Robin Denegal aspires to publish her autobiography one day. And after a try at the military and ten years on the streets, she has more than enough experiences to fill the pages.
Content categorized as Maryland
In this issue, I want to discuss the state of services in homeless shelters and drop-in centers throughout the Baltimore area.
Meanwhile, back in Baltimore, Walter Lacey has come around. He looks around the room and wonders where he is and how he got there. Suddenly, a nurse named Rita Garrett walks in.
Walter Lacey has been found, but the search goes on for Louis Henley. Will Henley be discovered, or will he evade authorities just as he did in New York.
George Siletti, 49-years-old with big blue eyes and a wide smile, spent 30 years as a self-proclaimed drifter. But now, “I’ve found my niche in life,” reports George. My goal is to educate people about my story and about homelessness, to make a difference in how people view homelessness and homeless people.”
In this month’s focus I want to pass on to the reader some reflections on a weekend trip I made last month outside of Baltimore to York, Harrisburg, and Pittsburgh.
Taking it to the streets, “Where Information is Power.”
It’s Tuesday, 8:30 in the morning, and I am at the VA Medical center in downtown Baltimore, and as I watch the new generation of veterans being checked in for treatment, I can’t help but notice how relieved a lot of them are to be back home again.
It is early Monday morning, and Marvin and Anna begin the difficult task of locating Walter Lacey.
For nine days in March, 26 Georgetown University students went hungry to demand a living wage for university employees.
A look at the politics surrounding local policy
For many of D.C.’s workers, looking for a job does not mean filling out applications or flipping through the want ads. For day laborers, the… Read more »
The day wears on in Baltimore. Marvin Hammerman and his assistant, Anna Jackson, have arrived at BWI Airport and are en route to the residence of… Read more »
The night of Thursday, March 24, was quite an experience for those of us taking part in the “urban plunge”, a National Coalition for the… Read more »
It is late afternoon in Baltimore, and workers around the city step to and fro and wait on Maryland Transit Administration buses to go here and there.
Today, I want to call attention to one of the men’s shelters in Baltimore, and that’s the infamous Baltimore Rescue Mission, in downtown Baltimore. I… Read more »
Minimum-wage workers in Maryland, who have seen their earnings eroded by the rising cost of living, may be in line for a pay raise.
Gregory Squires: Predatory lending is a subset of sub-prime lending that unfairly extracts resources from usually poor and marginalized people. It can have tremendous negative effects on people’s lives and on neighborhoods.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced that it would funnel more than $1.4 billion to more than 4,400 homeless programs in 2005, marking the largest amount it has ever committed to combat homelessness in one year.
Walk by Bethesda Presbyterian Church too quickly on a Saturday morning and you might miss the three small signs that provide the only hint of the small miracle happening inside.