Add a little humanity to your commercialism: Project Gregory outfits grid-connected billboards with everything a person might need to survive.
“There’s only one person that didn’t make it into the film—because they couldn’t handle the fact that they walked by their family.” - Would You Recognize Your Family If They Were Homeless On The Street?
“The best way to stop homelessness is mindbogglingly simple: Give them homes.”
“This study adds to a growing body of research that suggests that even the hardest to serve in our communities can be successfully housed and that housing with necessary supportive services not only leads to better outcomes for individuals but is cheaper for the community,” says Lori Thomas, an assistant professor at UNC, who led the study.”
Homeless people wearing T shirts reading “I am a 4G hotspot” are offering SXSW attendees network access in exchange for a donation. Is this awful or innovative?