Monday, September 14, 2009

Our Hope Is You'll Get Mad Enough To Do Something

I've been following invisible.tv invisiblepeople.tv's series of short video interviews with american homeless people.

Their byline is particularly poignant: "Caution: Some content may be offensive. Our hope is you'll get mad enough to do something." - applies to all issues of social justice, really.

Each person interviewed has a story. Each has a name.

Whilst I hope New Zealand's social welfare and health systems are better at catching, and helping, people with stories like these - it is a timely reminder of the real challenges faced by vulnerable people; even in comparatively wealthy societies like ours.

Challenging ...

cross-posted from GavinKnight.com

4 comments:

  1. Hey Gavin
    Can you post the link to find these videos... thanks

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  2. apologies, link corrected in post

    it is http://invisiblepeople.tv

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  3. I watched a great movie the other day, it's called the soloist and it's about a homeless man. recommend watching it as it based on homeless people in L.A. An eye opener and very good movie

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