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Family of Woodstock Inc. Leonardo L. Ruiz BHS 355 Instructor: Nhung Phan
Family of Woodstock, Inc. Family of Woodstock, Inc. began as an advocacy group that believes everyone is entitled to their inalienable right to food, clothing, and shelter. The belief of the helper and help having a common ground creates a sense of a world united. The Family of Woodstock organization brought forward a non-judgmental attitude as it reached out as well as opened its arms to those in need. This is stated in their mission statement, “We maintain an attitude which is non- judgmental and non-directive, so that all individuals are encouraged to resolve problems in a way that honors their own diverse cultural and personal choices” (Woodstock). This attitude makes them committed to provide assistance of others while combining resources in a diverse manner to improve the quality of life for those in need at no charge. The Family of Woodstock Organization is a result of the Community of Woodstock’s view of its homeless and drug problem as not an issue of theirs. This was due to the radical youth of the time migrating to the area, seeking out the legendary site of the most memorable music festival. To prevent further imprisonment of the youth who came to the area to use or deal

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