Veteran Section 8 Vouchers

This was the HUD announcement… what is the follow up? “The Housing Authority is pleased to announce that we have 505 vouchers to assist homeless veterans and their families. The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program, known as “HUD-VASH”, was designed to address the needs of the most vulnerable homeless, Veterans. To be eligible for thisContinue reading “Veteran Section 8 Vouchers”

Hero of the Week

okay, so it has been about a year since I posted a hero.   Today’s hero is unlikely .  It has been said that Drink is the only madness that people CHOOSE to have. For those folks, the Road to Sobriety can be a madness all its own. I see families torn apart by substanceContinue reading “Hero of the Week”

If You See a Homeless Man on Veteran’s Day

Remember that One of every Three homeless men in America has served in the armed forces and every night an estimated 131,000 veterans sleep out on the streets 1 in every 3 homeless men in America served in the Armed Forces

Bradley Bell “His Mama Raised Him Right”

That is the best thing someone can say about a person. It is especially telling when someone who sees you on a regular basis shares this opinion with strangers. Last week I heard this about Bradley Bell. To be honest, this one character reference was the reason I gave a second thought to CBS showingContinue reading “Bradley Bell “His Mama Raised Him Right””

For Mark Horvath @hardlynormal

I wanted to say that YOU ROCK! Enjoy the bright moment in the spotlight and I hope it always shines on the work that you are doing. For the rest of you . . . . check out http://www.facebook.com/wearevisible   and http://www.wearevisable.com  and http://www.InvisiblePeople.tv and follow @hardlynormal.com . @wearevisible . Learn about the experience of being homeless. REad aboutContinue reading “For Mark Horvath @hardlynormal”

Girls in Tech

I follow @kanter (Beth Kanter) and @mollydotcom. Molls’  recent rant about too few women in tech caught my eye.  I saw this article : COOKIES AND CODE  and thought of her.(Personally my Dad is the Dept. Chief Engineer of JPL and is still a little miffed that 1. I chose Social Work over Cal Tech and Computer ScienceContinue reading “Girls in Tech”

Hawaiian Hairdresser – Hero of the Week

@hairgurl did a small but wonderful act. She took one person in need and did what she could to help him out, and that is what makes her a hero. She put her money where her heart and mouth was. Denise Sakai – Hero of the week Denise heard about a man who had two jobContinue reading “Hawaiian Hairdresser – Hero of the Week”

Hero of the Week – Natalie Profant Komuro

PATH, @epath, @pathachieve does such amazing work that I am always surprised when you tell me you have not heard of it. Many of you have heard of it’s Media Star Mark Horvath aka @hardlynormal. There is a bigger (but much shorter – even in her high heels) , possibly better hero hiding in Glendale – and if you neverContinue reading “Hero of the Week – Natalie Profant Komuro”

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