US Regression, changing DV rules

This week, in the shadows of impeachment hearings and Kobe’s death, the US redefined Domestic Violence. It stripped it down to a 1960’s definition. Why should you care? Well, because Domestic Violence is a large cause of homelessness for women and children. Read more here: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/trump-domestic-abuse-sexual-assault-definition-womens-rights-justice-department-a8744546.html

Kobe and Homeless Advocacy

God bless Vanessa Bryant who lost her highschool sweetheart husband and beautiful daughter. She is beautiful inside and out ❤️ But her husband is the reason I stopped attending the #Homewalk in Los Angeles. Around the time he and Vanessa decided not to divorce, he became the spokesperson for the Homewalk. Violence against women isContinue reading “Kobe and Homeless Advocacy”

Claim Your Lost Money

Free. Have you ever forgotten a bank account? Ever wondered what happened to your list rebate check? In the state of California, all abandoned funds are given to the state for safe keeping. Search and find any funds here: https://sco.ca.gov/upd_msg.html Not in CA? Find your Lost property and money here: https://missingmoney.com/en/

Birth of a Homeless Episode

Tonight a house burned. A Dad, and two elementary aged children lost their home and clothes, and memories of his mom. His car was also dismantled by the LAFD. If he doesn’t have Fire insurance, if he can’t afford UBER or transportation, if he can’t afford clothing… If he doesn’t have family or friends toContinue reading “Birth of a Homeless Episode”

Mobile Trailers for the homeless

Lately I’ve been hearing some new and creative ideas to shelter people. FEMA pods, train storage bins… What else can we do? Read more here https://fox8.com/2020/01/17/california-giving-camp-trailers-and-modular-tents-to-cities-to-help-the-homeless/

Homeless Connect Day

Today at Las Palmas Parks in San Fernando: Homeless Connect Day! The third Thursday of every month is the day that a homeless healthcare fair is held in SPA 2. Today’s the Los Angeles public Library, Los Angeles County Department of mental health, neighborhood legal Services, the Los Angeles public defender’s office and other agenciesContinue reading “Homeless Connect Day”

Too Poor to Work

A few years ago I was in a crunch. I earned $18 an hour and was raising a 4 year old child. I wrote about how hard finding child care made it for me to work here in 2015. Here is how my budget broke down… Income: $2,880 But… I didn’t see my full check.Continue reading “Too Poor to Work”

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