Here's a Stoop Story by Olu Butterfly about navigating foreign territory and learning to live with some of life’s unanswered questions. You can hear her story and many others at stoopstorytelling.com, as well as the Stoop podcast.
Some of the most powerful support comes from peers who have survived the same challenges. We meet two Open Society Institute fellows whose service grows from their personal experience. First, Janet Glover Kerkvliet tells us how she came to lead the ‘Baltimore Job Hunters Support Group.’ It offers emotional counseling and practical training to older job seekers. Then Damien Haussling describes his project to help people who were homeless ... find the furnishings they need to make their new house ... a home.