University of Memphis senior Chris Whitten spent the night on the streets of Fort Lauderdale. Here is some of his story. Read the rest at www.wwff2012.com
On our second outreach stop, Chris Whitten found Corey again, whom he met in the park last night. Corey has been in the park for a couple days and decided to come back with our group to COSAC tonight.
Dinner time for the #wwff12 crew.
University of South Florida-St. Petersburg senior Jane McInnis sold Homeless Voice newspapers with vender Jenniffer Smith (yes, two f’s). Smith has been vending for two years. See Jane’s experience vending on the streets of South Florida in the October 2012 issue of the Homeless Voice. [Photo credit: Sarah Williamson]
FAU senior Ryan Cortes matching COSAC founder and director Sean Cononie cigarette for cigarette. Cononie smokes one and a half packs of cigarettes a day. Down from his three-pack maximum. [Photo credit: Sarah Williamson]
SPJ National President John Ensslin talks about his experience at Will Write For Food so far this weekend.
It’s @SeanCononie visiting the #wwff12 crew to answer last-minute questions for student stories.
Night news meeting after touring the shelter. #wwff12
What happens when you take two dozen students from across the country and let them take over the second-largest homeless publication in the country? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the 3rd-annual Will Write For Food event, September 1-3, 2012. Sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists South Florida Pro, SPJ Region 3 and Florida College Press Association. Follow the student's work.