Advocacy

May
29

The Gift of Home

Heather Free knows what it’s like to be homeless. Employed full-time in the Human Services industry, Heather worked closely with those needing supportive services. A »
Apr
20

Mending A Community

I consider myself lucky. My parents came from modest backgrounds and large families. Every resource was shared, saved, and utilized to its full expense. Both strove toward higher education; both »
Apr
13

There’s no Place Like Home

Dorothy was right, there is no place like Home. For most, when you hear the word “Home” there is a strong feeling of nostalgia attached. Family is typically the main association and with that comes a »
Mar
19

Michael Bisio Hits the Right Note in Home-Life Symphony

Michael Bisio is an accomplished bassist player, music connoisseur, and long-time adjunct professor. Bisio also moved around many times, from Washington State to NYC, adding to his repertoire of »
Jan
25

Hope Through Activism: Lanette Hughes Inspires Through Artwork

Standing outside The Lace Mill, wearing over-sized black sunglasses, talking to a neighbor, Lanette Hughes appears nondescript. A cordial, “Hi, how are you?” to a stranger, she resumes her »
Oct
03

A Bag of Cans

I picked up Janet hitchhiking this morning. The first time, I’d driven past her at 55mph down Route 9W. Thumb out, cigarette dangling from her lip, she stood shivering close to the metal guardrail - »
Aug
25

Letter to the Editor: Petition for What is Right

In response to recent articles about Landmark Place -- in particular RUPCO's filing of an amended petition, Article 78 and HUD complaint -- RUPCO CEO Kevin O'Connor distributed this letter to area »
Jul
07

Real Facts: 34 Things You May Not Know About Landmark Place

Time for the "Real Facts." To counter "alternative facts" presented by some as "the truth," we're sharing 34 Real Facts you might not have known about RUPCO. These cover our nonprofit status, real »
Jul
06

Building Blocks of Change

I grew up privileged. I always had ample food, clothing, resources and quality education from prestigious grade schools as well as colleges. I never had to worry if my parents could afford an »
Jun
28

10 Reasons Why Landmark Place IS Right for Kingston

Below is our full comment provided to The Daily Freeman in response to Ward 1 Alderman Tony Davis' statement. We list here 10 solid reasons why senior supportive housing at Landmark Place makes sense »

 

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