Unemployment and How it Connects with Homelessness

Money. It comes three ways. You can inherit it,  steal it or earn it. One way or another, you need it to secure housing.  Even the tents on Skid Row were not free. More than half of the Unemployed do not have any education beyond a  High School Diploma. Workers who don’t even have aContinue reading “Unemployment and How it Connects with Homelessness”

STOP thinking all Homeless people are on SSI and Welfare

“About 42% to 77% do not receive public benefits to which they are entitled” – The Weingart Center, now published by The United Way . Why? I have theories. Instinctively people have a great deal of pride and asking for public assistance is very hard on that pride when you are bound and determined to makeContinue reading “STOP thinking all Homeless people are on SSI and Welfare”

It Came! and who should be a role model?

I am overjoyed to find @abales of @URM in my mail box at work today. It is a little like Christmas and I am super happy to be rewarded for dragging myself into the office today. My happy dance and small shouts of “It came, It Came!” has prompted a somewhat steady stream of onlookers toContinue reading “It Came! and who should be a role model?”

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