Today I looked at people that choose to live in caves, tents and cars. I open with the most famous homeless person alive today: Alex Honnold. He is the rock climber that doesn’t use ropes. He’s rich, famous and just won the Academy Award for best documentary. Freedom at all costs | The Homeless Charity […]
UPDATE: The 46 Homeless The City Committed To Housing | The Homeless Charity on Patreon Believe it or not, we created an interesting study when the city forced us to shut down our village.
ALERT: Hepatitis A is in Akron | The Homeless Charity on Patreon A health worker there told me that she has seen 15 cases of Hepatitis A in the first half of March this year in Akron. That’s alarming because typically they see 0-1 cases ALL YEAR.
I want to make sure there is a link to our Patreon public posts here on this blog: People are falling out of housing | The Homeless Charity on Patreon The ONLY way we will ever solve houselessness is to understand the houseless.
The next book I’d like to write is on the idea of some homeless people becoming feral along the way. The problem is that it is likely one of these “wild” humans has probably taken my Nikon D300 camera. (It is also possible that I misplaced it. But it is my most prized possession. I […]
My mom used always say how annoying it was to go places with my dad. She said she always had to hear how “great” John was. I come from a long line of likable guys. It’s just in our genes. I am probably the most eccentric of my grandfather, father and now my son. I’m […]
I know poor people are supposed to just watch the state of the city address on Facebook or go to an entirely different building (the library) to watch the mayor rave about how amazing everything is going in Akron. I mean who can afford a $35 lunch or be able to skip out of their […]
A woman recently wrote on Facebook that she was interested in learning more about the homeless population. We, in America, rarely express interest in “the other.” We already know everything we need to know. They aren’t us. They are living wrong. And mostly, they’re gross. This was the entire premise of the whole “separate but […]
REGISTER FOR OUR TENT VILLAGE DISMANTLING EVENT HERE. It is Thursday, January 3 any time between 9am and 5pm. I want it to be Easter. While Christmas is my favorite holiday, Easter is, without a doubt, the coolest of all holidays, in my mind. Easter is what matters. There’s death on Friday. Saturday is this day of quiet. And on Sunday: HE IS RISEN! You barely […]
This picture is the stuff of a friend of mine who got evicted this morning. He lived in this apartment for the last year. He got evicted because a friend of his overdosed in his apartment. He had 4 friends over for his birthday. This person when outside, found one of the many dope boys […]