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“Camping out”

September 29th, 2011 | Posted by Carey Fuller in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Yesterday I took a long walk into a wooded area where many homeless youth “camp out”. Although it’s quiet and secluded, it’s also a very wet area during the Pacific Northwest fall and winter seasons. My ten dollar shoes were soon caked with mud as I followed a trail as far back as I could …
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I spent the last few days just talking and letting “Legion” talk. It’s time the city of Kent does more than talk…

Homeless youth speak

September 17th, 2011 | Posted by Carey Fuller in Homelessness - (0 Comments)

I’ve been spending some time with the homeless youth of Kent, Washington simply because I have been hearing about police harassment and unwarranted approaches happening on a daily basis. Rather than make this a long blog, I decided to let the homeless youth of Kent speak for themselves and whenever they come forward to talk …
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In Dakota’s own words….

September 10th, 2011 | Posted by Carey Fuller in Homelessness - (0 Comments)

When I first met Dakota, he was sitting at a grocery deli cafeteria talking with two outreach workers from Auburn Youth Resources. I didn’t think much of it at first until I couldn’t help but pay attention to what he said about having items confiscated from him by Kent police officers. Through him I met …
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Auburn testimonies…..

September 9th, 2011 | Posted by Carey Fuller in Police brutality | Racism - (1 Comments)

Inadvertently, I found out about what kind of city Auburn is by one simple act: I took the time to listen to homeless youth talk about how they were treated by police officers. One story led to another until I found myself in Auburn, walking around and talking to people willing to tell me what …
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