“I haven’t done it in a while, but I connect with some people who do it really well,” says Leroy Barber, Author, President of Mission Year and CEO of FCS Urban Ministries. “One of the ways that they start is they build a place of dignity and trust that people can enter.” Café 458 is a restaurant in Atlanta that serves homeless people free meals in a restaurant-style setting. From there, they can sign up for a locker, use computers to find jobs, and sign up for counseling. “But they start it with this simple process of dignity.”
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From The Justice Conference 2012.