National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Type: Organization
Name: National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Number Of Homeless Veterans Really Is Falling

The number of homeless veterans in the United States has fallen 33 percent since 2010, to just under 50,000 as of January. The number of homeless veterans sleeping in the street, as opposed to in shelters, fell even faster, down nearly 40 percent over ... [Published FiveThirtyEight - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sumptuous summit

The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa probably isn´t the first place you´d look to find someone needing a roof over his or her head. Yet, in two weeks nearly 400 people whose job it is to dole out federal money and provide help for the homeless will be at ... [Published City Pulse - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Valor Grove apartment complex on Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center grounds targets homeless veterans

An $11 million apartment complex at the Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center has received 50 vouchers from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, allowing the project to specialize in housing for the homeless. The 50-unit, 83-bed ... [Published Tuscaloosa News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Jefferson County Sheriff's Department

CHARLES TOWN, WV -Jefferson County Sheriff Pete Dougherty recently was awarded a double honor for his work to end veteran homelessness at the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans' annual conference in Washington, D.C.First, Dougherty was unanimously ... [Published State Journal - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

County helps veterans avoid homelessness

By JEREMY GROSSMANStaff WriterA few years ago, New Brunswick resident Mary went through what she considered to be the most challenging period of her life.After being laid off from her job in 2009, Mary didn’t know where her life was headed — how she would ... [Published Suburban - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

First lady calls homeless vets a ‘stain on the soul of the nation’

WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama stressed the administration’s commitment to end homelessness among veterans Thursday and predicted that the country is on “the verge of making a major breakthrough.”“That’s a stain on the soul of this nation,” Obama, ... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Veteran’s Inc. gets $300K in grants

WORCESTER, Mass. – A $225,000 grant for Veteran’s Inc. from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program has been renewed. A second grant $103,666 for Homeless Female Veterans and Veterans with Families also has been awarded ... [Published Providence Business News - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Audit Shows Returning Veterans Will Pay the Price of Incompetence

With the resignation of Veteran Affairs Chief Eric Shinseki behind us, the VA still finds itself ill-prepared to handle both the new influx of veterans and the backlog of care requests from older veterans. Up to now, it has been clear that lives ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 10 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 3 reports

Is Shinseki’s Resignation Just a Democrat Political Life Saver?

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned Friday amid the ever growing controversy surrounding the treatment of military veterans at government facilities. The election year’s heightened political tensions and the increasingly partisan ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 30 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 2 reports

President Obama accepts Eric Shinseki resignation

A political boil that was threatening to damage the his party’s prospects in key mid-term congressional elections in November, President Barack Obama said on Thursday he had accepted the resignation of a key cabinet member who had become ensnared in a ... [Published The Independent - May 30 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 1 reports

Shinseki owns up to 'systemic lack of integrity'

Veterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans on Friday. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Eric Shinseki pledged to take personal responsibility for "a systemic, totally unacceptable, lack of integrity" in ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 30 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 1 reports

Shinseki Hot Seat News

According to CNN, the President says that he’s going to have a “serious conversation” with Department of Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki about whether or not he can continue in his job. I wonder why they haven’t had this “serious conversation” ... [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - May 30 2014]

Quotes

...President Obama praised Leiter, calling him "a trusted adviser to me and the entire national security team."
He added: "Leadership and integrity problems can and must be fixed, and now."
"Ric’s commitment to our veterans is unquestioned. His service to our country is exemplary," a grave Mr Obama said. "He has worked hard to investigate and identify the problems with access to care. But, as he told me this morning, the VA needs new leadership to address them."

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Sumptuous summit [Published City Pulse - Aug 27 2014]
The Number Of Homeless Veterans Really Is Falling [Published FiveThirtyEight - Aug 26 2014]
Valor Grove apartment complex on Tuscaloosa Vet... [Published Tuscaloosa News - Aug 25 2014]
Jefferson County Sheriff's Department [Published State Journal - Aug 23 2014]
County helps veterans avoid homelessness [Published Suburban - Aug 06 2014]
Veteran’s Inc. gets $300K in grants [Published Providence Business News - Aug 01 2014]
First lady calls homeless vets a ‘stain on the ... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Jul 31 2014]
Can a Former Big Business Exec Ensure Veterans ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
Audit Shows Returning Veterans Will Pay the Pri... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 10 2014]
The Post-Shinseki VA [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 02 2014]
The Unfaithful Departed: Meet The People Who Ba... [Published Zero Hedge - May 31 2014]
Shinseki resigns over VA scandal [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 31 2014]
The Week in 15 Photos: Santa Barbara, Maya Ange... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 31 2014]
Shinseki resigns, criticizing ‘systemic’ failur... [Published PBS - May 31 2014]
Is Shinseki’s Resignation Just a Democrat Polit... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 30 2014]
President Obama accepts Eric Shinseki resignation [Published The Independent - May 30 2014]
Eric Shinseki resigns amid wait-list scandal in... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 30 2014]
VA Challenges Still Loom Despite the Change at ... [Published TIME.com - May 30 2014]
VA Challenges Still Loom Despite the Change at ... [Published Swampland - May 30 2014]
Secretary Shinseki Has Resigned; Will Things Ch... [Published Lean Blog - May 30 2014]
Shinseki Resigns as Veterans Secretary Amid Sca... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - May 30 2014]
Shinseki owns up to 'systemic lack of integrity' [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 30 2014]
VA Secretary Stands Firm, Announces Reforms Ami... [Published Mashable! - May 30 2014]
Shinseki Hot Seat News [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - May 30 2014]
Feed Our Vets Strives to Feed More Veterans as ... [Published PRWeb - Feb 17 2014]
Support efforts to help homeless veterans [Published Observer-Reporter - Dec 17 2013]
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Can a Former Big Business Exec Ensure Veterans ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
Source: rsadler/Flickr Last week, the American public was informed of just how poorly the Administration of Veterans’ Affairs operates and just how corrosive the agency’s culture can be. Supplementing a November report — which revealed that veterans ...
Audit Shows Returning Veterans Will Pay the Pri... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 10 2014]
With the resignation of Veteran Affairs Chief Eric Shinseki behind us, the VA still finds itself ill-prepared to handle both the new influx of veterans and the backlog of care requests from older veterans. Up to now, it has been clear that lives ...
The Post-Shinseki VA [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 02 2014]
Shortly after a damning Inspector General’s report  documented  widespread fraud and unacceptable wait times in Phoenix’s VA clinics, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned on Friday. Jacob Siegel is  saddened  at Shinseki’s ouster: The ...
The Unfaithful Departed: Meet The People Who Ba... [Published Zero Hedge - May 31 2014]
Friday's latest resignation of yet another former Obama administration faithful - that of White House press secretary Jay Carney - got us thinking: how many people have jumped off the USS Obamic? The answer is, in short, a lot. Below is a list ...
The Week in 15 Photos: Santa Barbara, Maya Ange... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 31 2014]
Advertise on MotherJones.com It was a week of mourning and upheaval around the world, beginning with the mass shooting that killed six and injured 13 at University of California, Santa Barbara. A few days later, the nation said farewell to poet ...
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