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Tag Archives: homelessness

Making “Other” Into “Our own”: DC Stands Up Against Homelessness

By Kelley Kidd About a month ago, at a community Shabbat with my fellow Avodahniks, we got into a powerful discussion surrounding debt and giving. We talked about the implications of Jewish texts that emphasize the importance of caring first … Continue reading

The Point-in-Time Homeless Persons Count

By: Ilana Krakowski This piece originally appeared in an edited version at N Street Village here. On January 25th, I participated in the Point-in-Time Homeless Persons Count for DC alongside six other DC Corps members. This year, 4,000 cities around … Continue reading

How Small Things Can Make a Big Difference

Rebecca Ratner is from Golden Valley, MN and attended Brandeis University. As a Chicago Corps member,  she is a Housing and Supportive Services Assistant at Inspiration Corporation, an organization that helps people who are affected by homelessness and poverty to improve their lives … Continue reading