Housing is a Human Right Storytelling Project Vol. 1

Series produced by Rachel Falcone

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Image by: Michael Premo 

This is the first series in a growing collection of first-person stories about the struggle for home.

The Housing is a Human Right storytelling project creates a space for people to share stories of their community and ongoing experiences trying to obtain or maintain a place to call Home. We are building a collection of intimate, viscerally honest narratives exploring the complex fabric of community, creating a living portrait of human rights.


Additional Files

6 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Ms Evelyn Williams, Credit: Michael Premo
Two first-person stories about the struggle for home. With mounting hospital bills, Linda Contes and her husband struggle to make mortgage payments...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 10, 2011
  • Length: 11:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Children playing in Brooklyn, Credit: Michael Premo
Two first-person stories about gentrification and the struggle for home. Maisha Morales and her 10-year-old son Anthony talk about how her successf...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 09, 2011
  • Length: 08:11
  • Purchases: 1
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James Roberts shares his journey trying to save his ailing partner William, who has HIV, and their home together. Full piece includes story with i...

Bought by KGNU and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 09, 2011
  • Length: 08:10
  • Purchases: 2
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Two first-person stories from seniors about their struggle for home. A senior citizen, who wishes to remain anonymous, grapples with living in New ...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 09, 2011
  • Length: 12:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Young man walking in Brooklyn, Credit: Michael Premo
Two first-person stories about the struggle for home. Shortly after being promoted and relocated from New York to Miami, Rob Robinson is laid off a...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 09, 2011
  • Length: 13:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lorenzo Diggs, Credit: Michael Premo
Two first-person stories about the struggle for home. Lorenzo Diggs takes us inside the harrowing conditions of the Bedford-Atlantic Armory shelter...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 09, 2011
  • Length: 10:11
  • Purchases: 1