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  • Feel Curve

    I think this is an amazing solution, but we should solve the problem at the beginning. I mean Less homeless, less shelters.

  • Alex Cequea

    These look really amazing, but I don't understand the plan. I know it's meant to be a short-term solution, but does she just plan to deploy them all over LA? Does anybody know? The article didn't say.

    • Alessandra Rizzotti

      Here ya go: "Next, she plans to partner with organizations that provide services for homeless people. She says her shelters aren't meant to be used on the streets--she hopes to work with groups like Volunteers of America to find a space where people could use the shelters or store them. She's also working with organizations that are helping provide long-term housing, like the national 100,000 Homes initiative.

      Once the first set of Cardborigami have been sold, Hovsepian plans to start employing the homeless. People who have gone through the program can help construct the shelters for others. “It’s a sustainable cycle of helping people,” she says." You can also find out by emailing her here: http://thovsepi.wix.com/cardborigami#!contact

      • Alex Cequea

        Thanks Alessandra, you're beyond awesome :-)