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Nonprofit café to employ the previously homeless

Nonprofit café to employ the previously homeless

A Hollywood organization that houses the previously homeless and provides them services is looking to “step up” its game after the Los Angeles City Council approved $420,000 to benefit its job training program. Step Up on Vine opened its three-story facility in March 2012, and its 34 units have since been occupied. The organization is [...] [...more]

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Homeless advocates tweak strategy

Homeless advocates tweak strategy

Although the results of the 2013 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count will not be out until mid-summer, local advocates and volunteers who helped conduct the tally in January are wasting no time in planning out their strategy to battle the issue in coming years. Hollywood 4WRD — a coalition of local businesses, government officials, social [...] [...more]

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Veteran Walks Four States to Help the Homeless

Veteran Walks Four States to Help the Homeless

In order to garner a true appreciation of a person, they say to walk a mile in their shoes. Well, try 1,460 miles. In hopes of raising awareness about homelessness, former U.S. Marine Stephen Millhouse trekked from Missoula, Mont., to Los Angeles on foot beginning Aug. 3. He arrived at Skid Row on Jan. 2, [...] [...more]

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