This homeless woman says she can’t get the help she needs. ‘I’m not really that far gone.’
The Columbia Basin Badger Club will explore how homelessness and the opioid crisis affect the Tri-Cities in a pair of upcoming forums. The civic club explores topical issues at its monthly luncheons in Richland.
June 27 — The club explores homelessness in the Tri-Cities with speakers Tobaski Snipes, executive director of A New Start in Life, which serves youth at River of Life Metropolitan Community Church in Kennewick, and Wendy Robbins, who owns a dance studio on Kennewick’s Vista Way, which has been heavily affected by nearby camping.
July 25 — The club examines the local realities of the opioid crisis, including homelessness. Details will be announced.
Lunch begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Richland Shilo Inn. The program begins at noon.
Tickets are $25 for members and $30 for others, or $35 at the door.
Register online at cbbc.clubexpress.com