Author Archives: carolinecorona

Seeing the Bigger Picture

In these past weeks, I’ve learned so much about evictions and some of the causes and impacts surrounding them. While I have been looking only at Homeport’s residents, I know that this is a huge issue across our community. I … Continue reading

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What does Homelessness look like?

We’ve all seen it. We’ve all walked past someone on the street asking for money. When we picture homelessness, this image is likely what comes to mind. The image probably consists of an older man on the streets of a … Continue reading

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Week 6: More Calls, More Stories

I spent most of my time this week making more calls to residents to gain an understanding of their current financial situation and their experiences with Homeport. I have started to observe a few emerging trends in the responses, which … Continue reading

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Week 5: The Resident Perspective

It was a short week due to the Holiday, but exciting nonetheless. I began calling some of Homeport’s residents to conduct a survey on their current financial state and their experiences with Homeport’s financial advising services. I’ve made a ton … Continue reading

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Week 4

This week started with the quarterly meeting at the City of Columbus Department of Development. It was exciting to see how the city works with Homeport, especially since I take an interest in local government. I got a sense of … Continue reading

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Week 3

  This week I got a better sense of the project, which data points are available, and some of the possible implications that may arise in analyzing the data. For example, someone may be paying their rent on time but … Continue reading

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Week 2: Digging Deeper

Another week full of learning at Homeport! I am really starting to see first hand how housing plays a key role in all aspects of a person’s life. Housing stability can ensure job stability, higher school performance, better health, and … Continue reading

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