Things I’ve Learned While Working Within Poverty Programs

Outsiders act like I am working with slime covered hardened criminals. I hear a lot of “Someone has to do it, I am glad it isn’t me” and “How do you stomach THOSE people?” The closer you are to living at or below the poverty line – the more you hate poor people in general. […]

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Why you may hear screaming from my side of the desk

The job market has not improved to any degree that includes my unskilled and uneducated clients. Private, for profit, vocational “Schools” are lurking buzzards trying to feed off my slower and more vulnerable decision makers.  It has been a long time since someone has come in and told me that I made a difference in […]

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