View and share the October 2018 E-Newsletter from Paul W. Hamann,
President & CEO of The Night Ministry, a non-profit providing housing, health care,
and human connection to Chicago community members struggling with
poverty or homelessness.
Visiting Fellow Observes Health Outreach Efforts
Michael Thomas has seen the effects of stigmatization on HIV testing and education in his home country of Grenada.
“We have situations where people in the communities that we work with are afraid to get tested,” he said.
“What if the nurse finds out that I am gay? What if the nurse finds out that I am a sex worker? Because the community is so small and everybody knows everybody, someone is going to find out.”
Keep reading to learn more about Thomas's work and the reason he spent the last month with The Night Ministry.
Enlighten Your Mind, Nourish Your Spirit, & Support The Night Ministry
Join Joriki Yoga and Yoga Instructor, Kate Ryan, for
Into the Darkness: Facing Your Fears through Yoga on
Friday, October 26, from 6:30 to 9 pm, and help bring light into the lives of individuals experiencing homelessness or poverty.
A portion of proceeds from this special event, which includes light snacks and beverages, will benefit The Night Ministry.