Could $100 million end homelessness?

The MacArthur Foundation announced it would award $100 million for a solution that ends a global social problem. So Jac, who sent the link, wondered: Could we end homelessness for that amount of money? Why the hell not? Just look at what Connecticut has done.

Come honor and support two great organizations

HartBeat Ensemble is awarding its Cultural and Civil Leadership Award to the wonderful Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, one of Hartford’s — no, Connecticut’s — treasures, and a bastion of social justice, as was the woman for whom the center was named. As you can see from above, proceeds will go to support HartBeat’s incredible work. “Our …