At the Broad Street Run some joggers will go for speed and others will going for exercise. But the Back on My Feet Philadelphia runners — individuals who are coping with homelessness — are running to change their lives.
The Veterans Multi-Service Center teamed up with eight other organizations to form a coalition to end veteran homeless in Philadelphia by the deadline. Outreach coordinator Delvin Brinson’s job is to convince the homeless vets to take a chance on redemption.
A group of Cambridge men are sharing their stories of love, loss, addiction, and recovery this weekend in a theater production that aims to open the community’s eyes to plight of the homeless community.