Oct 16 2014

Blind Right Now: How Poetry Changed This Man’s Life

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By: Sophie Beal   Michael came to Gateway Center only 4 months ago after struggling with chronic homelessness and mental illness all his life. But at 43 years old, Michael came to Gateway Center and discovered a loving and supportive environment that changed everything. With the support of his case manager and close friends at [...]

Oct 8 2014

25 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Gateway

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By: Sophie Beal   During my time working for Gateway Center, I have often found it hard to answer the question "What is Gateway?" -- It's tempting to just say that Gateway is a Homeless Shelter... but that doesn't quite do us justice... Gateway does so much more than "shelter" folks. We invest in folks. We walk [...]

Jul 1 2014

“Redefining Homelessness”: Students Feature Gateway Center in Documentary Film Project

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This winter, Clark Atlanta students Leslie Strong and Terrance Mack filmed a documentary project at the Gateway Center titled "Redefining Homelessness." This short film interviews both residents and employees of GWC in an attempt to cultivate a deeper understanding of homelessness as a social justice issue and to spark a larger conversation about how we can work [...]

Dec 4 2013

Art Therapy connects clients to creativity

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By Sarah White Gateway hosts art therapy each week for clients to come and participate in the arts, relax, and enjoy good company.   When asked what he enjoys about art therapy, John said, "It's relaxing, and the projects often help you learn more about yourself. It also brings out the creativity you might not have known you [...]

Feb 26 2013

Less to Do with Pain, More to Do with Beauty

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http://vimeo.com/59956490 By: Jason Tatum As we listen to each man's story, as we see the tears fall down women's cheeks, as we watch the children playing tag across the front lobby, we are constantly reminded that homelessness, poverty, and all of the ailments that go with them are not created in a vacuum.  Each person [...]