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The First Tiny Home for Homeless In Akron Has Been Built

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This weekend represents a major milestone in the human rights movement of the homeless of Akron Ohio. A group by the name of People 4 Homeless run by Dave Murray built this home. The floor and all 4 sides are insulated. The slightly sloping roof is covered in a single piece of dense plastic that […]

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Being homeless is a choice.

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A common talking point I hear is that homelessness is a choice. They get kicked out of shelters because they don’t follow the rules. They would rather do drugs than use a shelter. They are lazy. I like to play these kinds of philosophical games. “Is homelessness a choice?” I guess the first step is […]

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Rosa Parks Dr. means something to me.

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There have been a couple times in my history where authority figures were surprised I listened to them. When I was 14 a manager of Perkins Restaurant told me I was doing too much. He said that between my dish washing job, playing the cello, playing the trombone and other school activities I needed to […]

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FRIENDS giving BASH! Saturday, November 18, 2017 @7pm

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Come hang out with us at our FRIENDS giving BASH. All proceeds go to Second Chance Village, a tent city in Middlebury Akron. We’re having live music, food, and an auction. We’re featuring: Valley Girls, The Effangee Band, Brandon Cruise and Umbrella Corporation Z-Squad. Second Chance Village is a tent community that is run BY […]

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Help! We’ve lost everything.

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I have been given this unique position to see people becoming homeless. I get emails every day from all over the country crying for help. Moms, dads, kids, pets. All being pushed out onto the street. While the underlying factors of these stories are complicated, the actual cause is simple. Money. They ran out of […]