Portraits of Homelessness
Photos and stories of men who are homeless
The Portraits of Homelessness collection features 45 photographs and stories of residents from the Men’s Shelter at 2100 Lakeside
Read some of their stories below
2100, a place so supposedly dismal, is where I had the opportunity to garden and do murals. I always lived in apartments, never had the opportunity for gardening or for painting; I never had the space, never had the equipment. I learned about vegetable gardens - even...
I'm alive. - Willie Fischer
It's lingered in the back of my mind: I served my country, protected people, and now, being a veteran, nobody seems like they give a damn whether I do or don't. When I first arrived at 2100, I was so stressed out that I just wanted to end my life - go down to the...
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