50% of US cities claim domestic violence as the main cause of homelessness, as mentioned in the short film Hidden Voices: Home is Not One Story. A pretty shocking statistic, even for those of us who work with clients everyday who have experienced domestic violence and homelessness. The film, which is a community-based project, designed to to bring public awareness to the many issues of homelessness through an accessible medium – film animation. It will be shown Friday May 14 as part of Second Friday Art Walk. As with all of the other Art Walk activities, the film is free. It will be shown around 8:30 and last 30 minutes. Click here to watch the trailer on YouTube. Check it out!
Stories of homelessness May 12, 2010