E-Media | Los Angeles Public Library

Bookworms rock! I used to make them as a volunteer for the Arcadia Library in my teen summers. The Los Angeles City Library blows my mind as the local leader in embracing high tech solutions and applications. I thought I was cool because of Freegal Music and my Overdrive use. Wow. I underestimated. The LosContinue reading “E-Media | Los Angeles Public Library”

Plugged in Without a Power Bill

aka Homeless with Web I found this on Gizmodo – “I’m homeless and this is why I have an iPad” and this Is it okay for the homeless to have cell phones and FaceBook and Twitter accounts and e-mail? It had better be if you expect them to ever become housed. And anyway, who cares whatContinue reading “Plugged in Without a Power Bill”

Welfare Warriors and Mommy Bloggers

@helpamotherout  @jessicagottlieb Today we are going to explore groups of people who  found a way to use their voices to 1. Be heard 2. Change their corner of the world to make it nicer for everyone. Let’s start with my favorite combination of these two groups: http://www.helpamotherout.org/” It can take an average of $1,100 a yearContinue reading “Welfare Warriors and Mommy Bloggers”

The Burbank Library

So I made it to the main branch of The Burbank Library. What, you ask, does this have to do with Social Work or Homelessness . . . actually, let me tell you. When you are homeless or poor you often don’t own a computer, nor do you have access to the internet on yourContinue reading “The Burbank Library”

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