Tag Archives: homeless

From East Coast Co-ops to West Coast Communities

PHOTO BY PAUL NEEVEL Story by Lily Bussel Sometimes it’s toothbrushes. The kind made for detention facilities. August Sabini knows who to look for—young people, usually carrying sleeping bags and backpacks. Other days he hands out deodorant, socks or snacks. … Continue reading

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Mitch Small – Midterm IV

Upcoming elections bring divisions to the forefront Downtown community members weigh in on their most important issues By Mitch Small The United States is in turmoil. Divisive issue after divisive issue has stacked up in the public dialogue and the … Continue reading

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Profile Pitch (Downtown)

By Lily Bussel I am interviewing August Sabini, an outreach worker at New Roads–an organization providing services and support to homeless youth. With potential cuts in social services and welfare programs as contentious issues in the current presidential campaign, the … Continue reading

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Recreating Downtown

New businesses and community events have brought a new lively atmosphere to once dilapidated downtown area. “I think there’s just really lovely energy. There’s a very positive turn that’s happening. Downtown was on the bleeding edge for so long and that’s changing,” … Continue reading

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Cooking to Serve the Glenwood Community

On a beautiful friday afternoon in May, homeless men and women from the local community made their way to their tables enjoying their hot meal at Shankle Safe Haven Shelter in Glenwood. Behind the counter, Terri LaPado stands eager to … Continue reading

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Conflicting Views In Community Connect to One Underlying Issue

Residents of Glenwood, Oregon, stress issue of safety and security among its neighborhoods. Issues of effects of drugs among residential areas is the source of fear. Residents believe the lack of stability in neighborhoods reflect the overall image and reputation … Continue reading

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