People who've experienced homelessness talk about "Room for Rent", a play about homelessness and prejudice, August 1, 2018. It will be included as part of the "In Our Backyard" community events around Tacoma this month.
Noah Van Houten liked the way heroin eased his pain. He liked it so much he was willing to lose everything he had, including his family’s trust, to get more. He roamed Tacoma streets homeless searching for his next fix — often stealing to do it.
The Tacoma Refugee Choir will present "Refugee Stories" on Saturday, May 12 at Stewart Middle School — featuring songs, poems, stories and dance "that relate some of the heartache of being a refugee and their courage and hope for the future."