I’ve been saying for years that if you are about to become homeless or have limited access to the amenities of life :join a gym. A shower easily brings dignity back. 2 years ago I purchased a 2 year pass at Costco and started coming as often as I can -early before work and sometimesContinue reading “Why @24hourfitness matters to me”
The end to homelessness is housing and rent means money :so finding a place to pay you is important. Each week I am handed resumes from clients and co-workers. Some of these documents look like paragraphs of "prideful puke" and others have been 4 pages long and didn’t visibly scream "resume". Read this article andContinue reading “Tips From “Slate” on Job Applications”
How do you rebuild a life you never had? @Hardlynormal makes a good point.
Client sent me a 5,010 word email. … I read it. I’m delighted her 5 u r old son wants to be a shark biologist. I’d be more.delighted if she had career goals of her own.
We are caregivers and often put the needs and comforts before our own desires. At some point we forget to dream and plan for our own dreams… So I am asking you : what 1 dream (centered around only you) do you have?
The Crumb Diaries (great blog and I follow on Facebook) has posed a series of questions about people on food stamps who then use cash to purchase non-food stamp-eligible items that may be seen as “vice” items. Beer, cigarettes, cold medicine, gum, hard liquor: these are the items that incite rage into the taxpayers whoContinue reading “What People on Public Assistance Are Actually Asking For vs What Public Opinion Believes the Poor Have Signed Up For”
I’ve lived in Foodstamps. It was aweful.
26 Things all Black Girls and Latinas (and everyone else too) should be told.