Author: Randall Cohn

Randall Cohn

About Randall Cohn

Randall cohn has been an outreach worker, shelter advocate, case manager, and program supervisor for homeless services programs in Minneapolis. He will be earning his JD from William Mitchell College of Law this summer. Feel free to contact him at

What We Talk About When We Talk About Homelessness

[This is the first in a series of posts about “homelessness”.] I start quite deliberately with the scare quotes above because it is one of my primary objectives here to articulate my discomfort with the way the term “homelessness” is conventionally used. I will argue that it is a crude and inadequately descriptive piece of shorthand that […]