Brittany’s Story – A Chicago 100,000 Homes Campaign Participant
An Excerpt from StreetWise
Brittany Posey heads one of 18 families that Beacon [Therapeutic Diagnostic Treatment Center] has housed through [the 100,000 Homes Campaign]. Posey, a mother of three, appeared with [Susan] Reyna on Beacon’s November 6 live call-in show on CAN TV.
Posey first became pregnant in high school. She had been doubled up homeless but was asked to leave when one of her hosts developed an illness. She said that she didn’t want to burden other people when she was homeless. “When you’re living in their household, they’re raising your kids.” Read more…
MB – A Chicago 100,000 Homes Campaign Participant
MB wants you to know her name.
She’s proud of it, empowered by it, and she identifies with its deep history.
We can’t publish her last name for confidentiality purposes; however, her enthusiasm is sincere. Read more…
January 23, 2012
After 30 years of living like ghosts on the streets, sleeping under a bridge and drifting through warming centers, Frank and Anthony Nowotnik are learning to live inside. Read more…