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Homeless During Winter

What Being Homeless at Christmas Taught Me About Leadership

Holly Hamann | Posted 03.04.2014 | Denver
Holly Hamann

I found clothes that would make me look impoverished and bought shoes that were uncomfortably small. I made myself up to look unclean and greasy and carried my belongings in a bag. It had snowed the night before, so I intentionally underdressed.

The Nation's Capital Prepares for Hypothermia Season

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 12.03.2012 | DC
Jean-Michel Giraud

Having worked with the staff at DHS for several years now, I know that they would like nothing more than to shelter these families during the summer. As constituents, we need to give them the means to do that by advocating for adequate levels of funding for homeless services each year.