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Author Topic: Human Life is Fragile but EVERY Life is Valuable  (Read 6097 times)

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Re: Human Life is Fragile but EVERY Life is Valuable
« Reply #150 on: September 09, 2018, 11:53:50 am »
For Women, by Women: A Sisterhood of Carpenters Builds Tiny Houses for the Homeless

BY Lornet Turnbull YES! Magazine

PUBLISHED September 8, 2018

SNIPPET:

Whittier Heights Village is a community of 15 colorful tiny houses, each 100 square feet. In July, its new residents began moving in, many from the streets or from shelters around Seattle. The village also has a common building with a kitchen, bathrooms, and laundry.

Located on city-owned land, it is one of nine tiny-house villages in Seattle that serve as emergency shelters for the city’s homeless population. It is operated by the Low Income Housing Institute, which develops and operates housing for low-income and homeless people in Washington state. Each house costs about $2,500 to build, and the labor is mostly provided by volunteers.

Dozens of women—and also some men—from across the state answered Lockridge’s initial call for volunteers. Not all were carpenters; there also were gardeners, plumbers and electricians, and artists. They included tradespeople with years of experience and folks who hadn’t picked up a hammer in years.

“People talked about how different it was from their regular crew in the real world where they worked. … We worked, learned, and taught,” Lockridge says.


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