Center for Urban Research and Learning

Loyola University Chicago

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A History of Deborah’s Place: An Organization Serving Women Who Are Homeless or Formally Homeless in Chicago


Since its founding in 1985, Deborah’s Place has provided shelter, food, resources, and support to women in Chicago who are homeless or formerly homeless. Listening to the voices of current and former participants, staff, volunteers, and board members, this report attempts to capture the essence of the relationships of those women who built or participated in Deborah’s Place.

Download Report It's OK Here:  A History of Deborah's Place, An Organization Serving Women Who are Homeless or Formerly Homeless in Chicago, 1985-2000

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