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By Gabrielle DeFord A luxury, New York City skyscraper made the news recently for its plans to have a separate door to its affordable housing

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Part 2 in our series on Solutions Only a stone’s throw away from Connecticut’s Capitol, Frog Hollow is a working-class neighborhood in Hartford, rich in

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Part 1 in our series on Solutions   We all know homelessness is a problem.  Whether the problem is huge and visible (in New York

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By Aimee Hendrigan, Vice President, Programs Last week the Boston Globe reported on a significant increase in youth homelessness in Boston. One local youth shelter

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By Janice Elliott, Executive Director I am very excited to announce the Trust’s new grantmaking strategy, designed to help us achieve our mission to prevent

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By Aimee Hendrigan, Senior Program Officer Sequestration went into effect in March, cutting approximately $85 billion of government spending across the board. The realities of

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By Janice Elliott, Executive Director I was struck recently by the news that there appears to be one issue for which there is a growing

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By Ann Woodward, Chief Operating Officer “In many respects our housing system is outdated, and not equipped to keep pace with today’s demands and the

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Originally published in Philanthropy News Digest, December 19, 2012 By Janice Elliott, Executive Director The Melville Charitable Trust began its work on homelessness in 1990

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By Ann Woodward, Chief Operating Officer Through real estate investments and program development, the Melville Trust has taken a unique hands-on approach to community development

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