On any given night, over one million people sleep without a home to call their own. In the past year, homelessness in America has snowballed into a full-fledged crisis. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, 80 percent of individuals and 90 percent of families are homeless due to economic reasons. Community-based homeless service organizations from California to Massachusetts are reporting sharp increases in demand. In many communities, there are not enough shelter beds to meet the need, contributing to the growth of tent cities and the transformation of motels into temporary homeless shelters.

The experience of being displaced and without a home is devastating. The experience of living in a shelter, on the streets, or in a tent city is humbling. And the experience of sharing one's story is powerful. For those less impacted by the economic downturn, the experience of coming face-to-face with people who are often shunned by society is both eye-opening and deeply moving.

InvisiblePeople.tv Road Trip U.S.A.
This summer, InvisiblePeople.tv is traveling across America to capture the stories of people without a home. By visiting tent cities, motels, and other modern-day accommodations for people without a home, this tour will unearth the modern-day realities of homelessness while providing a venue for "invisible" people to tell their story, raw and unedited.

InvisiblePeople.tv Great American Road Trip will stop at roughly 20 cities and communities across the country (subject to change). A local homeless service provider will be arranged to serve as a "guide." Local and national media outreach and speaking engagements will be a key component of each stop along the tour.

Since InvisiblePeople.tv launched in November 2008, it has made an unprecedented splash on the web. It has been featured on American Family Radio, Mashable.com, Change.org, NetNewsDaily.com, osocio.org, ChurchMarketingSucks.com, TakePart.com, PhilCooke.com, NonprofitMarketingBlog.com, LAist.com, and over 100 other blogs. When users visit InvisiblePeople.tv, they are immediately engaged; 76 percent of visitors to InvisiblePeople.tv stay longer than 20 minutes and 11 percent stay longer than an hour.

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