Vehicles for Change

‘Skoolies’ roll onto the national stage

ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland activist for those facing homelessness, appeared on the Kelly Clarkson Show Wednesday. Julie Akins began Vehicles for Change in southern Oregon by converting old school buses into fully functioning homes for those living un-housed. The homes, called …

Local non-profit gets national attention

ASHLAND, Ore. – “Forever Homes, Vehicles for Change” will be featured on the Kelly Clarkson show Wednesday. The non-profit transforms used buses into homes for homeless kids and families. Journalist and founder Julie Akins said homelessness is a national issue. “The number …