Homelessness Month 2016 Archives - Generocity Philly

Homelessness Month 2016

These are the two essential traits for working in homeless services people

Oct. 4, 2016 12:38 pm

These are the two essential traits for working in homeless services

Working with people in difficult circumstances requires a whole lot of patience and empathy. Take it from 30-year veteran Judy Elzey.
3 things service providers want you to understand about homelessness purpose

Sep. 30, 2016 12:57 pm

3 things service providers want you to understand about homelessness

Above all, they stress one thing: Homeless individuals are not the "other."
Homeless services and housing are a lot like Sinatra’s ‘Love & Marriage’ purpose

Sep. 29, 2016 3:08 pm

Homeless services and housing are a lot like Sinatra’s ‘Love & Marriage’

You can't have one without the other. These stories from local service providers are proof.
Broderick Green was homeless and addicted. Now he works at the nonprofit that saved him people

Sep. 23, 2016 12:58 pm

Broderick Green was homeless and addicted. Now he works at the nonprofit that saved him

After five years at rock bottom, Green is living his 'wildest dreams' as a support specialist at Depaul USA.
This recent Penn grad mapped the city’s youth homelessness services results

Sep. 20, 2016 8:36 am

This recent Penn grad mapped the city’s youth homelessness services

While earning her master's degree in public health, Graceann Palmarella created a digital map of resources for youth experiencing homelessness.
Penn researchers are treating homeless individuals’ cardboard signs as data method

Sep. 15, 2016 3:28 pm

Penn researchers are treating homeless individuals’ cardboard signs as data

Willie Baronet's art project buys signs from people experiencing homelessness across the country. Penn wants to figure out how the messaging on those signs differs geographically.
5 cool ideas to make navigating the city’s homelessness services easier results

Sep. 15, 2016 1:00 pm

5 cool ideas to make navigating the city’s homelessness services easier

At our first Blueprint: Homelessness event, local service providers convened to discuss one of our city's biggest problems. Here's what they came up with.
Homeless women need period products. Here’s how you can help purpose

Sep. 12, 2016 9:39 am

Homeless women need period products. Here’s how you can help

U by Kotex and DoSomething.org are helping ordinary people launch period product donation drives. Over 200 Power to the Period drives are currently taking place in Philly.
Back on My Feet is taking over our Snapchat account on Sept. 21 people

Sep. 6, 2016 8:33 am

Back on My Feet is taking over our Snapchat account on Sept. 21

Catch us — and the nonprofit — on Technically Media's account, @technicallym.

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