Erick Sheptock, ‘Homeless Homeless Advocate’, Uses Social Media To Effect Change

Though Erick Sheptock has no home and no job, he has enough friends on Facebook and Twitter to effect some serious change in his hometown of Washington, DC.Sheptock, who hasn’t earned a full-time paycheck since 1994 and describes himself as …

Though Erick Sheptock has no home and no job, he has enough friends on Facebook and Twitter to effect some serious change in his hometown of Washington, DC.

Sheptock, who hasn’t earned a full-time paycheck since 1994 and describes himself as a “homeless homeless advocate,” has capitalized on social media networks to advocate for homelessness in DC, a social issue that he’s all too familiar with.

With 5,000 Facebook friends, more than 1,400 Twitter followers and two active blogs, Sheptock has no problem spreading the word about an issue that permeates the capital.

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