Abbandonati, by Luigi Nono (1853-1918) Homeless man in New York City – 2008. Photo source: JMSuarez. According to the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, approx 3.5 million people are likely to experience homelessness in a given year.
(This is the third post in a series on enriching your holiday festivities with acts of generosity.) Friends from my time living in New York City and Ithaca will recognize the title of this post. Back when I was at NYU, some good friends threw an annual party called the Jingle Mingle. They filled up … Continue reading
It’s Friday again, and a day for good news. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been looking forward to a little pick-me-up. So here’s a rundown of some great things happening: Anti-Trafficking Laws Passed in Tennessee On Tuesday, the governor of my favorite state signed a series of bills meant to protect victims of … Continue reading
In preparation for the big DC Stop Modern Slavery Walk, I received a story this week in my inbox. It was labeled “Why We Walk,” and was meant to give some encouragement to the event’s many participators. I’m including the story below, with one addition: There is another reason why I would walk to end … Continue reading