Not just a place to live: From homelessness to citizenship
Twenty years ago, Jim lived under a highway bridge in New Haven, Connecticut. He was in his 50s and had once been in the Army. A New Haven mental health outreach team found him one morning sleeping under the bridge. His neon yellow sneakers stuck out from underneath his blankets. Read on to find out more about Jim, and how his story is connected to the Citizenship research projects at the Institute for Innovative Practice.