RI StoryCorps

Rhode Island StoryCorps: James Fisher

Aug 23, 2014
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The oral history project StoryCorps partnered with the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless to record interviews with homeless and formerly homeless people in the state.  Each storyteller was interviewed by someone they know: a friend, co-worker, counselor, or case manager.  In this special series, we bring you some of their stories.

In this episode, homeless veteran James Fisher is interviewed by his case manager, Michele Wilson, who is helping him to find housing.

Rhode Island StoryCorps: Susan Brodeur

Aug 16, 2014
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The oral history project StoryCorps partnered with the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless to record interviews with homeless and formerly homeless people in the state.  Each storyteller was interviewed by someone they know: a friend, co-worker, counselor, or case manager.  In this special series, we bring you some of their stories.

In this episode, Susan Brodeur is interviewed by her counselor, James Thomas.

Rhode Island StoryCorps: Manny Gomes

Aug 9, 2014
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The oral history project StoryCorps partnered with the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless to record interviews with homeless and formerly homeless people in the state.  Each storyteller was interviewed by someone they know: a friend, co-worker, counselor, or case manager.  In this special series, we bring you some of their stories.

In this episode, Manny Gomes is interviewed by his counselor and friend, Dawn Santos.

Rhode Island StoryCorps: Loretta Johnson

Aug 2, 2014
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The oral history project StoryCorps partnered with the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless to record interviews with homeless and formerly homeless people in the state.  Each storyteller was interviewed by someone they know: a friend, co-worker, counselor, or case manager.  In this special series, we bring you some of their stories.

In this episode, Loretta Johnson in interviewed by her co-worker Belinda DePina about how her personal experiences inspired her to work with the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless.

Rhode Island StoryCorps: Harmon Chambers

Jul 26, 2014
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The oral history project StoryCorps partnered with the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless to record interviews with homeless and formerly homeless people in the state.  Each storyteller was interviewed by someone they know: a friend, co-worker, counselor, or case manager.  In this special series, we bring you some of their stories.

In this episode, Harmon Chambers is interviewed by his case manager from Riverwood Housing First, Alice Knight.

Rhode Island StoryCorps: Michelle Tavares

Jul 19, 2014
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The oral history project StoryCorps partnered with the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless to record interviews with homeless and formerly homeless people in the state.  Each storyteller was interviewed by someone they know: a friend, co-worker, counselor, or case manager.  In this special series, we bring you some of their stories.

In today's episode, Michelle Tavares is interviewed by her case manager from Riverwood Housing First, Alice Knight.  A warning to listeners: Although there are no graphic details, Michelle's story mentions physical and sexual abuse.

Rhode Island StoryCorps: Q&A

Jul 18, 2014
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Starting this weekend, Rhode Island Public Radio will be bringing you stories of homeless and formerly homeless people in our state.  Their stories were recorded when StoryCorps visited the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless.  Series producer Mary Quintas spoke with Elisabeth Harrison and played an interview with Carl Freese, a formerly homeless Rhode Islander.