Florida has one of the highest rates of assault and victimization of those experiencing homelessness. So much so, Florida made us a protected class, but it hasn’t helped.
By Mary Stewart Many people have questioned me as to why I’ve slept outdoors for over ten years. Professors, social workers, classmates, recovery support groups, and well-meaning individuals
Having volunteered at various shelters during her life, British author Katy Regan was inspired to write a novel about a homeless man. She tells what she learned in
By Mary Stewart I was recently picked up on a warrant for damaging property in the midst of an anxiety attack. Spring semester has just begun at Palm
The criminalization of pan-handling, and its fines, keep those experiencing homelessness from improving their own life. By Mary Stewart I remember back when I was a child, my
Mental illness complicates a person’s life; if severe, it can lead people to homelessness, and once there, the systems of police and health care might do nothing or