Archive for August, 2016

Our brother’s keeper, and our sister’s: an ethic of care

Our brother’s keeper, and our sister’s: an ethic of care

In the fall of 2004, several hundred people came together to participate in a roundtable discussion on homelessness in Orange County, and out of this discussion the Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness was born. In a video portrait of homelessness in Orange County commissioned for that meeting, one young man’s comments stood out, and they’ve stayed with me. He pronounced himself “homeless by choice”: he had opted out of

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