Becky Blanton planned to live in her van for a year and see the country, but when depression set in and her freelance job ended, her camping trip turned into homelessness. In this intimate talk, she describes her experience of becoming one of Americas working homeless.
For those of you familiar with TED you know that the speakers chosen to present in their organization have loads of talent & abilities to share information that’s moving to say the least on topics that are new & interesting to lots of folks.
Would you have expected a talk on homelessness let alone a personal experience piece in a TED talk?
Here it is – adding fuel to the fire that the face of homelessness has changed.
See if this inspires you or changes your perspectives about homelessness – eliminates the stereotypes you may have of the homeless!
Let us know what you think about homelessness after you watch this talk!
- Proof of the Empathy Gap Between the Housed and the Homeless (homelessness.change.org)
- The Courage to Start Moving the Homeless Online (homelessness.change.org)
- Making the Invisible Homeless a Little More Visible (homelessness.change.org)
- We’re in Love! Meet the Glamour Project (homelessness.change.org)
- Living in a Van? Homeless. Living in an Airstream? Adventurer. (homelessness.change.org)