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Homeless Voters Get Ready for Election Day
October 7, 2016 | WGBH News
Hear President Lyndia Downie and a Women’s Inn guest talk about the significance of voting – especially when you’re homeless.
Trump’s debate performance makes it clear: Be sure to vote
September 28, 2016 | The Boston Globe
Thomas Farragher’s column highlights Pine Street’s voter registration effort.
New Brookline Affordable Housing
September 19, 2016 | WBZ TV and Radio
Home sweet home is the new reality for 30 people in Brookline, thanks to the efforts of the Pine Street Inn.
Pine Street Inn opens affordable housing on Beals Street in Brookline
September 19, 2016 | Brookline TAB
Joe Joy has had a few roadblocks in his life. But now things are looking good, he says with a lime seltzer water in his hand while attending the grand opening of the Pine Street Inn’s latest affordable housing project in Brookline.
Developer proposes 52 studio apartments for older homeless
September 8, 2016 | Boston Herald
A Milton developer is proposing a 52-unit studio apartment building in Dorchester that would house older homeless tenants and be staffed and managed by Boston’s Pine Street Inn.
The day in the life of a homeless person in Boston
August 17, 2016 | FOX25
From the chilly winters to the hot summers, area shelters are able to house more homeless people than the average city Boston's size. But there are still many hours of the day that have to be filled. FOX25's Chief Photographer Joe Martin spent the day with some homeless people in Boston to get their perspective on the situation.
Walsh appoints special chronic homelessness adviser
August 8, 2016 | The Boston Globe
Mayor Martin J. Walsh appointed Boston’s first special adviser on chronic homelessness Friday — part of an effort to fulfill his promise to house all of the city’s chronically homeless men and women.
A dinner to satisfy multiple hunger pains
August 8, 2016 | Metro News
Saving food can save lives: Food Rescue Challenge addresses Boston’s food waste and hunger problem. For participating Chef Frank van Overbeeke, working with rescued food is a challenge he’s quite familiar with. As the head chef of Pine Street Inn, a shelter that provides services to the homeless, van Overbeeke’s kitchen uses rescued food on a daily basis.
Job training class for homeless teaches skills, reinstates hope
June 15, 2016 | The Boston Globe
More than 130 people who graduated Tuesday from a job training program at the Pine Street Inn, a Boston homeless shelter. Participants, many of whom had struggled with substance abuse and been homeless, learned a host of basic job skills, from building maintenance to housekeeping to cooking chicken at the proper temperature.
For the Pine Street Inn, a graduation
June 15, 2016 | Metro News
Those who have completed job training through the Pine Street Inn shelter were honored in a graduation ceremony on Tuesday attended by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.