Once a month we set up a salon at ROOTS Community Health Center as part of their Welcome Wednesday. We’ve been serving the unhoused and people living in poverty in this East Oakland community since August of 2018.
Much has happened between April and May in the world of Haircuts for Heart. Before I tell you all about that exciting news, which will come later in our newsletter, I want to share with you a beautiful article written by Kathleen Murphy at Kámen Road.
Thank you to those of you who helped us make the match for our event at Maya’s Music. What a beautiful day. Our guests, although they suffer from a variety of physical, emotional and developmental issues, they greeted us with a smile.
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“Would you like a style today?” I asked her. She shook her head, “No, I have to go.” She left in a hurry. And so, the afternoon went like that. Several times she would come to the doorway, pop her head in, but not step through the threshold, almost as if there was something in the room that she could no participate in.