Stories From The Street

We recognize and respect the intrinsic value of every individual in our community, regardless of life circumstances.

Stephanie – Homeward Bound

Stephanie – Homeward Bound

On a sunny Saturday morning, we head over to check out the phenomenal work being done at Remnant Cafe, serving […]

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Streets Of Paradise With Showered And Empowered

Streets Of Paradise With Showered And Empowered

Streets of Paradise teamed up with Showered and Empowered on April, 27 for the third time this year and offered […]

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Kimberly – Transgender & Living on the Streets

Kimberly – Transgender & Living on the Streets

Kimberly is a 39-year old transgender woman, and she is currently living on the streets. We meet on a brisk […]

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Brandy & Raven – Affordable Housing Imperative

Brandy & Raven – Affordable Housing Imperative

I met Brandy, an engaging 39-year-old woman and her 20-year-old daughter Raven on a chilly Thursday evening outside the Salvation […]

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Katy – Community on the Streets

Katy – Community on the Streets

I met Katy at beautiful Five Points Park, a downtown anchor of the arts and entertainment of Sarasota, surrounded by […]

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Nikki – Pregnant & Living the Hard Life

Nikki – Pregnant & Living the Hard Life

We met Nikki outside a Sarasota gas station on a chilly Thursday evening. Nikki is a 34-year-old woman, and she […]

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Stephanie – Intimate Partner Violence and Homelessness

Stephanie – Intimate Partner Violence and Homelessness

I notice Stephanie on a Thursday evening after she takes a spoonful of delicious looking home-made butternut squash soup and […]

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Cathy – More Than A Single Story

Cathy – More Than A Single Story

On a brisk Sunday morning in January I set out to meet the many homeless men and women living on […]

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