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Continuum of Care for the Homeless

Many people still think of rescue missions as places where homeless people find housing, food and spiritual instruction. Yet, those of us who are involved in this field know that unless their deeper spiritual, emotional, physical, and social needs are addressed, homeless people will never attain stability in their lives. Many suffer from mental illness, […]

Free Wi-Fi for a Low Income Housing Project

Connecting for Good, the nonprofit organization I staretd in 2011, has entered into a partnership with the Kansas City Kansas Housing Authority  to bring free Wi-Fi to their largest low income housing project – Juniper Gardens. The  large mesh network we are building will cover almost four city blocks and wil bring free in-home broadband Internet to 390 units […]

Employment Laws in Work Programs

I am often asked about what needs to be done in order to comply with state and federal laws when recovery programs clients do actual work in the facility.  In all cases, I suggest that an employment attorney or tax professional familiar with the laws in your state be consulted in these matters.  However, here […]