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Using Photography to Give Underprivileged People a Voice

Oct 24, 2014

By Doug Wood-Boyle, HomeStart “Photo Voice: Combating Prejudice and Discrimination” is an exciting project that is being offered to HomeStart clients by volunteer worker Louise Bowler as a way to help them be empowered to start conversations with other people and advocate for themselves with legislators.

“The class looks a...

A Soldier For the Home Front

Sep 19, 2014

By Adrian Walker, The Boston Globe As James Patterson stood in the middle of Boylston Street in the Fenway on a...

More Proof That Giving Housing To Homeless Is Cheap, Effective And Will Make Tenants Happy

Sep 10, 2014

By Eleanor Goldberg, Huffington Post A number of studies have already proved it. But another nonprofit has stepped in to further demonstrate that providing housing is the cheapest and most efficient way to keep at-risk...

“How An Innovative Nonprofit Uses $700 To Prevent Families From Becoming Homeless”

Sep 8, 2014

By Scott Keyes, ThinkProgress Though no one deserves to be homeless, perhaps the cause that’s hardest to accept is what happened to Ann: a simple technicality. A few years ago, Ann, a Cambridge woman in her mid-60s, face...

“Faces of the Unknown, Part 3: Cambridge nonprofit provides homes to the homeless”

Jul 17, 2014

By Erin Baldassari, Cambridge Chronicle “The stigma can last for years,” said Victor, a Peruvian immigrant who was also housed through HomeStart. “It pretty much can destroy you if you don’t have a strong sense of self,” Victor said. “...

HomeStart Announces Gala Honorees; Stacey Lucchino, Joseph Antonellis, & Ed Frechette!

Jul 7, 2014

By The HomeStart Team Stacey Lucchino and State Street Vice Chairman. Joseph Antonellis to be honored at HomeStart Gala celebrating 20th Anniversary. Ed Frechette to receive Trent Hankins Award. Boston-based non-profit HomeStart announced today that it will honor three prominent community and business leaders during this year’s annual...

Using Photography to Give Underprivileged People a Voice

Oct 24, 2014

By Doug Wood-Boyle, HomeStart “Photo Voice: Combating Prejudice and Discrimination” is an exciting project that is being offered to HomeStart clients by volunteer worker Louise Bowler as a way to help them be empowered to start conversations with other people and advocate for themselves with legislators.

“The class looks a...

More Proof That Giving Housing To Homeless Is Cheap, Effective And Will Make Tenants Happy

Sep 10, 2014

By Eleanor Goldberg, Huffington Post A number of studies have already proved it. But another nonprofit has stepped in to further demonstrate that providing housing is the cheapest and most efficient way to keep at-risk...

“Faces of the Unknown, Part 3: Cambridge nonprofit provides homes to the homeless”

Jul 17, 2014

By Erin Baldassari, Cambridge Chronicle “The stigma can last for years,” said Victor, a Peruvian immigrant who was also housed through HomeStart. “It pretty much can destroy you if you don’t have a strong sense of self,” Victor said. “...

A Soldier For the Home Front

Sep 19, 2014

By Adrian Walker, The Boston Globe As James Patterson stood in the middle of Boylston Street in the Fenway on a...

“How An Innovative Nonprofit Uses $700 To Prevent Families From Becoming Homeless”

Sep 8, 2014

By Scott Keyes, ThinkProgress Though no one deserves to be homeless, perhaps the cause that’s hardest to accept is what happened to Ann: a simple technicality. A few years ago, Ann, a Cambridge woman in her mid-60s, face...

HomeStart Announces Gala Honorees; Stacey Lucchino, Joseph Antonellis, & Ed Frechette!

Jul 7, 2014

By The HomeStart Team Stacey Lucchino and State Street Vice Chairman. Joseph Antonellis to be honored at HomeStart Gala celebrating 20th Anniversary. Ed Frechette to receive Trent Hankins Award. Boston-based non-profit HomeStart announced today that it will honor three prominent community and business leaders during this year’s annual...