This will cheer you up.

On Fridays I do mental health therapy groups at one of the local homeless shelters. My friend, Blake, introduced me to a video setting on YouTube that plays back some dancing video game that is interactive. At the homeless shelter we do a grief group starting at 9:30 and then at 11:00 we do aContinue reading “This will cheer you up.”

Don’t endanger your child

Dear panhandling mom, Do not stand on the side of the road with your child in a stroller . It can tip over into the traffick lane. A car accident can sideswipe you both or just her . The car exhaust fumes are 🤢 unhealthy. If you need help, file for unemployment or public serviceContinue reading “Don’t endanger your child”

$130,000 for what?

How are we spending over $130,000 to build 8×8 sheds for people to live in? There is not a shortage of housing in Los Angeles county. We know exactly the number of empty apartment units, empty beds, and empty houses. We should be creating master leases and helping people move in. This is a totalContinue reading “$130,000 for what?”

Sonya Keith(@homelessinlosangeles) on TikTok: #HomelessinLos #howtobehomeless I don’t want to tell people how to be homeless, but I have some thoughts on how you shouldn’t be.

Can we discuss @BandB_CBS

Guys, dolls, ya’ll – yesterday and today Thomas came to the realisation that the voice in his head is not real and he has a head injury. His acting was realistic. The torture he expressed is so familiar to what I see each day in people who have voices haunting and taunting them. This morningContinue reading “Can we discuss @BandB_CBS”

Remnants of hope

It’s mostly shampoos and soaps and remnants of hopes left to crumble to dust in the hotel room. The person’s gone they’ve traveled on to glory, to a new story, to the psych ward or a place with more gloom Letters to know one Notes that will never be read From a soul living aContinue reading “Remnants of hope”

Using homeless people as your male ticket

I am so angry right now that I cannot go pick up my work cell phone. I’m livid, I’m disgusted, and I’m afraid I might say something terrible. Right now there is a very vulnerable person in a hotel room. He is homeless and needed a place to stay and so we’ve put him inContinue reading “Using homeless people as your male ticket”

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