Tide Pods, Incentives that Work

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”

Homeless is a Buzzword

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”

An American Tail

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.

If I Had a Magic Wand

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”

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