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Results tagged with 'homelessness'

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Milwaukee Talks: Sherrie Tussler of the Hunger Task Force

Published Dec. 7, 2013

During a recent visit to the Hunger Task Force, we spoke with executive director Sherrie Tussler about homelessness, hunger, volunteerism, children, advocacy and dignity. We also talked about bizarre-to-us British canned goods and agreed that Twinkies are not food.

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When you're approached by the homeless

Published Feb. 1, 2013

I'm going to be honest. As a short-ish, out-of-shape female with comically weak upper arms, I keep walking. I don't know this person, I don't know what they want, I'm alone, I'm caught off-guard, I don't want to get myself into a situation I'll regret. And so I quicken my step and walk past. And afterward, I really hate myself for it.

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Gallun views "Out of Respect" as a start, not an end

Published Nov. 9, 2011

Earlier this year, Milwaukee filmmaker Tess Gallun premiered her documentary, "Out of Respect: A Story of Five." The film follows five homeless LGBTQ Milwaukeeans as they try to find not just permanent homes and jobs, but also a path through the emotional - as well as the economic - struggles they face. Aa new 65-minute cut screens Thursday, Nov.10 at The Times Cinema.

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Bradford turns South Beach, because every kid deserves a bed

Published July 14, 2011

A few events pique my interest each and every summer, and B.E.D. Milwaukee is one of them. Maybe it's the Tiki torches lighting up Bradford Beach. Maybe it's 100 linen-draped beds with lounging Milwaukeeans, all gathered to celebrate a great cause.

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Reality Shapes Fiction

In 2009, in the wake of the Maddoff fraud and the largest Ponzi scheme in history that shook the nation, Pariah was started with that notion in mind--corruption. Could people really be so greedy as to steal 64.8 billion dollars from other people? Yes. And this was just one man. What could anyone ...


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