A Roof of One's Own: Where are poor people supposed to live? A Roof of One’s Own
Quotesia interviews Mario Mazzoni at the Metropolitan Council, an NYC tenants' rights organization, and finds that the housing crunch is hitting poor people the hardest. [read more]

Getting By On Crayon Money
Let me ask you something: Have you ever been
ashamed of being on welfare? I know I have.

I grew up knowing I was on welfare. My grandma had been receiving it way before my twin and I came into the picture.

She came to New York when she was 14 years old. I believe she was alone. I think her mom sent her-I don't know. I don't really get into the history of my grandma's life. [read more]

Getting By On Crayon Money