What I Have to Tell You is Different

I translate Homeless services into Soccer Mom speech. Andy Bales of @URM can tell you about housing homeless folks and running a shelter agency. I am currently running two homeless shelters but his view is more salient than mine. Through him I have discovered officer Joseph, a man who wears a badge and walks theContinue reading “What I Have to Tell You is Different”

What are your questions and concerns

So much has changed in homeless services since I took a long nap to go to USC. Measure H passed. Housing First has become a popular buzzword. The homeless numbers are rising. Mark Horvath has gone international. Tell me what you want to know more about – or want to explore with me.

Donating After Disaster

Grab on to that urge to give. Dont let it slip away. Please leave a comment with a place that you know of where people can donate money, food, items, clothing, or their time. These places can be at local disaster sites like Texas and Tennessee during Hurricane Harvey or local nonprofits. The reason you’reContinue reading “Donating After Disaster”

Census missed 460,000 children in poverty

“Unrelated individuals under 15 are excluded from the poverty universe” I know, the art work isn’t great, but it is my best explanation of how 460,000 children were not counted in the Census data. This loop hole should be closed by the next census – but it means that when we talk about the 1.7% jump inContinue reading “Census missed 460,000 children in poverty”

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”

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