We hear a lot about being born on third base. It is a metaphor for being way ahead in the game of life. But what if you were born in the bleachers? Or worse, born outside the ballpark?
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A Homeless Stereotype Blown Out of the Water
It is not just beauty! Reality does seem to be in the eye of the beholder. And that is unfortunate. There is a direct line between how the public views homelessness and the policy choices leaders make.
According to the NLIHC and the Innovation for Justice Program, an incident of mass eviction would incur astronomical costs for the general population. In total, they estimate those costs to total somewhere between $62 billion and $129 billion
Real Experience with Homelessness: – Top 10 Posts of 2020 – Invisible People
Can you imagine being in the situation of an elderly homeless man living in a tent as a Retirement Plan?
In the midst of the debate about wearing masks some wish they had a mask to wear.
They never thought eviction could happen to them! And then it did.
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...
Wanda is what's known as the "working poor". She rides three buses - a two and a half hour ride - just to get to her job every day. But she is grateful to have a job. And she is living in a shelter. Wanda never imagined she's be homeless at 59. Her husband has serious...
As members of the Vincentian family invisible people should be visible to us. From the InvisiblePeople blog... "The purpose of this video blog is to make the invisible visible. I hope these people and their stories connect with you and don’t let go. I hope their...