Monthly Archives: August 2010

On Homelessness & Hurricanes

“Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans?…Miss the moss covered vines, tall sugar pines, where mockingbirds used to sing?” Harry Connick, Jr. sang these words on his 1988 album, never expecting the meaning they would take on … Continue reading

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Intern Reflections

In late April, I  accepted a development & communications summer internship at the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty. While I found the prospect of working in Washington D.C. very exciting, I was not sure what to expect. I … Continue reading

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Who should lead?

An important aspect of Wall Street reform is the creation of a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which will take charge of nearly all federal consumer protection regulation – including regulation of mortgages, student loans, credit cards, and other financial … Continue reading

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Hotel Kids – Not Homeless?!

A couple of weeks ago, several members of the Law Center’s staff attended a film screening of Alexandra Pelosi’s new documentary, “Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County.” The screening was followed by an engaging panel discussion on child  homelessness … Continue reading

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