by Don Garza I saw two videos in the past month in which the people speaking made a distinction between homeless people : we call them the deserving poor and the non deserving poor. Many people suffer with illnesses that can not be seen . Not only mental illness , but physical illness and they […]Read More Deserving Poor vs Non Deserving Poor
Changes are needed @calfresh1 @dpss_calfresh @mrtempower @hildasolis
@DPSSNews, @DPSS_CalFresh alert – there is no SMART Phone or Web Application to check balances. Guard your infoRead More SCAM * EBT Card Smart Phone App
Bad Parenting = I will have to report you and that in uncomfortable for everyone.Read More 7 Steps to Prevent Child Abuse Reporting – Because I HATE It.
@candycrushsaga is easier that #foodstampchallenge for @mendpoverty. I am hungry and tired!Read More #FoodStampChallenge is worse than a hard level of @CandyCrushSaga
meet each need with dignity @MENDPoverty #stopsummerhunger and the Foodstampt budget.Read More Food Stamp Challenge – aka: I will miss you coffee.
#fb @sonyakeith @mendpoverty @unitedwaylaRead More Dignity for the Poor
Maybe I missed it when I was poor What is the magical allure to not having money? Why is staying home ( or in someone else’s home) a better idea than coming to my office or sticking to the plan that YOU chose? I don’t get it. Once a week I check the database to […]Read More Don’t Blame Me ; Social Worker Rant
#fb is Homelessness a #FirstWorldProblem? @padschicago@Path @Ascencia @InvisiblepeopleRead More Living Third World in a First World Country
as written about in @ladailynews. This is why I love @mendpoverty1. Dennis McCarthy wrote this lovely story: http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_19521454 . To be honest, this is not just a story of how two families connected – it is the spirit of MEND in Pacoima, and the reason I (way out here in Arcadia) love the San Fernando Valley […]Read More Amen to MEND for the Merry Christmas Adopt A Family Program