Canvassing 101

Canvassing 101

By Whitney Washington, Development and Volunteer Coordinator Several nights ago, as the eclipsing moon hid behind the clouds, and the temperature dropped to the teens, I witnessed a side of Nashville few get to see. I met our city’s poorest…

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Just Sitting There Talking

Just Sitting There Talking

By Lauren Plummer As my season of work has been drawing to a close, I can’t help but reflect on the beginning. In the summer of 2011, I was healing from some life wounds and trying to figure out where…

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The Man On The Other End Of The Phone

The Man on the Other End of the Phone

Someone recently said that all of my FB posts were depressing. I told him I planned to start posting pictures of puppies any day now. I haven't found the exact right one but meanwhile, here's a really good thing that…

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Creating Community

Creating Community

By Hunter Burns, Intern Summer 2018 Before arriving in Nashville, I came from a small town of about 330 people. It was a farming community in southwest Minnesota where all the retired farmers gossip at the gas station for their…

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The Reality Of Being Unhoused

The Reality of Being Unhoused

By Lauren Morgan, Summer Intern 2018 As I stumbled through the woods on a rainy and sticky morning, I couldn’t get my mind off of all of the bugs that were probably crawling inside my backpack and on my jacket.…

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