US government efforts to help homeless veterans in America are not enough. When I first began grappling with homelessness issues in my local community quite a number of years ago, Dave, then-director of the local homeless shelter in our small town, told me a story that illustrates some of the special circumstances faced by homeless veterans in America. Dave said a community of homeless... Continue Reading
Christopher Fee is Professor and Chair of the English Department at Gettysburg College. For more than a decade, Fee has taught an annual semester-long course on homelessness that includes a substantial service-learning component in Washington DC, working with long-term partners such as DC Central Kitchen, N-Street Village, and the National Coalition for the Homeless. Fee's commentary on issues pertaining to social justice and community service have appeared in a range of venues, including The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal's MarketWatch and NPR's Academic Minute.