Big Issue Vendor Elliot Schofield talks about his journey and why he’s launching The Big Birmingham Night Walk on Friday the 5th of October.
BBC Radio WM broadcaster Carl Chinn and Big Issue Vendor Elliot Schofield recently produced one of the most compelling pieces of radio we have heard in some time.
On the left above is Tom Belte, Big Issue Foundation Area Service Broker for the Midlands and Elliot Schofield speaking at ‘Real Lives, Real Journeys’ September 2012.
Image courtesy of Magnus Arrevad
In the interview Elliot gives a frank account of some of the difficulties in his life and his personal journey away from homelessness. ‘You have got to want to help yourself’, he says. Elliot pays tribute to The Big Issue and the real support and encouragement of the team. Carl noted Elliot’s ‘honesty and positivity’ in this remarkable broadcast.