In a new story produced from the StoryCorps "Finding Our Way" project, Andrea and Lawrence Charles talk about protecting their daughter while experiencing homelessness. Listen to their conversation, and see photos by Dan Lamont documenting the Charles's everyday life as they transition from homelessness to stability.
Monthly Archives: February 2015
Advocacy Day Generates Excitement in Olympia and Online
While we're still basking in the afterglow of Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day, our advocacy coordinator shares some highlights from the event, as well as next steps for creating change!
I’m an Advocate: Betty Jimerson
Our YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish colleague Betty Jimerson is an energetic advocate who shares her personal story of family homelessness in order to help others. Read how activities like volunteering with the One Night Count, passing out sandwiches in downtown Seattle, and testifying in Olympia fit into her definition of advocacy.
Policy Matters: One in 33 Students is Homeless — At Least, That’s How Many Have Been Identified
How can you tell a student is experiencing homelessness? There are a number of often-subtle clues, explains Dinah Ladd in the newest interview to come out of the StoryCorps "Finding Our Way" project.