Tagged homelessness


Memo: On Life

Memo didn’t always live on the streets, but he wasn’t always happy either. “It’s funny,” he said, “I reached a point in my life where I had this amazing job. I was making too much money. I would get a day off and blow it all at Tanger Outlet[s]. I had an apartment that was…


The invisible man: Just because you don’t have a home doesn’t mean you don’t have a place

New Environments, New Tools They are everywhere. Standing on the corners of streets. Lying on park benches. Sitting on the stoops of steps. Having a homeless community is not strange to urban cities—overpopulation in areas with skyrocketing housing prices can leave hundreds of people without a roof over their heads. Charleston is not immune to…


One80 Place launches Homeless Justice Project

Trespassing, drinking in public, shoplifting. Minor charges that for most just result in a fine. For some, however, the issue becomes much more than the fine; it is their reasons for trespassing, what led them to drinking in public, what they needed—and thus had to steal—that is the true issue. For many people experiencing homelessness, accumulated…

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