Category Archives: Understanding Homelessness

  1. Life, Lent, and Indifference

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    April 18, 2017 by poverty2professional

    Every day we have countless opportunities to help others. But do we take them?

  2. 9 Things to Do While Recovering from Homelessness


    August 16, 2016 by poverty2professional

    Finally moving into a home after being without one for so long can be an incomparable relief.

  3. Story Time

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    August 1, 2016 by poverty2professional

    “There was once a Scruffy Dog who would push his Egg wherever they went…”

  4. The Homeless Equation: Gentrification and Unaffordable Housing


    July 26, 2016 by poverty2professional

    $1,000 rent increase. Why? Because they can.

  5. The Secret of Outstanding Volunteers: How to Really Help Out at a Homeless Shelter

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    July 18, 2016 by poverty2professional

    One thing sets some volunteers at homeless shelters apart from others.

  6. Dad


    June 22, 2016 by poverty2professional

    If home is where the heart is, then I lived at my father’s side. With Father’s Day being just this …
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  7. Criminalizing Homelessness


    June 16, 2016 by poverty2professional

    Sleeping, eating, standing around…wait, you could get a ticket for that?!

  8. “Normal”

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    May 31, 2016 by poverty2professional

    When life is anything but, what becomes your new “normal”?

  9. Faces of Homelessness

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    May 16, 2016 by poverty2professional

    A look at two vulnerable segments within our homeless community.

  10. Better Stay Healthy: Sleep and Homelessness


    March 21, 2016 by poverty2professional

    Teenagers are recommended 9+ hours of sleep a night. But I was a homeless teenager. 9 hours doesn’t happen.