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Without a Home

The Many Faces of Homelessness

Rachel Fleischer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Rachel Fleischer

On October 11th, I had the honor and privilege of participating in United Way's First Annual Faces of Homelessness Art Exhibition, which was held in partnership with the Downtown L.A. Art Walk.

What Can I Do? An Artistic Campaign to Help the Homeless

Rachel Fleischer | Posted 08.08.2011 | Los Angeles
Rachel Fleischer

In my quest to continue to help the homeless, I have created a new campaign called What Can I Do?, a movement that will raise awareness and compassion about homelessness through art and social action.

Without a Home: Helping the Homeless One Phone Call at a Time

Rachel Fleischer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Rachel Fleischer

There's a man I always see walking around Los Angeles. He's very dirty and he's always talking to himself out loud; screaming, yelling, flailing his arms.

Without A Home: Home is Where the Cart Is

Rachel Fleischer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Rachel Fleischer

We often take for granted the countless comforts that come along with having a roof over our heads. The feeling of actually being and feeling safe in one's home is more profound than most realize.

Without A Home: To Live and Die on The Streets of Los Angeles

Rachel Fleischer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Fleischer

As I was talking to Skateboard Bruce, he pulled out some elaborate and beautiful sketches that outlined how human beings can be kinder to our planet by being more resourceful and energy efficient.

Without A Home: Sisterhood On The Streets

Rachel Fleischer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Fleischer

These children did not waste time feeling sorry for themselves. They had instead developed a collective love and compassion for one another.

Without A Home: What Lies Beneath The Stereotypes?

Rachel Fleischer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Fleischer

It's important to get past the stereotypes that limit us and often obstruct the truth. People are always so much more than they appear.

Without A Home - The Day I Met Joby

Rachel Fleischer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Fleischer

Here are people who have so little and are so overwhelmed in life and they can't even properly express themselves with the artistic gifts they've been given.

Without A Home, But Not Without Hope

Rachel Fleischer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Fleischer

In August of 2003, I started filming homeless people all around Los Angeles. I took out a loan on a video camera and hit the streets -- in search of any homeless person who would talk to me.