Project Hope Alliance CEO Op-Ed: How A Former Orange County 'Motel Kid' Is Ending Homelessness

Daily Pilot

(February 25, 2016) -- Years ago, I was one of these faces. For decades I silenced my past as an Orange County motel kid, but in the spring of 2013, I shared my story to spark hope and conversation about childhood homelessness. A technology entrepreneur, my father experienced unpredictable lapses in income. Although my mother also worked as a preschool teacher, keeping a roof over our family of six proved taxing. While there were periods of financial stability, there were also times of despair... (read more)