people that have taught me, taunted me, and now have haunted me.
My first day in my first office at The LAMP Lodge in LA’s Skid Row was completely disgusting. I had a wobbly 3 legged table with an old computer perched on it and a cardboard box holding up a printer and a filing cabinet. Oh, and a yellow kitchen chair rejected from the 1950’s. MyContinue reading “Sanitizing Homelessness”
What happened Easter morning in 2009 at The Lamp Lodge in LA’s Skid Row and what does it say about the safety and services for residents there . . . Read the City Journal’s story on the Truth about Policing and Skid Row for an animated accounting of the murder and reasons behind it. BasicallyContinue reading “Double Murder – a year later”
ART is THERAPY The Lamp Art Project allows members of Lamp and the Skid Row Community as a who;e to enjoy a little art, take a painting class, get tutoring and learn from a real master and from the other painters – and it allows them to showcase their art works and sell them. DarleneContinue reading “Lamp Community: Art on Skid Row”
The Kid and I in our Yellow Shirts