by Daniel Reese, Staff Writer
It’s the question I hear around the midnight hour as I stay awake on behalf of those in our city experiencing homelessness. Sandwiched between two officers she asks, “Is there room?” The words themselves signs of our time and symbols of our contemporary context, test the space even before her body enters the main room.
This question has haunted me from the beginning of my time at City With Dwellings. For those of you who do not know, City With Dwellings is a nonprofit in Winston Salem that has partnered with a network of churches and permanent shelters to provide temporary housing for those experiencing homelessness during the coldest months of the year. Continue reading “Is There Room?”