Douglas’s Story

Douglas’ Story Douglas was defrauded and denied housing. After an accident at the San Francisco Shipyard, Douglas was suddenly disabled, out of work, and falling further and further into debt. He became the victim of several scams and ultimately was rejected for...

Michelle’s Story

Michelle’s Story Michelle spent months with sewage filling her tub and toilet, years without heating Michelle lives in public housing and her unit had a lot of problems. She went years without heating. Mold grew in the walls. But worst of all, sewage continually...

Jamaica’s Story

Jamaica’s* Story Securing a Greencard was almost out of reach. Jamaica Belongs Jamaica never dreamed of leaving her home town. Named for the beautiful island of her birth, Jamaica loved the blue ocean, the swaying palm trees, and the family members that she...

Amy’s Story

Amy’s Story Amy thought her family might not make it out alive. Amy and her family were targeted by gangs after she made a police report. They endured multiple death threats and even one shooting. She tried to request an emergency transfer to a safer unit, but...

Jim’s Story

Jim had been trying to create a will for a while. In fact, in 2001, he drafted his own version but couldn’t find an affordable lawyer to help him make it official. 15-years later, Jim found himself 63 years old, unmarried, and without children. Even so, there were...