Archive for November, 2015

Beyond the box

Beyond the box

Ten years ago, as we worked to create the Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness, we held focus groups on homelessness around the county. I’ll never forget a woman I met at one of them. She had been homeless for four years. She had been in prison before that for three. Her prison record kept her from finding work. Her lack of work kept her from finding an apartment. Here she was,

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