I work in a supportive housing program designed to assist people who had had experiences of mental illness. They are the most vulnerable in our society. People in this housing have survived living on the street, couch surfing, and single room occupancies maintained by bad landlords. But now they have a chance for dignity.
At a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Mercy Housing Johnston Center Residences was a rare example of grace under fire in Milwaukee. A few years ago the Milwaukee Journal Sentine