A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Samantha Facciolo is a freelance writer covering education, immigration, social justice, cuisine, culture and more, for major national publications, including the New York Times, Newsweek, Marie Claire and others. She holds an M.F.A. from New York University and is a Montessori-certified educator.
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Former President Jimmy Carter Built My House—and Changed My Life

Over the past 39 years, Jimmy Carter's housing initiative has given families in need a place to call home and shone a spotlight on the issue of affordable housing