Taj Hall

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What Being Homeless for a Week Taught Me

(6) Comments | Posted December 9, 2012 | 7:00 AM

As a little kid, I had an unusually large fear of becoming homeless. Maybe it had to do with overhearing conversations between the adults in my life about paying the bills, and making ends meet; perhaps it stemmed from the nervous anxiety I felt every time I walked or drove...

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When You Ask "How's it Going?" Are You Prepared to Hear the Answer?

(2) Comments | Posted September 3, 2012 | 8:54 AM

My name is Taj, and I'm a relief support worker at The Mustard Seed, an organization working with individuals experiencing homelessness and poverty, in inner-city Calgary.

My job entails a variety of different roles, from working the front lines where I engage directly with the guests who...

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