Saturday, January 30, 2016

As things always are changing when people are homeless and even when they are not,
The Baltimore Faces of Homelessness Speaker's Bureau is undergoing a few transitions.
We would like to thank Damien Haussling for the incredible job he did coordinating for us.
This blog is being updated and changed over the next few months. We still have speaking engagements and injustice walks happening. Many exciting events are in the works for 2016!
Stay tuned!

Friday, December 26, 2014

Starting out to be a hopping 2015 for us!

We at the Speaker's Bureau are busy preparing for several presentations in January 2015. Our speakers will be helping teach intersession classes at both John Hopkins University and McDaniel College as well as speaking at several other places. Stay tuned for photos from these speaking engagements!

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Thank you for your support in 2014!

We at the Baltimore Area Faces of Homelessness Speakers' Bureau sincerely appreciate everyone who came to our Annual Night of Monologues! We appreciate everyone who hosted us as speakers! We appreciate our greater homeless advocacy community who helped  us out in many ways including transportation!

                           THANK SO YOU MUCH! WE COULD NOT DO IT WITHOUT YOU! 

Friday, October 10, 2014

Night Of Monologues 2014

                                              NIGHT OF MONOLOGUES 2014
                                                       Take A Walk In My Shoes
                                                              November 19, 2014
                                                                       7:00 PM
                                                                     2640 Space 
                                                            2640 Saint Paul Street
Join the Speakers Bureau and special guests as they perform a thrilling night of monologues!
                                                                 $10 Suggested Donation



The Speakers Bureau has an anonymous donor willing to match dollar for dollar all funds up to $2,000 raised between now and the end of the year.
Please make your donation now and help us out.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Sleep Out 2013

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2013

 This week, members of Faces of Homelessness are busy speaking to area colleges and universities about the injustice of homelessness and poverty. The Faces of Homelessness Speakers Bureau challenges myths and sterotypes about homelessness year-round, but this week we work tirelessly in partner with Housing Our Neighbors, students from area colleges and universities, people experiencing homelessness, and other advocates to raise awareness of the symptoms of growing poverty and inequality and enlist community members in the fight to end homelessness.

Join us for the Sleep Out for Housing Justice this Saturday, November 23rd--the culminating event of this years' National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week!
  • 5pm Rally at McKeldin Square (Light & Pratt Streets in the Inner Harbor) followed by a march to City Hall
  • 6-9pm Event programming at City Hall (100 Holliday Street)
 There will be a free hot dinner for all, a distribution of donated winter coats and sleeping bags to people experiencing homelessness. The night will include a series of speakers and break out sessions on the current state of homelessness, why it persists, and what we can do to break the cycle.

  • 9pm on Sleep Out

Wednesday, October 16, 2013


Everyone has a story. Everyone deserves to go home.

Greeting friends of The Faces of Homelessness Speakers Bureau,

I am writing to thank you for your interest and partnership with the Speaker’s Bureau. We are always grateful for the opportunity to help people better understand homelessness by allowing us to share our personal stories about life on the streets.

This not only brings to light the misconceptions and misinformation about homelessness, but also helps people that have experienced homelessness understand the issues and events that led them to homelessness and often reminds them of the struggle and hard work it takes to return to stable housing.

We have new members of the bureau who are eager to share their story and also have the veterans of the bureau. We are very active and wish to remind you that we are available for any type of group or event where people are interested in learning about the issues of homelessness and poverty.
If you would like to host a panel of speakers at your school or organization, please fill our our event information form.

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- Mark Schumann