Becky Blanton has engaged elsewhere on this blog with comments most recently around the post we did after the February Homeless Authority Board meeting on 2/19/2013. This TED speaker has a lot of experience in the area so we wanted to reshare this blog post here for background on her comments!

Homelessness in Savannah, Stories for Learning

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.

About Becky Blanton: Becky Blanton is a writer, photographer and former journalist who found herself homeless, but bounced back to tell her story and inspire others. Full bio and more links

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…

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Advocating for Homelessness Issues in Savannah, GA, so that we can educate, share experiences & generate a Christian understanding of the issues & people who experience, support & attempt to end homelessness in Savannah, GA or anywhere else we can share stories from or about...
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