Results tagged with 'homelessness'
Published May 7, 2015
Homeless men in Milwaukee, until recently, needed to navigate a complicated network of homeless shelters with different schedules and requirements to get a bed each night. According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, the process of getting a place to stay and much-needed services was streamlined recently when IMPACT 211, the area's crisis hotline, expanded to include single homeless men and the shelters that serve them.
Published Feb. 11, 2015
The VA's Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC) opened its doors at 1818-1830 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. in December after a two-year restoration of the historic building, which was sitting vacant at the time of purchase. In just a little time, according to a profile from the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the CRRC has made an impact.
Published Feb. 6, 2015
A fledgling program called the Campus Housing Initiative is attempting to address the need for housing among homeless and transitional young adults in Milwaukee, according to a report from Milwaukee NNS. The program, a collaboration between Journey House and Wraparound Milwaukee's Project O-YEAH, will provide affordable housing, work and education opportunities to youths ages 16 to 25, with the eventual goal of self-sufficiency.
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.
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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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