Archive for the ‘Human Services’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (July 14-20, 2014)

Monday, July 21st, 2014


New Chief Named at Children’s Aid; Phoebe Boyer New President of Social-Service Agency.” By Melanie Grayce West. Wall Street Journal. July 16, 2014.
Related story:
Children’s Aid Society hires first female CEO; Phoebe Boyer replaces Richard Buery Jr., who left the 161-year-old charity to become a deputy mayor to Bill de Blasio.” Crain’s New York Business. July 16, 2014.

With A Series Of Small Bans, Cities Turn Homelessness Into A Crime.” All Things Considered/National Public Radio. July 16, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (July 7-13, 2014)

Monday, July 14th, 2014


The future of Harlem Children’s Zone is in her hands; The new leader of the nonprofit has big plans and faces even higher expectations.” By Theresa Agovino. Crain’s New York Business. July 8, 2014.

Hampden woman serves community by recording history of rape response organization.” By Renee Ordway. Bangor Daily News. July 11, 2014.

D.C. family homeless shelter beset by dysfunction, decay.” By Justin Jouvenal, Robert Samuels and DeNeen Brown. Washington Post. July 12, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June_23-29, 2014)

Monday, June 30th, 2014


Rations Reduced as Demand Grows for Soup Kitchens.” By Winnie Hu. New York Times. June 28, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 9-15, 2014)

Monday, June 16th, 2014


“33 U.S. Cities Have Restricted Feeding The Homeless In Past Year Alone: Report.” By Robbie Couch. Huffington Post. June 11, 2014.

Rivals oppose Partners growth: Say cost of care will rise, some hospitals may shut.” By Robert Weisman. Boston Globe. June 11, 2014.

NY Culture: Famous Voices Support Children’s Health Fund; Paul Simon, Dave Matthews and Aaron Neville Perform.” By Carson Griffith. Wall Street Journal. June 12, 2014.

Lutheran Social Services of New England changes name.” By Erin Ailworth. Boston Globe. June 14, 2014.

Maine cancels contract with Alexander Group.” By Christopher Cousins. Bangor Daily News. June 14, 2014.

Empty beds, empty coffers: Why Maine’s rural nursing homes are facing an uncertain future.” By Jackie Farwell. Bangor Daily News. June 14, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 2-8, 2014)

Monday, June 9th, 2014


Halfway Houses Meet Fraction of Demand for Former Inmates.” By Edgar Walters. New York Times/Texas Tribune. June 6, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 19-25, 2014)

Monday, May 26th, 2014


The Great Society at 50: Lyndon B. Johnson’s cultural vision mirrored his domestic one.” By Philip Kennicott. Washington Post. May 21, 2014.

Bill Clinton celebrates with City Year.” By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein.” Boston Globe. May 23, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 12-18, 2014)

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014


As Salvation Army Moves Out, Another Piece of Bowery History Is Lost.” By Ashley Southall. New York Times. May 12, 2014.

Paul Ryan’s Approach To Poverty Is Straight Out Of The 19th Century.” By Arthur Delaney. Huffington Post. May 14, 2014.

Religious groups unite to review poverty programs; Rather than just feeding the needy, the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, and the UJA Federation are conducting a joint study and seeking ways to help lift people out of poverty.” By Theresa Agovino. Crain’s New York Business. May 15, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 5-11, 2014)

Monday, May 12th, 2014


Philadelphia’s Success in Helping the Homeless Gets a Philanthropic Boost.” By Jon Hurdle. New York Times. May 8, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (April 28-May 4, 2014)

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014


Tech Advocate Named to Run 92nd Street Y in Manhattan; Henry Timms Launched #GivingTuesday Among Other Initiatives.” By Jennifer Maloney. Wall Street Journal. April 30, 2014.
Related stories:
92nd Street Y Names Two Leaders.” New York Times. April 29, 2014.

It’s a goy! 92nd St. Y picks first non-Jewish chief; Henry Timms, who has been interim executive director, was named to the top job on Tuesday, marking the first non-Jewish leader in the organization’s 140-year history.” By Theresa Agovino. Crain’s New York Business. April 29, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (April 21-27, 2014)

Monday, April 28th, 2014


People Disguised As Homeless Ignored By Loved Ones On Street In Stunning Social Experiment.” By Sara Gates. Huffington Post. April 24, 2014.