The Coalition's 2012 Annual Meeting will include talks by Marianne Savarese on health care for the homeless and Dan Ward on veterans services. The meeting agenda will include election of the Board, updates on accomplishments, and a report on plans for the coming year. Refreshments will be served. Fellowship Housing Opportunities is at the corner of Pleasant and State Streets, across from Riverbend.
Ellen Fries, Secretary, 603-228-0667 or 603-568-5880.
Late May means that it is crunch time at both the RI and MA state houses. Months of work - hearings, letter writing, lobby visits and phone calls - are on the line. It is also the period of time when lawmaking is at its ugliest. To some politicians everything is reduced to horse trading. Transparency, what little there was, is totally gone. The merits of a bill may mean little as it becomes one of many bargining chips in a massive "game".
The "In Their Shoes" Awareness Walk is a 5k walk through Concord to experience and raise awareness about survival issues faced by people who are homeless. Registration is $20, with students free. Sponsored by Concord Coalition to End Homelessness.
"We will remember and we will do all we can to help our brothers and sisters who need us"
Thirty-one people gathered at State House Plaza under a cold drizzle Wednesday afternoon to remember the lives of 26 formerly homeless people who died in 2011. Homeless Memorial Day vigils also took place in Manchester, Nashua, Keene, Lebanon, Newport, and Laconia.
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