Mental Health is only a factor in the growing homeless population

“You have to have a place, people, and things that can balance [mental illness] out, address it, and alleviate it. You need funding, you need places, you need resources. If its not addressed, it will get swept under the rug, and no one will have the opportunity to get the real issues addressed.” Lamont Davis... Continue Reading →

Mental Health is often times not the main underlying issue for people that are chronically homeless

Pathways to Housing is an organization that focuses on providing chronically homeless people with a place to stay, before they begin to try and address any sort of underlying issues. Speaking with Rob Wetherington and Rana Gardner from Pathways to Housing PA, it becomes clear that there are almost always many factors that lead to... Continue Reading →

Business is booming for Rooster Soup Co., a newly opened restaurant that donates 100% of its profits.

Keeping its table's full is no issue for Rooster Soup Co., a Philadelphia restaurant partnered with Federal Donuts and Broad Street Ministry that gives 100 percent of its profits to Broad Street Ministry’s Hospitality Collaborative. Federal Donuts is a popular food chain in Philadelphia that serves fried chicken, coffee, and donuts. Broad Street Ministry is a... Continue Reading →

Kensington’s often ignored positive aspects will be covered by Temple journalist

Kensington is a Philadelphia neighborhood that often receives negative coverage, and member of Temple University's Multimedia Storytelling class, Jennifer Karrigan, seeks to remedy this Kerrigan is the new beat reporter for the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia, hopes to showcase the positive features of a neighborhood that is commonly negatively stigmatized. She has past experiences photographing and... Continue Reading →

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