HOMELESS is a docu-series.
Six 30 minute episodes.
By ROBIN NIXON
Nixon is an multi-award-winning film maker, producer and philanthropist with over 2 decades experience in Hollywood and global productions. He is co-founder of the G.O.A.L. (Gift Of A Life) Advocacy Foundation – a homeless outreach organization founded in Los Angeles in 2006. G.O.A.L. provides outreach, care, recovery and housing solutions for handicapped homeless women.
After over a decade on the front line of the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, Nixon is ready to tell...
Each episode will highlight a different aspect of the global homeless crisis. Why some countries have it, other countries donʼt and what we can learn from their successes and failures.
HOMELESS explores perspectives from experts in human science, political factors and governance, geocentric trends and the rise of global wealth and poverty. We will hear unique stories of peoples path to homelessness and stories from the first responders, care givers, and those involved in the homeless industry. We see how mental health and governance factor into the homeless equation.
How far are we willing to go to solve this problem?
What will it take?
What is the difference, if there there is one, between ʻusʼ and ʻthemʼ?
The global statistics and historical trends of homelessness. The correlation to money, war and migration. The different ways countries are coping (or not) with homelessness. How government polices affect the homeless population.
2. IN THEIR WORDS
A one on one with various homeless people, the stories of their personal path to homelessness. How families cope with homelessness and the children of the street.
3. THE BUSINESS OF HOMELESSNESS
The homeless industry; social workers, churches, outreach groups, first responders and care providers.
4. THE STIGMA EFFECT
To lock them up or let them roam. An overview of mental health and its relation to homelessness.
5. WE THE PEOPLE
The publics view. From passers by to social media. From those that care and those that donʼt.
6. THE REAL COST
The cost of homelessness to society and people working on solutions to end the problem.