January 1, 2009

Beyond Bread: The New Year is Upon Us

Happy New Year, Readers!!

~First, thanks to BrightestYoungThings for their recent write-up about Bread for the City on their food blog.

~The Bureau of Labor reports that the Greater Washington Area's unemployment rate is currently 8%--the highest since the mid-90's.

~Whitman-Walker is making cuts to staff this holiday season, laying off a number of senior officials.

~As the housing crisis continues to unfold and the economy declines, the face of homelessness is changing.

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