Sean Christopher Riley is a veteran serving his community in Baltimore through volunteering and public advocacy. He has spoken on many occasions in Annapolis to legislators in support of policies that help poor community members (especially those without housing, health care, and people struggling to re-enter society after incarceration). He is driven by his passion for justice and his great love for all people.
Brandon is an advocate for health care access with the Faces of Homelessness Speakers' Bureau. He grew up in Baltimore and struggled with his health and homelessness until getting connected with Health Care for the Homeless. Now he speaks out about the importance of health care and dispels stereotypes about poor and homeless members of the community.
John Gaither is an advocate with the Faces of Homelessness Speakers' Bureau and is passionately committed to the struggle for equality and human rights in Baltimore. He has overcome many struggles including homelessness and now fights for the right of all people to have a place they can call their own.
Tony Simmons advocates for fair housing, health care access, and living wages in Baltimore City. He is a speaker and community organizer with the Faces of Homelessness Speakers' Bureau. Tony believes that everyone deserves a home and he will not stop until he sees an end to discrimination and homelessness in Baltimore.
2011 Homeless Persons' Lobby Day (in Annapolis) promo video #1, featuring Mark Schumann of the Baltimore Faces of Homelessness Speakers' Bureau.
2011 Homeless Persons' Lobby Day (in Annapolis) promo video #2, featuring several members of the Baltimore Faces of Homelessness Speakers' Bureau.
Preview for Baltimore Homeless Youth Initiative (BHYI) documentary "On the Outside", featuring Emmanuel Jackson of the Speakers' Bureau Baltimore.
The second in a series of videos created to introduce presentations given by members of the National Coalition for the Homelessness' Faces of Homelessness Speaker's Bureau.