Author Archives: Rebecca Fiore

New Van Outreach Program Gives Homeless Folks Better Resources

New Van Outreach Program Gives Homeless Folks Better Resources

Two men in one van led by Richard Matos-Haile of Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) drive along the Mystic Valley region looking for people who need help. “They are out in the van,” Matos-Haile, housing resource coordinator and supervisor for the new Mobile Homeless Outreach Team, said. “We go from city to city. We

Penn State Professor Hopes to Add Voices Through Homeless Narratives

Penn State Professor Joshua D. Phillips opened his latest book, “Homeless: Narratives from the Streets,” with a Mother Teresa quote, “Today it is fashionable to talk about the poor. Unfortunately, it is not fashionable to talk with them.” Phillips’ book, which served as his graduate dissertation from Southern Illinois University, is taken from spending 2012

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