i am gonna go to college full time and work part time need advice we are homeless and for financial aid

Yvonne - posted on 11/10/2010 ( 2 moms have responded )

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i currently reside in livermore i am afraid to go full time need encoragment and need resources for places to live i am 24 and my son is 18 months i attend church school part time and being a mom need good girl friends and kids around my sons age

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Areli - posted on 02/27/2013

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I admire you!!! keep it up!! look for moms like you, introduce yourself. They know what its like. Go to a park, especially church, because you have a location in common. :) moms understand moms, dont be shy!!

Nina - posted on 12/12/2010

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A Legacy Village (The Marie Rose-Rudy Abad 9/11 Story)


*From Payatas to the cemetery, lawyer Gizela finds the country’s children

http://lifestyle.inquirer.net/sundaylife...
Sampaguita vendor, scavenger, prostitute—these are among the young lives trying conquer the bleakest of circumstances
WHAT COMES to your mind when an urchin knocks on your car window, urging you to buy the last few sampaguita garlands so he or she can go home?
social welfare and development office has advised parents not to be complacent about leaving their children home alone after a fire in Biñan City razed a shanty and left four children burned to their death.

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/inquirerhea...
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Sheila Mae Vidal, 18, a sophomore student, walking toward her cottage on the 1,000-hectare campus when she were seized at gunpoint by armed men riding on a van.
It was not clear how the kidnappers were able to enter the campus and why nobody stopped them from speeding away considering that MSU has security guards and that the incident took place at daytime, when the school campus is normally quite busy.
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/inquirerhea...
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Tholot is believed to have helped train Islamic militants in Mindanao.
Nasir Abas, former militant and was an “excellent instructor,” he added, noting his alleged stay in Mindanao.
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Here’s why Filipinos should be worried- Robin Broad, John Cavanagh:
http://opinion.inquirer.net/inquireropin...
***WE CAME to the Philippines in July from the battered US economy where unemployment has been at 10 percent for a year, and over 8 million workers have lost their jobs since the crisis hit in 2008. Millions of young adults leaving college are not finding jobs. As the ranks of the jobless rise, millions of people have lost their medical insurance and their homes. Desperation is spreading and fueling Right-wing activism in the form of Sarah Palin’s anti-government tea party demonstrations.

We came to the Philippines with an intense curiosity over how this crisis was affecting the Philippine economy. In dozens of interviews with Filipinos from all walks of life, we encountered some concerns about the economy, but a widespread sense of complacency.
Don’t get us wrong: we applaud the new administration’s war on corruption and its exposés of the abuses of the Arroyo administration. But, let us share what makes us nervous about the current path of the Philippine economy in the midst of a shaky global economic environment.

After centuries of gearing the Philippine economy toward the greed of its colonial masters, and three decades of speeding up Philippine integration into the global economy, the Philippine economy remains vulnerable to the vagaries of global events.

There are four sources of foreign exchange in the Philippines of over $5 billion a year, all of which are marked by vulnerability.

The top foreign exchange earner is electronic exports, which reaped as much as $28 billion in earnings in 2008 and accounts for over half of overall Philippine export earnings.
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