Homelessness is pot-marked by stereotypes and misconceptions.
I’m willing to bet that if you took a group of folks, placed them in a room and asked them to discuss homelessness, many of the most prevalent stereotypes would dominate the conversation.
I’m also willing to bet that there would be little – or nothing at all – said about the numbers of children who experience homelessness each year.
Probably less would be said about the number of senior citizens who unfortunately find themselves homeless. (more…)