Archive for the ‘Human Services’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 10-16, 2014)

Monday, March 17th, 2014


Pantry’s Closure Will Leave Void in Harvard Square Daytime Homeless Services.” By Sonali Y. Salgado and Caroline T. Zhang. Harvard Crimson. March 10, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 3-9, 2014)

Monday, March 10th, 2014


Pitfalls Seen in a Turn to Privately Run Long-Term Care.” By Nina Bernstein. New York Times. March 7, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 24-March 2, 2014)

Monday, March 3rd, 2014


Assisted Living Giant Is Focus of Federal Probe; Investigators for the last year have been examining the operations of Emeritus Senior Living, the nation’s largest assisted living company.” By A.C. Thompson. March 1, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 17-23, 2014)

Monday, February 24th, 2014


Demand for Food Grows in New York City After a Cut; Time of Reckoning for Emergency-Food Providers.” By Melanie Grayce West. Wall Street Journal. February 18, 2014.

“Food Bank leaves the kitchen; A nonprofit’s tax-service arm signs a lease for a prime storefront on St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem, just three blocks above Central Park—and several blocks from its previous space in the charity’s kitchen
.” By Joe Anuta. Crain’s New York Business. February 20, 2014.


Monday, February 17th, 2014


NY Schools: Canada to Resign from Harlem Children’s Zone; Geoffrey Canada Catapulted the Organization to National Prominence.” By Sophia Hollander. Wall Street Journal. February 11, 2014.
Related article:
Chief of Harlem Children’s Program Will Step Aside.” New York Times. February 11, 2014.
Harlem Children’s Zone names new leader; Anne Williams-Isom, the former chief operating Associated Press. February 11, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (January 27-February 2, 2014)

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014


NY Culture: New York Nonprofit Expands; Mentoring Program Launches Nationally.” By Polya Lesova. Wall Street Journal. January 27, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (January 20-26, 2014)

Monday, January 27th, 2014


After feds cut food stamps, city pantries go empty; Nearly half the city’s soup kitchens and pantries say they ran out of food at some point in in November, the month that Washington began cutting $5 billion from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Big influxes of new visitors reported.” By Theresa Agovino. Crains New York Business. January 24, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 30, 2013-January 5, 2014)

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014


Nonprofit that aids the homeless exits Costa Mesa; The Illumination Foundation says an antagonistic political climate made it too difficult to help the homeless in Costa Mesa.” By Jill Cowan. Los Angeles Times. January 5, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 9-15, 2013)

Monday, December 16th, 2013


How text messages help the Polaris Project zero in on human trafficking.” By Mohana Ravindranath. Washington Post. December 9, 2013.

Food co-op spreads the wealth; The popular Park Slope Food Co-op will begin loaning funds to smaller collectives.” By Lisa Fickenscher. Crain’s New York Business. December 9, 2013.

Anne Kadet: Feeding New Yorkers With Maximum Efficiency; Last year, 1.4 million New Yorkers—17% of the population—ate from the food bank.” By Anne Kadet. Wall Street Journal. December 13, 2013.

Girls Educational and Mentoring Services Marks 15 Years; Nonprofit Group Helps Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking.” By Carmel Melouney. Wall Street Journal. December 13, 2013.

Boy, 8, opens lemonade stand to feed homeless.” By Stacy Finz. San Francisco Chronicle. December 15, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (November 25-December 1, 2013)

Monday, December 2nd, 2013


“As Homeless Line Up for Food, Los Angeles Weighs Restrictions
.” By Adam Nagourney. New York Times. November 26, 2013