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Te Erika Patterson

'I Adopted a Baby at 51'

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 08.24.2013 | Fifty
Te-Erika Patterson

"I simply got tired of waiting for a man to share my journey... I was ready and I thought, 'Mister Right seems to be running late, so I'll just start the party without him.'"

How I Ended Up in a Sober Living House In Long Beach

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 07.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Te-Erika Patterson

I am excited to share with everyone why Long Beach is a prime example of big city living with a small community vibe that I didn't find anywhere else in Los Angeles.

I Moved to Los Angeles With Less Than $200

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 05.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Te-Erika Patterson

I moved to Los Angeles from Hollywood, Fla., with less than $200.  So far I've managed to make it here for 11 months. Someone once told me, "If you ...

A Simple Reply From the President

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 06.27.2012 | Impact
Te-Erika Patterson

A few days ago, my cell phone chimed. After writing and calling the White House to ask for a meeting with the President on numerous occasions, I finally received an email reply.

7 Ways To Reach the President

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 05.28.2012 | Impact
Te-Erika Patterson

I think I'm out of ideas. I've been trying to reach the president to tell him about The Rebuild Your Life Project jobs initiative -- United 9 to 5. ...

Become Homeless On Purpose: Update

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 05.03.2012 | Impact
Te-Erika Patterson

Dear President Obama, Greetings to you, our First Lady Michelle and ofcourse your two beautiful daughters. Thank you for daring to take on the posi...

Dear Te-Erika Patterson

Carey Fuller | Posted 03.24.2012 | Impact
Carey Fuller

I just read Te-Erika Patterson's post about the "Rebuild your life project" and although I commend her efforts to "demystify" homelessness I wanted to share with everyone just how non-mysterious homelessness actually is.