Save the Date – Please Join Us!

Throughout the fall semester of 2016, Brenau's Editorial and Feature Writing class have worked alongside the Facing Project, to help bring awareness to the issue of homelessness in Gainesville and Hall County. As the semester comes to a close, we … [Read more...]

Spreading Community Awareness

The time we have left in this project is slowly dwindling down. It would be a lie if I said it wasn't bittersweet. There have been ups and downs throughout this time, but overall I cannot wait to see the reaction from the community. I hope that this … [Read more...]

Looking Back

When I first started this project, I was so nervous. I knew nothing about homelessness, have never experienced homelessness or anything about it. I remember my first blog, I said something ignorant. I said that I thought someone who was homeless was … [Read more...]

If You Had Nothing, Would You Keep Giving?

As individuals who do not experience homelessness, we all take things for granted. I was scrolling through YouTube and discovered this video that shares situations where people like us have gone out of their way to show the true nature and honesty of … [Read more...]

Down to the Wire

We are coming to the final weeks of our Facing Project and it's all bittersweet. I'm sad because these are the final weeks that we will be working on this project as a class. We've also become somewhat attached to some of the people that we've had … [Read more...]

My Journey

At the beginning of this project I did not think it was going to be an easy project but I did not think it was going to be this hard. I have just finished getting all of my interviews and I am writing the stories of the people I interviewed. It is … [Read more...]

Circle of Poverty

This is the scariest, most informative, mind-blowing class that I have ever taken. When I originally signed up for this class, I was excited, but not excited for the right reasons. I was excited because I’ve never taken a Mass Communications class. I … [Read more...]

Homelessness: A Real Issue

Going into this project, the most interaction I had with homelessness was volunteering at the Soup Kitchen in my home town, or bringing in canned goods to be donated to the Soup Kitchen. From only being in this project a few weeks I have realized … [Read more...]