socioeconomic

No Intention of Leaving

“I’m not from Miller. I’m not from Chicago. I’m from Gary.”   Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment […]

Gary Changed

“There’s no reason for me to go downtown.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our consideration. […]

Confidence Booster

“Yo quiero hacer un ejemplo.” “I want to be an example.” Hear more from this storyteller in The Weight I Carry. Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email […]

Perspective

“When you get to school, you the brother… and when you come home, you the white boy.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or […]

Getting on Your Feet, Staying on Your Feet

Three audio stories from a woman’s experience of family, drug use, recovery, 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. CONTENT WARNING: “Don’t Know How I Survived” contains sexual abuse […]

Stepping Stones

“If you’ve never been in that situation, it’s hard to understand what it’s like.” 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 three of a three-part story. Hold a […]

We Beat Statistics – Parts 1, 2, and 3

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. Part 1: We Beat Statistics “She loved us, but she didn’t love herself enough to take care of us the right way.” Transcript for […]

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 […]