Paul Behler was a founding member of the advocacy group Housing Our Neighbors; helped start Baltimore’s first street newspaper, Word on the Street, and was part of a Faces Of Homelessness Speakers Bureau.
Articles in Homelessness
Seeing a homeless person with a cell phone raises eyebrows for some people. A formerly homeless person tells how it was a lifeline.
Cynthia Griffith presents some stark facts about evictions faced by both renters and landlords.
There’s much I have experienced about human nature as a school principal, inspector and lecturer, so surely I couldn’t be fazed by anything.
Homelessness is “a pre-existing condition” for the vulnerable homeless population. This insight … even if not surprising… raises a challenging question.
They never thought eviction could happen to them! And then it did.
Donating an ambulance dedicated to serving the medical emergencies of the homeless is but the latest expression of his sensitivity to their needs.
Take the time to read the next 400 words to gain a broader perspective on the seemingly intractable issue of homelessness.
As I read this story about Gregory’s journey, I tried to walk with him one of God’s sons as he found a welcome at Depaul USA in Macon Georgia.
I don’t know his name, his story, or the end of his tragedy. But I will never forget that scene…
Vincentian solidarity against COVID-19: 13 Houses Campaign and Coronavirus The "13 Houses" Campaign is expanding due to COVID-19 to support the poorest of the poor and the homeless. All monies raised by the Famvin Homeless Alliance through Depaul International will be...
What can I do in this time of social distancing? The highly committed and knowledgeable folks at Invisible People offer many ways you can contribute to the welfare of homeless people in your community— all while maintaining social distance. Here is what I learned from...