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Giving tents to homeless isn’t a solution, but it offers protection

Randiesia Fletcher-Riggs, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by the Arizona Daily Star. “Giving tents to homeless isn’t a solution, but it offers protection” One stormy night, in the wee hours of the morning, I…
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Open Inn, which finds shelter for homeless Tucson youths, is closing

Patti Caldwell-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was originally published by The Arizona Daily Star. “Open Inn, an Arizona organization providing services and crisis shelter to Tucson’s homeless youths and families, is closing after 40 years. The announcement…
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Homelessness lets dubious Tucson charity go on

Patti Caldwell-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was originally published by The Arizona Daily Star. “In an ideal Tucson, Libby Wright would not be a factor. In that Tucson, the mainline charities for the homeless — the Primavera…
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