Sometimes I have a hard time getting a client who lacks housing to come to a meeting. 2 months ago I instituted the policy of giving out a @tide pod to every client every time they came in to the office to address their homeless status. Our no-show rate has plummeted from 72% to 20%Continue reading “Tide Pods, Incentives that Work”
Cool. Great. Everyone is talking about the number of homeless people in Los Angeles. I so wish the conversation was about the improvements being made to end homelessness. I wish the conversation told you the behind the scenes story of what the line workers are up to. I wish you knew we spent 3 hoursContinue reading “Homeless is a Buzzword”
A story of immigrants , Jews, family, love, and the American Dream. It is the story of a family running from Russian oppression . Now, more than when this movie was first released, it is relevant . “AMERICA, another fairy tale . ..” It is on STARZ, tune in and watch.
Be a safety pin, don’t be aweful.
Yes, I have seen some nastiness and met monsters in human form. But those are individual people , they are not the entire species.
Some people are worth the effort to change the world
The hard part of working with homeless families came at 4 :50 today. My computer still warm, keys freshly pulled from cabinet locks , I was mentally out the door when my name blurted from the overhead speakers. A woman and her 2 small children Had walked into the lobby with their world in aContinue reading “If I Had a Magic Wand”