Tag Archive for Homeless

Voices From Street Corners (Vol.13)

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Throughout the past few weeks, I have been “on the road” and looking to check on the voices I have had the pleasure and good fortune to meet. Surprisingly enough, I had not seen them for the longest time. As I thought about them, I hope they were able to get themselves squared away and…

Voices From Street Corners (Vol.11)

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Today was a beautiful day in Laguna Niguel. With the Sun again being out, I saw the people at the Street Corners yet again trying to call upon the generosity of the community to help them through these very trying times. One of those voices was a single mother of two children.

Voices From Street Corners (Vol 9)

It was an adventurous and challenging week traveling through South County this week. I was in the midst of trying to see how the month was looking. I had a chance to catch up with those people from street corners in Laguna Niguel throughout the past week. One of the first ones I had a…

Voices From Street Corners (Vol 7)

It was a bit of a cold and damp week in South County. As always, though, there was a lot going on. As I was about town, I got a chance to talk to a few of the regulars on Street Corners. The old Veteran was at his old station continuing to ask for help. When I went up to talk to him and asked him how things were, his only comment to me was, “the man up there will take care of things…”. I wanted to again ask whether he had gone up to the One Stop Center. I also told him about a Security Job Opportunity that I saw that he could potentially qualify for.

Voices From Street Corners (Vol 6)

It was Thursday and I was tired and driving down Alicia Parkway. I was deep in thought as I saw this lady holding up a sign. I pulled aside, grabbed a bottle of water and a snack and went up to talk to her. I admit I was nervous thinking what Jane Doe might think and how she might react. I went up and began with a simple question: What happened & Why are you here?

Voices From Street Corners

Anyone who has driven around South County has seen people at street corners with signs asking for help.    Many have been out of work, are homeless and are truly helpless.   Yet, the governing elite seem to have found religion on the need to be all of a sudden fiscally responsible because there is…