July, 2018

No One is Garbage.

Charles hated living in a tent in a homeless camp. “I had nowhere to go,” he says. But the thing that’s been hardest for him about being homeless is how other people have treated him. “People treat you like you’re scum when you’re homeless, and I’m not scum.” Charles is right. He’s not scum. No […]

A New Legacy

You could say that the legacy of addiction was handed down to Mingo before he was even a teenager.  “When I was 12, my auntie introduced me to crank,” he says.  Two years later, he moved out on his own and joined a gang here in Tacoma/ Pierce County. He’s tried practically every drug out […]