Andrew Huff, Author at Generocity Philly

Andrew Huff

Andrew Huff graduated from Goucher College and served with the Quaker Voluntary Service at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program in Boston, Massachusetts. He has worked at Bethesda Project since 2016.

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Does discharging a homeless person from emergency shelter as punishment for wrongdoing constitute torture? column

Feb. 12, 2020 8:30 am

Does discharging a homeless person from emergency shelter as punishment for wrongdoing constitute torture?

Columnist Andrew Huff argues it does. But even if you disagree, he says, the disciplinary practice represents a "gross failure in homeless services."
White allies: I have a question for you column

Jan. 2, 2020 8:29 am

White allies: I have a question for you

Being informed and "taking it personally" is what moves us into the space of becoming anti-racist, says columnist Andrew Huff.
Emergency shelter is not prison, but there are overlapping human rights concerns  column

Dec. 24, 2019 6:30 am

Emergency shelter is not prison, but there are overlapping human rights concerns 

In his most recent think piece, guest columnist Andrew Huff encourages emergency shelters to begin reformulating their disciplinary protocols to align with restorative justice practices.
Respecting human rights in emergency shelter column

Dec. 11, 2019 3:03 pm

Respecting human rights in emergency shelter

Those who work in human services care about human rights, says guest columnist Andrew Huff. As such, he goes goes on to say, they should know whether or not their work upholds international human rights agreements.

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