Yearly Archives: 2017

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How can I advocate for affordable housing for the homeless?

By |October 9th, 2017|

Advocating for affordable housing, rapid re-housing, permanent supportive housing, and vouchers are essential in ending the homeless epidemic.
AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The development of affordable housing creates a healthier environment for individuals, families, and their surrounding neighborhood. Communities that invest in affordable housing increase:

Immediate and long-term employment opportunities and spending in the local economy.
Immediate […]

It’s never too late…

By |May 11th, 2017|

Monday, May 8, 2017 was the night that will mark the beginning of my future, as I graduated from Wake Technical Community College. Not only was this my graduation night, but this event would also, mark the first time, I have ever finished something, I started.

I had always wanted an upper level education but never […]

Homelessness doesn’t have to be the end !

By |May 6th, 2017|

After having lived in the bowels of homelessness for almost 20 years, I have finally achieved a goal I have wanted for quite some time…I am graduating from college Monday, May 8th 2017 at the Raleigh Convention and Civic Center.

Most people would probably never comprehend the powerful significance this moment means to me, especially after […]

Homelessness in the US: Sleep Study and Accommodation Directory

By |May 4th, 2017|

It’s difficult to sleep if you don’t have a home. It’s especially difficult to sleep deeply when you have no way to secure your personal belongings and you’re worried about your personal safety. Sleep deprivation for even just a night or two can vastly affect your productivity and mental processing. Imagine what sleeping for varying […]

Infuriating Video Shows Meek Mill Making Homeless Man Do Pushups For $20

By |February 28th, 2017|

(A reprint from The Huffington Post written by Carla Herriera)

 

Meek Mill disappointed a lot of fans on Friday night when he used Instagram’s Stories feature to post a series of videos showing a homeless man asking for some change.

The video never actually shows the Philadelphia rapper, who reportedly has an estimated net worth of $3 […]