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Sharing stories as a platform for advocacy around issues of hunger, homelessness, and poverty in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Grits Collective
Interview with Trygve Bundgaard

Interview with Trygve Bundgaard

  Trygve “Trig” Bundgaard has lived in Colorado Springs for 12 years founded the Coalition for Compassion and Action. Trig was one...

Interview with Dennis Owens

Interview with Dennis Owens

Dennis a formerly homeless Colorado Springs resident and artist who eats lunch at the Marian House nearly every day.  ...

Sit/Lie by Michael

Sit/Lie by Michael

 Officers of the Colorado Springs Police Department at the Acacia Park Pedestrian Access Act protest on April 9th, 2016.   ...

Interview with Elizabeth Searles

Interview with Elizabeth Searles

Elizabeth is a new Colorado Springs resident.  She has a kazoo troupe and has traveled the world teaching kazoo. “The reason...

Thoughts from Lyle Byron Jr.

Thoughts from Lyle Byron Jr.

“If you’re homeless, [the police] really harass you. Stand up, sit down. You can’t even sit down in the park...

Thoughts on the PAA from Sir Dragon’s Blood

Thoughts on the PAA from Sir Dragon’s Blood

  “They don’t want you to lay on the sidewalk. They don’t want you to lay on any public property....

Thoughts on the PAA from Dr. Stephany Rose

Thoughts on the PAA from Dr. Stephany Rose

Dr. Stephany Rose in a conversation with Colorado Springs City Councilman Bill Murray at the April 9th Pedestrian Access Act...

Thoughts on the PAA from Ray

Thoughts on the PAA from Ray

Ray at the April 9th Pedestrian Access Act (PAA) protest at Acacia Park in downtown Colorado Springs.   “I’m from...

Andrew’s November Pieces

Andrew’s November Pieces

Are you really scared? Imagine Sitting there as a child, scared out of your mind. Scared to go to sleep,...

My Wednesdays by Josh Hill-Armstrong

My Wednesdays by Josh Hill-Armstrong

    5:30 AM – I get up to go to the Bijou School 6:20 AM – go to the...