Two years ago James Peterson initiated a conversation with a man holding a sign on a Denver street corner. The sign read: “Homeless. Anything helps. God bless.” Over several weeks James noticed and visited with others holding signs. He bought some of the signs. At one point James asked himself, “what in that person’s life led them to this street corner to depend on the generosity of passersby simply to survive.” Continue reading “Searching for Home: An Exhibit at the History Colorado Museum”
After spending time with family for Christmas I’m cognizant of all the simple things I’ve been provided and the confidence those things provide me as I daily interact with the world. I know that although my mom has a lot of advice, it comes from a heart that loves me and is committed to me. I know that my sisters, although they support different political positions, would readily provide me a place to stay if the furnace went out in my house. And all our kids, wildly running around have hats and mittens when they go sledding and their sprawling sleeping bodies covering the floor with their cousins have prayers spoken over them each night. Continue reading “Caring a Little Would Mean a Lot”
In this final part of our interview with Blair Griffith, she shares her message of what homelessness is and how people can make an impact on changing how people view homelessness.
In this second part of our interview with Blair Griffith, she talks about her work and experience of homelessness within her community.
Miss Colorado 2011, Blair Griffith, joined us for the opening of our new exhibit, “Searching For Home: Homelessness in Colorado.” She then shared her story of family, winning Miss Colorado, and finding herself homeless.