterans falling into homelessness. This initiative…

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    Book Discussion on Land of the Lost Souls

    Cadillac Man talked about his book Land of the Lost Souls: My Life on the Streets (Bloomsbury USA; March 17, 2009). In the book he recounts his story of life from middle-class American to…

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    Ryan Wright StudentCam Contest Winner

    Ryan Wright talked about the video he produced, The America No One Wants to See, one of the high school section second prize-winning videos. He is an 11th-grade student at Milton…

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    Needs of the U.S. Poor

    David Treadwell talked about the needs of the poor and homeless in Washington, DC, and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

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    Homeless Veterans

    The Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Subcommittees of the Senate Appropriations Committee…

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    Homelessness: The Plague of Baltimore City

    One of the second prize-winning videos for the high school section, Homelessness: The Plague of Baltimore City, was produced by Adrienne Knight and Anne Bancroft, 12th-grade students at…

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    Hunger and Homelessness Survey

    The panelists talked about a report that was released by the U.S. Conference of Mayors on the problems of hunger and homelessness. They said that economic issues such as poverty, high…

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