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Home for Unwed Mothers

In a plan to redeem prostitutes and “combat the social evil of fallen women” in 1894, the Rev. J. T. Upchurch and his wife Maggie Mae organized the Berachah Rescue Society in Waco. 380 more words

Community First! Village in Austin, Texas

Keep Austin Weird. That’s the tagline for the Capitol of Texas, which happens to be one of the trendiest places to live according to the mass movement of techies and young urban professionals from basically everywhere. 616 more words


Welcome to the Library?

Sunday, July 24, 2016

I go to the library often—the central one as well as the branches in various neighborhoods near my house—and it’s not at all unusual for me to see there some of the clients of the charity where I work.  749 more words


'A Tiny Home for Good' in Syracuse opens its doors

Thousands of hours of volunteer sweat were on display Friday morning, as A Tiny Home for Good unveiled its first tiny home for formerly homeless people in Syracuse. 64 more words

Irish Investigations


shelterless people
speak on the radio–
when will my luck end?


America's Refugees

Seventy-five percent of extremely low income families cannot find affordable rental housing, but it’s not for lack of effort (iii). Rather, a deficit of affordable housing leaves more than 10 million U.S.  523 more words


The periphery

That delicious thing is an acai bowl and we ate one every morning for breakfast at a recent convention of the Foursquare Church.  We stopped into a nearby coffee house and enjoyed this healthy breakfast and a great cup of coffee each day, but on the third day we noticed one of the employees had a black eye.   926 more words