Member interview: Creating a way out of homelessness

By Rotary International From the March 2016 issue of The Rotarian
When Liz Powers went to Harvard University, she saw the huge homeless population in the Boston area and volunteered to help. “Lots of them said to me, ‘Liz, I’m incredibly lonely.’ Bringing them together didn’t seem like rocket science,” says Powers, 28. An artist, she received a post-graduation fellowship from Harvard to create art groups in women’s shelters, giving people a creative outlet and a way to socialize. Today the former global grant scholar is co-founder and “chief happiness spreader” of ArtLifting, a corporation that gives homeless and… …read more


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