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World homelessness day 10-10-10 - 8pm - sentient bean

  1. 1. Recognizing World Homeless Day in Savannah, GA Our 10-10-10 Event Screening “Lord Save Us From Your Followers” Presented by: homelessnessinSavannah.wordpress.com homelessinSavannah@gmail.com
  2. 2. WHD PSA
  3. 3. Welcome & Thanks for being here! • The Advocacy – Why Now? – Why “Love the Homeless”? – Why 10-10-10? – Other initiatives • The history of the interest in “Lord Save Us…” • The faces of homelessness • The future for the Advocacy – Events – Advocating, Educating & Collaborating  “Loving the Homeless” – Projects & Initiatives • Supporting the Advocacy – Advisory Board – Donations (Fund raising blog) – buy books, videos & items thru Amazon – In-kind, services we need – Fund raising blog
  4. 4. The Advocacy Homelessness in Savannah, Advocating, Educating & Collaborating around “Loving the Homeless” • Independent of any agency, service provider or regulating entity • Motivated to engage the community on action & service – To End Homelessness in Savannah & beyond – To promote “Loving the Homeless” – To engage the Faith Community & others – Methods of engagement & advocacy • Events • Social Media & Social Networks (Facebook, Twitter) • Blogging • Action (service) & motivational events • Engaging the Homeless Community as well – We Are Visible – international campaign – Hear their needs & present them locally – Communicate with the public for them & with them – Let them speak for themselves, enabling “We Are Visible” in Savannah Thinking Globally, Acting Locally
  5. 5. Examples of ideas for Future Projects • Parking Meters - $ donations for the homeless • Engage the Community – TLC (Tourism Leadership Council) (jobs, awareness) – CVB / Chamber of Commerce (jobs) – StepUp Savannah’s Poverty Simulation • Expand to consider a “Homelessness Simulation” • Street Paper • Events – November focus on homelessness in Savannah & Georgia
  6. 6. Partners & Sponsors Promoting
  7. 7. My Name is Not “Those People”
  8. 8. T S R A A M I P L L E E R R   Bumper Sticker Man Goes to College Bumper Sticker Man Goes To Church
  9. 9. “We Are All the Same”
  10. 10. Thanks for attending! • Please share your reactions to tonight’s experience: – Email – Blog comments – Video station on counter – Staff volunteers with cameras in the rear of the room, on the patio

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