Stories by J.R. Jamison

Happy Birthday, Mr. Timmerman.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Timmerman.

Before there was The Facing Project. Before there was the WHERE AM I? books. Before Kelsey and I even knew each other, there was this. Seriously, though: Who wore their look better? That was the two of us in 1997. We lived 40 miles from each other, but were worlds apart. Kelsey enjoyed … [Read more...]

Featured Story: The Man in the Last Pew

Featured Story: The Man in the Last Pew

—with the same name as mine As told to writer Curtis L. Crisler for Facing Homelessness in Fort Wayne, Indiana It’s a little thing for me to live through these cards. They show the places that make my mind smile— Places I’d live in if I knew magic, or didn’t have the job of owning all of … [Read more...]

New Year, New Phase

New Year, New Phase

You may have seen the news last week during Giving Tuesday, but we’re delighted to announce that after three years as an organization The Facing Project has officially become a 501c3 nonprofit. This status will allow us to expand our mission of connecting people through stories to strengthen … [Read more...]