Results tagged with 'homelessness'
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.
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.
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.
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.