Community Discusses Next Steps in Tackling Homelessness (VIDEO)

Keith Harmon has been homeless for seven years. He wonders where he will lay his head at night and said getting people to understand that he’s a person is a challenge he faces every single day.

“I’m not an alcoholic, I’m not a drug addict, and I don’t have any mental problems,” he said. “I just need a place to lay my head down and help looking for a job.”

Keith was one of many people who spoke at a public meeting on homelessness in Silver Spring Monday evening.

The goal of this meeting was to hear from all sides and to brainstorm how to help the more than 800 homeless individuals in Montgomery County:

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Mitti Hicks

About Mitti Hicks

Mitti Hicks is a multimedia journalist and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She is passionate about telling stories that impact our community and may be reached at and on Twitter @mittimegan.


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