Our food pantries use a term, “Ladders of Peace”. Some folks struggle with what it means. Like anything that is truly human and truly real, it resists simple definitions. It is who we are in our pantry communities. It is best understood in experiencing it. Like so many things that are bigger than we are, […]
A panel of our partners were given the opportunity to speak to 270 students at Concordia University Wisconsin about the issues of poverty, food insecurity and homelessness this evening. They spoke about Housing First, 30 Seconds Away, StreetLife Communities Milwaukee, Immanuel Church – Brookfield, ReignStorm, and various other places we represent.
They came from two schools, but from all over the city, really. They were part of Carroll University’s college preparedness program. Their director, Maria, said that what they experienced serving with us is just as important as SAT/ACT prep in preparing to be a contributing member of our community. Maria gives me hope. More than […]