What Color is a Homeless Person. Reality vs Perception

We were crowded around a computer in the corner of a transitional housing apartment building on Wednesday Night searching for pictures of homeless people. Everyone with me had been homeless in the past 10 years. 2 of them were African American, one Hispanic and two were Caucasian. I was making my point that the typicalContinue reading “What Color is a Homeless Person. Reality vs Perception”

Volunteer to Serve Holiday Dinners in Pasadena

Volunteer registration is now open! REGISTER NOW! Serve LA / Mosiac are partnering with Union Station Homeless Services to run their volunteer coordination for Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinners in the park, where thousands of local families and individuals in need are fed and served every year. We need YOUR help specifically to assist with Volunteer RegistrationContinue reading “Volunteer to Serve Holiday Dinners in Pasadena”

Bradley Bell “His Mama Raised Him Right”

That is the best thing someone can say about a person. It is especially telling when someone who sees you on a regular basis shares this opinion with strangers. Last week I heard this about Bradley Bell. To be honest, this one character reference was the reason I gave a second thought to CBS showingContinue reading “Bradley Bell “His Mama Raised Him Right””

Welcome Bold and The Beautiful Fans

Wow, Bold and the Beautiful fans are super tech savvy and plugged in! I saw the link back to here from one of the chat board sites and then my stats went out of control. I assume it is all of you visiting here. Take a minute, tell me what you think and ask questions. I am havingContinue reading “Welcome Bold and The Beautiful Fans”

As seen on TV: CBS’s The Bold and the Beautiful

Look for Linda Harris as story goes to The Union Rescue Mission Oct 28 + 29 @BandB_CBS #fb @urm,

Study out on Los Angeles’ Safer Cities Initiative

“Recognizing that homelessness is not a crime and addressing its underlying causes” is one of the best approaches to policing areas with high levels of homelessness. – Alex Vitale and Michael White The study of 8 years of crime statistics says that Los Angeles reduced the crime amongst the homeless and did not simply spread itContinue reading “Study out on Los Angeles’ Safer Cities Initiative”

can you write a paragraph for me

about why (or even IF) you think it is important for women to be educated and self sustaining. I know that I have lots of views on the subject – but I thought I should ask other – smarter- people what they think. I may use the information on my blog, so let me knowContinue reading “can you write a paragraph for me”

School on Wheels @schoolonwheels

Since you are already thinking about candy and children – give an extra thought to school kids. Particularly those who are homeless with parents who may not be able ( due to time or their own education ) to help them with homework and learning. Here, in Los Angeles, we have a wonderful resource and itContinue reading “School on Wheels @schoolonwheels”

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