With the holidays now at an end, and the New Year upon us, we thought we’d re-post an article my partner and I wrote this time last year. Focusing on homelessness in Central Florida, the piece ran in the Tribune’s Orlando Sentinel. Soon after it was published, we realized that if we replaced the location with any city in our country, the story would be just as applicable.
This article is was what helped launch Social Discussion. It set my partner and I on a course to “Get Involved, Make a Difference & Change the World.”
Happy 2013! Let’s get to work.
Homelessness: Small change good — a big change in attitude better
January 22, 2012
I’ve always been skittish of those who beg for money on street corners. “Don’t make eye contact … maybe this vagrant will go away,” I’d…