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Truly Unconditional Love

“Sometimes he eats; you don’t eat. That’s just the way it is.” This story is from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project and Porter County Coalition for Affordable Housing, Housing Opportunities, Gabriel’s Horn, Dayspring Women’s Center, and Porter County Museum. This is part two of a three-part story. Hold a Conversation Can […]

We Beat Statistics

“She loved us, but she didn’t love herself enough to take care of us the right way.” This story is from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project and Porter County Coalition for Affordable Housing, Housing Opportunities, Gabriel’s Horn, Dayspring Women’s Center, and Porter County Museum. Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading […]

It Wasn’t Fun No More

Two audio stories from a woman’s experience of addiction, family, and homelessness This story is from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project and Porter County Coalition for Affordable Housing, Housing Opportunities, Gabriel’s Horn, Dayspring Women’s Center, and Porter County Museum. Note: Tracks can be listened to individually and do not need to […]

The Village Raised Us

“As adults, we’ve forgotten what we came from or where we came from.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What does the storyteller value from his upbringing? How does he describe the discipline he experienced in the neighborhood? When the storyteller […]

It Got to Be Too Much

“I’ve been down, believe me… I lost my possessions twice in my life.” This story is from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project and Porter County Coalition for Affordable Housing, Housing Opportunities, Gabriel’s Horn, Dayspring Women’s Center, and Porter County Museum. Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this […]

Bad Things, Good People

Three audio stories from a couple’s experience of family, work, health, and homelessness These stories are from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project and Porter County Coalition for Affordable Housing, Housing Opportunities, Gabriel’s Horn, Dayspring Women’s Center, and Porter County Museum. Note: Tracks can be listened to individually and do not need to be […]

Makes You Strong

“Sometimes I have meltdowns; sometimes I say, ‘OK,’ and go on.” This story is from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project and Porter County Coalition for Affordable Housing, Housing Opportunities, Gabriel’s Horn, Dayspring Women’s Center, and Porter County Museum. This story is from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project […]

People Stare at You

“Well, you’re here, too, so I guess you’re in the same boat I am.” This story is from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project and Porter County Coalition for Affordable Housing, Housing Opportunities, Gabriel’s Horn, Dayspring Women’s Center, and Porter County Museum. Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about […]