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In Search of a Home

Kitty Parish lost her job at a medical billing company in early 2011. A few months later she became homeless. She stayed with friends and family for six months ...Read More

Life Without Health Insurance

Sean Fleming has been uninsured most of his adult life. He works about 30 hours a week at an Austin bakery, and picks up additional work at a coffee shop. The 4...Read More

Teaching Our Children

Stephanie Stoebe traded a career in the U.S. Army for a classroom full of students. After learning to speak three languages (in addition to English) and working...Read More

Fighting AIDS in Texas

In 1983, Jamie Schield went on a camping trip with a friend to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. But his friend was out of sorts; he was tired, out of breath...Read More

Putting Women First

The Martinez Street Women’s Center supports the health and well-being of low-income women and girls in east and southeast San Antonio. Assistant Director Becc...Read More

Marcia Ball Is Seeing Red

Hundreds of people gathered on Tuesday, March 6, to oppose defunding of women’s health services in Texas at a protest organized by musician Marcia Ball. The p...Read More

Supporting Homeless Students

Cathy Requejo has been the Project HELP (Homeless Education and Learning Program) supervisor and liaison for homeless students with the Austin Independent Schoo...Read More