Showing posts from April 28, 2016

ZERO Homework + Shorter School Days = Best (and Happiest) Students

Students in Finland test the highest in education in the world.  They have ZERO homework.  School days are shorter.  Kids are encouraged to play.  They thrive in education + life.  Common sense.  We must do the same.

SSVF Region Update from Adrienne: Please Read-Very Important

Hi Team, I imagine that your may just be reaching this email today. I know that you receive a high volume, and I am really, really sorry for adding to it. I need your help. Please, please cc Lisa  if you are emailing me. I want to make sure that we don't lose any emails during the transition. However, if she isn't included and it just goes to me, there may be a very high chance that you won't receive a response right away. Please also help with including information like your grant number etc. I hope that you are doing extremely well. I am going to ask for your help in reading through this email very carefully J First, I wanted to thank you for all of your work. I know that there are many responsibilities with SSVF, and I truly appreciate your dedication. Second, I wanted to commend you on your work with community planning. In our region alone, we have had 8 communities and 2 states receive federal recognition for meeting the Benchmarks and Cri

Webinar – Talking to Congress; Advocating for Homeless Veterans

Webinar – Talking to Congress; Advocating for Homeless Veterans Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) is hosting the webinar, “Talking to Congress; Advocating for Homeless Veterans”, on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT.   Communicating with your elected representatives in Congress can be a daunting task if you have never attempted it before, but it need not be. As constituents, and as providers of housing, employment, and other services to homeless veterans, you would be welcomed in the offices of your Senators and Representatives. Furthermore, the work you can do in these meetings can bear fruit for helping programs and veterans across the country. If you are interested in starting to schedule these meetings, or maybe just interested in brushing up on interacting with Congress before your next regula

Your Weekly Homelessness Update

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