Monthly Archives: January 2013

Using Privilege To Give Voice To The Vulnerable

Editor’s note: The author composed this piece in mid-January, on one of the coldest days of the month. With the wind chill, it’s about 15 degrees outside this morning.  This week is shaping up to be the coldest DC has … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead: Preventing and Ending Homelessness in 2013

Happy 2013!  As we start the new year at the Law Center, we reflect first on last year.  We saw gains in our work on the human right to housing, including the rights of tenants in foreclosure; on fighting the … Continue reading

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Looking Back: A Milestone Year for Homeless Advocacy

The year 2012 was an important milestone for the Law Center, as we marked the 25th anniversary of the McKinney-Vento Act—the first federal legislation to address homelessness—for which our founder and executive director was a primary advocate.  But while great … Continue reading

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“Fiscal Cliff” Deal Delays Cuts, But Safety-Net Still in Danger

At the close of 2012, Congress and the Administration faced critical fiscal issues: whether to renew the Bush-era tax cuts; sequestration (spending cuts of up to 8 percent in nearly all social and defense programs); and whether to raise the … Continue reading

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