Jacksonville’s Homeless: Taylor’s Story

Jacksonville’s Homeless: Taylor’s Story

We met with 28-year-old, Taylor, on a Wednesday afternoon, late August, in the Jacksonville Public Library. He agreed to speak with us about what his life was like on the streets in Jacksonville and what challenges he faces.  After he greets me with a “nice to...
Jacksonville’s Homeless: Michael’s Story

Jacksonville’s Homeless: Michael’s Story

When passing by the nameless faces on the street, it is easy to condemn, look away, or possibly shake our heads at our fellow humans’ bad choices. Drugs, alcohol, and crime, all these factors separate their worlds from ours, keeping us safe from the intimidating...