We have found ourselves in the throes of an epidemic, the likes of which we have not seen in modern times. While overdose deaths rage on, we continue to respond with a system of care so broken, with resources so painfully thin, for folks with a severity of problems so complex - we are tossing folks into a chasm that is fundamentally designed to make them fail - and when they do fail - what do we do? We cage them. We take their children away. We rob them of their very humanity. Fortunately, pockets of resistance are forming, and together - we have launched the Recovery Revolution.
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BY LAUREL CREECH
@ VOL 12
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Revolution - Bridging the Employment Gap for Women in Crises
BY SARAH RUTT
@ VOL 5
ON SEP 08, 2015
Sarah Rutt discusses Revolution, a jewelry company that creates and sells handcrafted, leather jewelry in order to bridge the employment gap for women transitioning out of homelessness. Revolution is part of the great social enterprise pitch sponsored by ASSETS Lancaster and the Lancaster County Community Foundation, and are launching operations in October of this year.
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Alcoholism to Ironman: A Story of Recovery
BY DAVE CLAYTON
@ VOL 6
ON SEP 16, 2016
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BY GEORGE COLES
@ VOL 26
ON JAN 25, 2017
Photographer and carpenter, George Coles is also a jolly nice chap to have a interesting chat with. In this, his first PechaKucha, he invites us to journey around the world talking revolution! Or it it merely rebellion? Watch to find out the difference...