Daily Hampshire Gazette, Op/Ed article “Abra Lipton: seeing past clichés about Valley’s homeless”

by Abra Lipton
May 9, 2016

UMass junior and ACC intern Abra Lipton writes an Op/Ed article highlighting the anonymous narrative that society prescribes to the homeless population. In the article she breaks down this assumption elaborating how the population is a collection of individuals stories, each of which is different than the one before. Lipton praises the agency’s acknowledgment of this societal assumption and their active efforts to combat these assumptions through sharing their participant’s stories of struggle and their successes in their monthly newsletter publication of “What’s Up?!”.

Check out the full article here!