Aug 25 2014

Ron’s Story: A Maze I Had Never Seen

By | August 25th, 2014|Issues, Success Stories, Voices|0 Comments

By: Sophie Beal When I asked Ron if he’d be willing to sit down and share his interesting story with me, he laughed. “People are always telling me how ‘interesting’ my story is . . . Interesting, huh? I guess that’s one word for it.” Truth is it’s hard to find words to describe Ron’s [...]

Aug 5 2014

Simple Truths: Part 5

By | August 5th, 2014|Info, Issues|0 Comments

By: Staci Wright This is the fifth installment of the blog series “Simple Truths: debunking common stereotypes surrounding those experiencing homelessness.” You can find the introduction to this series here.   Homeless people are lazy. Why don’t they just get a job? This question is one we often hear when discussing the issue of homelessness [...]

Jun 17 2013

What’s The Deal With Panhandling? Part 3

By | June 17th, 2013|Issues|0 Comments

By: Jason Today's article is the final installment in a three part series on the issues surrounding panhandling in Atlanta. You can catch up on parts 1 and 2 here and here.  We are wrapping up a three part series on a very complicated issue.  Originally, the idea was to write one, normal length article [...]

Jun 12 2013

What’s The Deal With Panhandling: Part 2

By | June 12th, 2013|Issues|2 Comments

By: Jason Today’s article is the second installment of a three part series on the issues surrounding panhandling.  You can find Part 1 over here. Originally intended to be just one article, it has been expanded to three. The final section will publish on Monday, June 17th.  Over the past several years there have been [...]

Jun 5 2013

What’s the Deal with Panhandling? Part 1.

By | June 5th, 2013|Issues|4 Comments

By: Jason My first memories were probably not unlike yours.  I was a child riding in the passenger seat of my mother’s car when I saw an older man with a big beard hunched on the side of the road off the exit of the interstate on the south-side of Atlanta.  I didn’t understand, of course.  [...]