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Rights instead of Alms (tags)

It is time to champion a basic right to housing and ensure its reality. "An authentic faith that is never comfortable and individualistic always includes the deep desire to change the world," wrote Pope Francis.

The judiciary could force America to solve the homeless crisis (tags)

Ed Lee, Occupy SF and the Triumph of the Frisco 5 (tags)

Ed Lee as mayor of San Francisco quickly changed from a progressive to an agent of repression

Mitchell Englander going after homeless people (tags)

Mitchell Englander going after homeless people

Brain Disorders and Homeless Facts (tags)

The homeless mentally ill are the product of the best of intentions followed by the worst of operations. Their are 3 key reasons why homelessness is so pervasive in our country 1 about 1/3 of us homeless have a untreated brain disorder2 1/3 have a drug-alcohol probleam

Prop. H Activists March on Hollywood to House and Help the Homeless (tags)

Photos are of the Yes on H March for the Homeless accompanied by shots of homeless people in downtown L.A by Robert Stuart Lowden. Measure H, if passed on March 7, would generate about $350 million, which would go to housing, “mental health, substance abuse treatment, health care, education, job training, rental subsidies, emergency and affordable housing, transportation, outreach, prevention, and supportive services for homeless children, families, foster youth, veterans, battered women, seniors, disabled individuals, and other homeless adults.” (Source: Monday Night Mission LA on Cloud9.)

Prop. H Activists March on Hollywood to House and Help the Homeless (tags)

Photos are of the Yes on H March for the Homeless accompanied by ones of homeless people in downtown L.A by Robert Stuart Lowden. Measure H, if passed on March 7, would generate about $350 million, which would go to housing, “mental health, substance abuse treatment, health care, education, job training, rental subsidies, emergency and affordable housing, transportation, outreach, prevention, and supportive services for homeless children, families, foster youth, veterans, battered women, seniors, disabled individuals, and other homeless adults.” (Source: Monday Night Mission LA on Cloud9.)

Prop. H Activists March on Hollywood to House and Help the Homeless (tags)

Photos are of the Yes on H March for the Homeless accompanied by shots of homeless people in Skid Row in downtown L.A by Robert Stuart Lowden. Measure H, if passed on March 7, would generate about $350 million, which would go to housing, “mental health, substance abuse treatment, health care, education, job training, rental subsidies, emergency and affordable housing, transportation, outreach, prevention, and supportive services for homeless children, families, foster youth, veterans, battered women, seniors, disabled individuals, and other homeless adults.” (Source: Monday Night Mission LA on Cloud9.)

Civil Rights Groups Sue Caltrans to Stop Illegal Raids Against California's Homeless (tags)

Civil Rights Groups Sue Caltrans to Stop Illegal Raids Against California's Homeless

Disney Marathon, Kicking Out the Homeless (tags)

The homeless are being thrown out of their tent homes under Highway 57 so Disney Marathon runners won't see poverty.

Why are the Park Rangers making it even more difficult for the homeless in Los Angeles? (tags)

Are The Park Rangers out of step with the new Los Angeles Policies regarding the Homeless?

Eugene council OKs "Dusk to Dawn" pilot program for homeless people (tags)

In a temporary emergency measure, the Eugene city council is allowing homeless persons to camp "dusk to dawn" on city property until March 31, 2016. The strength of a society is measured in how it treats the weakest. LA, Portland and the rest of the US could learn from Eugene!

The U.S. Social Forum Puts San José on the Map of Social Change (tags)

Another World is Possible! The United States Social Forum 2015 was held in San José at the end of June. A thousand activists from hundreds of organizations worked on strategies for necessary alternatives and system change.

5 Reasons to Support RAC-LA This Month (tags)

A call for funds and/or other support for the critical work Revolutionary Autonomous Communities, Los Angeles (RAC-LA) does to fight hunger and poverty by building anti-authoritarian people's power here in LA.

Councilmember Bonin Calls People of Venice Outraged by Police Murder “Outside Agitators" (tags)

During a Venice Town Hall meeting, Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin explained to 35-year Venice Beach resident David Busch that he is willing to talk to unhoused persons individually, but Mr. Bonin refuses to meet with “activists—outside agitators.” Mr. Busch has been requesting a meeting “organized by homeless people themselves” regarding public toilets, parking, camping, and other services. He asked, “Don’t you think after 2 years in office it is time you meet with us, rather than you just sending more police to this community?”

Veterans Against Foreclosures Marches in San Fernando Veterans Day Parade (tags)

“Homes for Vets Now!” pleads Occupy Fights Foreclosures

LA Living in Vehicle Law Found UnConstitutional (tags)

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision Overturns Long Standing Los Angeles Law Used to Criminalize the Vehicle Housed

Tempe Runs Homeless People Out of Town (tags)

Tempe Runs Homeless People Out of Town

What’s Up With the Beach Curfew? (tags)

Recent rumblings about the illegal Venice Beach and Ocean Front Walk closure.

Home-less-free occupying is not a free ride either (tags)

Another article written on LA Indy was full of comments that derided the author as if that answered the question of how the everywhere-living-homeless in LA have used up what were spaces intended for the general public - for children, for athletes, for elderly, for the tired, the disabled, the visitors. And no blame is made but the reality is noted and forthrightly stated. No PC necessary. No attack the writer is needed. No solutions are available, apparently.

Taking over public areas by homeless means overuse not moderate fair-share-use (tags)

Homeless folk are wanting their own bill of rights, it is noted. And yet the actual difference between those without inside living spaces to reside within and the others who find some way to share space, rent space, trade for space, and thus live indoors may be one of more than money they have available for rent. The sharing of public park spaces, or sand, sidewalk spaces with those who Reside there [live in the public spaces and thus do not share those spaces] and those who want to just temporarily sit or enjoy that space for a short time seems to be in conflict.

Venice Hosts A Day of Action For Rights of Homeless (tags)

"We will not obey unjust laws or submit to unjust practices,” wrote Dr. Martin Luther King. And so it was: public feedings, parade led by Superbroke Brass and Tin and Strings Electric Marching Band, sit-in after sit-in on the Boardwalk, and a sleepout at the Venice Circle.

Homelessness in Winter Cold (tags)

class war

Emergency Services: Enabling Life for Homeless People (tags)

All this talk from politicians (and the non-profit shills that rely on city funding) about how we are enabling people to remain homeless - should be shut down. It is enabling people to stay alive!

LA Code 41.18 (d); Policing Our Way Out of Homelessness (tags)

The L.A. Municipal Code 41.18 (d) remains an easy way for police to criminalize homeless individuals and make their lives more difficult than they already are, resulting in the U.S. 9th Circuit Court to rule in their "Jones vs. City of L.A." case that this code violates the U.S. Constitution's 8th Amendment (No cruel and unusual punishment). Certain officers issue citations to people arbitrarily without providing ANY time for individuals to comply.

Villaraigosa: The Myth of The Progressive Mayor (tags)

While Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa disappointed supporters and failed to deliver any progressive policies whatsoever, he was hardly a failure to those he really serves. Indeed, for developers, real estate tycoons, billionaires, and school privatization profiteers, Villaraigosa's eight year reign was a smashing success.

HOMELESS bound L.A. Skid Row: The Michael C. Clark Cut (tags)

HOMELESS bound L.A. Skid Row: The Michael C. Clark Cut A cinema verite film by Michael C. Clark about homelessness on Skid Row in Los Angeles, interlaced with interviews of the homeless inhabitants. Shot in Spring of 2013. View the entire documentary online at: http://www.homelessboundla.com

VENICE OPDs ARE BACK! BUT WHY? (tags)

Nasty Venice Anti-Homeless Gentrification Permit Parking Efforts Keep Coming Back.

Activists: Official Suppression of Peer Advocacy Worsens TB, Flu (tags)

Tuberculosis and influenza spreading in Southern California houseless blamed on official disruption of peer education in cough hygiene.Advocating for information that will allow shelter operators to contact persons who may have been exposed to infections.

Remembering Chris Dorner; American Hero Stood Against Police Brutality (tags)

So it seems like it's over for now. Sorry that we lost you, Chris Dorner. In my book you were a true hero

The Homeless: Violence, Love, and Illness in the Streets (tags)

WE GO INTO THE HOMELESS COMMUNITY OF LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA AND ASK THOSE BEARING THE COLD RAINY WET WEATHER HOW THEY FARE THROUGH HARD TIMES.

The Proposed California Homeless Bill of Rights (tags)

The California Homeless Bill of Rights, modeled after the Rhode Island bill which passed this summer, is being heralded as a strong step towards ending selective enforcement, anti-homeless laws, and institutionalized Hate Crime.

Venice Beach Holocaust Denier runs for Venice Neighborhood Council (tags)

Homeless bashers maneuvering for position to further their anti-humanitarian agenda.

USA: Human Rights Activist Ordered to Six Months of Jail (tags)

The case of Ed Frey is reminiscent of an earlier Santa Cruz case where Sandy Loranger did time in jail for feeding the homeless soup. When the judge offered her counseling instead of jail Sandy Loranger replied, "If feeding my fellow man is a crime, I am beyond rehabilitation."

Thumbs Up to the VNC for Giving the Thumbs Down to a Motion Criminalizing Homeless (tags)

The community showed up to say NO to Unconstitutionally Criminalizing Venice Homeless!

Stolen Haitian Relief Money (tags)

Haiti

Eco Fascism in Venice: Turning Homeless into Hazardous Waste (tags)

Venice NIMBYs blame the unhoused for environmental problems.

So Cal Diverting Homeless Funding to Others??? (tags)

Public Advocate on Santa Barbara Homeless task force blasts diversion of moneys away from homeless, rape crisis and other vulnerable populations to other perhaps worthy causes outside of the mandate. This is what is called a usurpation or diversion issue, in social worker lingo, but means basically that those on the bottom of the barrel continue to be overlooked by "helpers",

7 Day Occupation against Downtown Gentrification (tags)

South Coast Advocate (tags)

Action Alert to Oppose the Elimination of an Oversight Committee which has reported on jail management issues impacting the homeless and excessive use of force/ abrogation of Fourth Amendment rights of the homeless.

Rosendahl’s Legacy: Gentrification and Sweeping the Homeless Out of Venice? (tags)

Allegedly Progressive and openly Gay Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl may go down in history as the most divisive leader Venice has ever had by continuously organizing with and siding with people who hate the poor and homeless people of Venice.

Venice Homeless Sweep Stopped: A Good Day in Venice for Street People (tags)

Occupy Venice, Venice Locals, Lawyers with the National Lawyers Guild, and a group called Venice Community Unity all came together on 3rd Ave in Venice to stop a homeless sweep from happening on March 29. It was a good day.

City (Vancouver BC) announces rent bank for vulnerable residents (tags)

to read Barbara Ehrenreich's "The poor always with us, necessarily not us" published in: The Guardian, click on http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/15/the-poor-always-with-us/print

More War Against Venice Street People (tags)

The City of Los Angeles rolled out new Venice Boardwalk Ordinance (LAMC 42.15) and initiated concentrated effort to remove homeless people from Venice.

Unemployed/Homeless man starts Internet Radio Show for the 99ers! (tags)

An Unemployed/Homeless man starts an Internet Radio Program to give a forum to the Unemployed 99ers.

Homeless persons have no value to the authorities (tags)

Considering that the authorities of Orange County believe that it is a fair deal to offer the same amount of reward money for the arrest and conviction of a serial killer of homeless men, as some people are being rewarded for finding a lost dog, or lost cat, it is evident that homeless persons truly have no value to the authorities.

Serial Killer Targets Homeless Men in Orange County (tags)

Three transient men have been stabbed to death in Orange County, Calif., in the last three weeks by a killer who may be on a vendetta against the homeless or is homeless himself.

United Way' Elise Buik's Myopic One Percent Policies (tags)

Elise Buik, CEO of United Way, uses her position to push mean-spirited 1% policies that harm our most vulnerable--from students to the homeless.

Occupy Riverside Festival of Rights (tags)

November 25, 2011
RIVERSIDE (California) - While Occupy Riverside celebrated "Buy Nothing Day," the remainder of the 99% who have yet to abandon the consumerist habits that are destroying the planet shopped at Black Friday's holiday sales. The last several years of this display of vacuous capitalism has been fêted by the city's ruling class with the "Festival of Lights," a ritualized lighting of an electrified Christmas Tree. This year, Occupy Riverside was on hand to intervene with its own "Festival of Rights."

A Few Minutes with the Real Andy Rooney (tags)

Zenger's Newsmagazine associate editor Leo E. Laurence recalls his meeting with the late Andy Rooney, longtime commentator for the CBS news show "60 Minutes." They encountered each other at the 1996 Republican Convention in San Diego and Rooney personally apologized for his infamous on-air homophobic slur six years earlier.

Rose Kennedy Would Have Allowed The Protesters To Camp On Her Lawn. (tags)

Maybe Mayor, you should think a little about what Rose Kennedy would do.

Homeless 'Anonymous' Attack on Anti-Camping Laws (tags)

TPM reports on

Veterans for Peace Solicit Donations for Homeless on 9/11 Anniversary (tags)

Members of the San Diego Coalition for Peace and Justice and the San Diego Veterans for Peace (SDVFP) staged an alternative commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in Balboa Park, at which SDVFP solicited donations for their "Compassion Campaign." This involves asking people to donate $35 to buy a sleeping bag, poncho and carrying bag for a homeless person. They've already helped out 700 people, many of them veterans, and need your help to do more.

Fullerton Police Chief, D.A. Cover Up Kelly Thomas Death from Police Beating (tags)

The death of homeless man Kelly Thomas at the hands of Fullerton police following a severe beating remains "uncertain", according to the Orange County coroner. When a human is beaten into a coma by a gang of cops and then dies only a few days later in the hospital, we can only "guess" at what happened (DUH!). However, it appears that the Orange County D.A. investigator Stan Berry is close friends with Fullerton police Chief Sellers, this could explain the "uncertainty" coming from the OC coroner and the D.A's failure to contact eyewitnesses present when Kelly Thomas was beaten by Fullerton police.

Free Gary Johnson! Homelessness in California is now punishable by a year in jail. (tags)

Free Gary Johnson! Overturn the Convictions of Ed Frey, Arthur Bishoff, Collette Connolly! Hands Off Christopher Doyon! End Laws making it Illegal for the Homeless to Sleep at Night! Seize Housing From the Banks for those Who Need Housing! For a Nation Wide Jobs Program Building Housing for All!

JFAV SUPPORTS AMVETS/ACLU CLASS SUIT VS DVA (tags)

-The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) wholeheartedly supports the class-action lawsuit filed Wednesday on behalf of four homeless veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and other ailments, the ACLU claims that the department is violating the property's deed by not providing the combination of housing and treatment that battle-scarred vets need. According to the LA Times: ? The lawsuit is just the latest attempt by advocates for homeless vets to light a fire under the federal government. ?The JFAV also filed a lawsuit against the DVA for denying more than 27,00 Filipino World War II veterans of their lump sum claims and their widows last year.

Who's Watching The Neighborhood Watch? (tags)

Out of control and ex-con Venice Neighborhood Watch Members Promote Fear and Hate

Target:Homeles-South Coast Homeless Advisory Committee Advocate Reports (tags)

Target:Homeles-South Coast Homeless Advisory Committee Advocate Reports The City of Santa Barbara is poised to push homeless out with illegal legislation which violates the US Constitution. Here is the report they never released to the public - or even discussed!!! Because frankly, they don't give a damn.

Tempe continues it war on homeless people (tags)

Tempe Arizona continues it war on homeless people. In this case Tempe has declared war on homeless old farts.

Wheaton Congressman votes for draconian budget cuts hurting veterans, and the poor (tags)

Wheaton Congressman Peter Roskam votes for draconian budget cuts hurting veterans and the poor, as extremist Republicans and right-wing Tea Party members attack the poor, and President Obama with hate speech!

Rwandan ‘anti-thatch’ campaign leaves thousands of ‘Pygmies’ homeless (tags)

A Rwandan government programme to destroy all thatched roofs in the country is leaving thousands of Batwa ‘Pygmies’ homeless.

Resources for the Unemployed (tags)

Some sad news about the Unemployed Friends forum, and some good news about more organizing online to fight for extensions. Additional links to survival resources.

Orange County Heroes Reach Out to Homeless (tags)

The Orange County's homeless population is hungry and in need of shelter. While some heroes help, why isn't everyone?

Venice Homeless Harassed by LAPD, CD11 Rosendahl, backed by City Attorneys Office (tags)

Venice, Homeless, RVs, Harassment, or Town Hall,

Bill Rosendahl Helps Homeless Haters Win in Venice (tags)

Councilman Bill Rosendahl, the LAPD, the City Attorney's Office, the Department of Transportation, and LASHA hosted a town hall of hate for homeless people in Venice. Mainstream media is nothing more than a bunch of paparazzi.

NOT TOO LATE FOR 10/10/10 WORLD HOMELESS DAY (tags)

Its not too late to find 2 hours to donate on World Homeless Day/Week 10/10/10 at your local food distribution program to people living outside. View a music video created and donated for World Homeless Day by the homeless in London Heroes & Villains http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDyBBRhO7ew

WORLD HOMELESS DAY 10/10/10 (tags)

Set your clocks and calendars for World Homeless Day 10/10/10 - Volunteer for a food program that serves all year or hold a vigil in your neighborhood. Connect with the International Homeless Forums. www.worldhomelessday.org

The Real Stink in Venice (tags)

Venice RV Dumping Hype Really Stinks

Homeless Veteran Activist Shares Horror Stories at First U-U Church (tags)

Anti-war homeless veteran and activist Maurice Martin delivered a chilling but moving presentation Friday, June 11 at the First Unitarian-Universalist Church in Hillcrest. He talked about war crimes he witnessed or was involved in during his 18-month combat tour in El Salvador in 1974-75 and how his experiences there have haunted his life ever since. Martin also discussed the growing numbers of homeless veterans on our streets and what he and others are doing to help them.

Child Homelessness in America (tags)

worsening because Washington ignores it

Growing Homelessness in America (tags)

Washington's indifference to a growing problem

Californians Pretending to be Homeless (tags)

Bumrise (www-bumrise.com), the role-playing game where gamers play as a homeless beggar and roam the streets of New York looking for trash, collecting bottles and picking fights- is most successful in California. Especially in Los Angeles and San Francisco, the game has literally thousands of visitors and registered users.

Cops forcing religion on homeless folks in Venice Beach (tags)

Looks like the cops want to force religion on people in Los Angeles - Just what part of the First Amendment don't these police thugs understand?

STUDENTS FEEDING THE HOMELESS (tags)

The youth of today are concerned about their fellow man.

Anti-War Demonstration on Thankstaking Day (tags)

People were reminded--again--of American aggression and overconsumption, food was given to local homeless, and food scraps to coyotes/raccoons.

Over 300 Homeless People Expected to Participate: Informational Picketing @ Rivers Casino (tags)

Ed Fasulo, President and COO of Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Explain To Me, Your Customers, Your Workers and the Rest of the Pittsburgh Community on HOW The Workers at RIVERS CASINO Can Afford to Support Their Families on Poverty Wages Ranging From $8.00 to $9.50 Per Hour?

California Coastal Commission Denies Overnight Permit Parking (OPDs) in Venice (tags)

Venice said NO to OPDs in the Venice Coastal Zone at the June 11 Coastal Commission Meeting and the Coastal Commissioners listened!

LA Times Misses Mark - By a Mile - About RVs in Venice (tags)

Once again the LA Times misses the mark - big time - regarding the Venice RV situation

Homeless Neglected by Fire Relief (tags)

RED cross malfeasance

Fascism and racism in Denmark and Sweden (tags)

Well, before 2 days I was discriminated again, so I decided to spread information about institutional racism and fascism in Scandinavia.

Next the Venice NIMBYs Vote to Exterminate Homeless People? (tags)

Big Election in Venice is Biggest Fiasco!

Xmas Day Vigil 2008 (tags)

"Some of us were a bit reticent to go out in the rain on a holiday, but activism isn't always about doing what one wants or feels like. Also, speaking for myself, I truly feel the holiday spirit once I'm actually out and demonstrating."

Global economy collapsing along with the world financial system (tags)

Conditions are going to get considerably more difficult for Americans. Chapman says in 2 years 25% to 38% of all Americans will be out of work and living or waiting outside homeless shelters for a place to sleep. Tens of thousands including the elderly or single women and children will be homeless and hungry.

Tents-in-Parks Ruling was Necessary (tags)

Maybe justice can trickle down from Victoria and we can reset economic life to benefit people and not speculators and financiers!

Press Release For Canadian Tent City Ruling (Oct. 24, 2008) (tags)

Now legal for homeless to erect 'temporary shelters' in city parks.

HUMBLE BEAUTY: Skid Row Artists Documentary (tags)

Humble Beauty is an hour long documentary that tells the story of talented homeless and formerly homeless men and women who, despite a daily struggle for survival, paint and create art in the worst area of Los Angeles known as Skid Row. People will make art, no matter how humble the circumstances.

HUMBLE BEAUTY photos (tags)

Fine arts paintings by homeless and formerly homeless artists on LA's Skid Row, profiled in the hour documentary, HUMBLE BEAUTY: Skid Row Artists. More info at www.humblebeauty.com.

The Homeless Move to Bushville. (tags)

This is what I have been watching the wires for, a report revealing the 21st. century Hooverville.

Indymedia On Air for May 12, 2008, part 2 (tags)

Indymedia On Air for May 12, 2008, Part 2 (27:55)

Indymedia On Air for May 12, 2008, part 1 (tags)

Indymedia On Air for May 12, 2008, Part 1 (27:05)

Homeless No More (tags)

The laws criminalizing homelessness may have a subterranean purpose.

In Response to Global Crises Ontario Tent City Homeless March Out to Route 66 (tags)

In Response to Global Crises, And Lack of Legal Shelter, Ontario Homeless March on Steinbeck's Route 66--To Plead That Housing, Food, Clothing and an End to All Homeless Criminalization Be Made A Basic, National, Civil Right

ONT. Tent City - Interview with activist, Mike Dunlap, pt 1of3 (tags)

Uploaded is part one of a phone interview with Mike Dunlap a homeless rights activist with a group called Homeless We Care. The interview was recorded on March 26, 2008 two days after the eviction of hundreds of people from a large encampment in the City of Ontario, California.

Tent City Residents Evicted, Dwellings Bulldozed (tags)

Residents of the Ontario encampment who couldn't prove any affiliation with the city were evicted; those allowed to stay were moved and the site was bulldozed

Tent City residents being evicted Tomorrow, March 24, ACLU to try to intervene (tags)

The majority of Tent City or "Bushville" residents are being evicted tomorrow based on ties to Ontario. Please come out and make sure no police brutality ensues.

Easter Day Vigil in Highland Park (tags)

"Resurrect peace," "resurrect justice," "resurrect the planet."

New Santa Monica Law Would Make it Illegal for Homeless To Speak in City Downtown (tags)

City Seeks Vague Anti-Homeless Law as Pretext to Drive Homeless from its Downtown

Social Darwinism in America (tags)

Senator Edwards was right all along in his depictions of the two America. And thanks to the Bush Admnistration the gap between the "Have" and the " Have not" has reach an obscene level. To see photo of homeless and of NOLA post Katrina go to my web site.

National Homeless Marathon Radio Show - 11th Annual: Feb 20 - 21 (tags)

11th Annual National Homeless Marathon Radio Show
Starting at 7PM(est) on Wednesday, February 20, 2008.
It will end at 9AM(est) on Thursday, February 21, 2008.
www.homelessnessmarathon.org/
NUMBERS - 877-NOBODY-8 (877-662-6398) for anybody homeless
or housed 866-LEFT-OUT

Apolitical Direct Action Adopted by Potential Fascists (tags)

We Are Change pushes for The Burrito Project, a copy of Food Not Bombs. This is a threat to anarchism.

Fresno, CA- Veteran Needs Food and Shelter (tags)

Socialist Party USA and Peace and Freedom Party have been sharply critical of the Democrats and Republicans, due to their failure to make ending homelessness a national priority. As a result of this failure, the nation’s homeless population may experience sharp increases within the next two years due to the recession and inflation. Federal assistance is now imperative.

The 'Choose Black America' Anti-Immigration Ploy: Is Ted Hayes the New Ward Connerly? (tags)

"like Ward Connerly before him, Hayes has been bought and sold to the anti-immigration forces as 'the Blackface' in the movement"

Punish drug dealers instead of Homeless people (tags)

Los Angeles City Council should outlaw drug dealing inside L.A. city limits instead of outlawing homelessness.

"Resurrect Peace" Demonstration in Highland Park (Report + Photos) (tags)

Altogether, at least 12 activists were involved in demonstrating and/or bringing food. Five to seven homeless people ate with us.

Sleepless on Skid Row (tags)

Guilty of Being Homeless in America!?

From L.A.’s Guantanamo for the Homeless--Two Skid Row Stories (tags)

In the face of recent news reports that homeless numbers are now increasing downtown, two first-hand accounts of abuses of homeless people on L.A.'s Skid Row --and this as LAPD continues business' unprecidented eight-month attack on L.A's downtown blacks.

The Highland Park Vigil Marks Four Years (tags)

"Besides protesting U.S. imperialism and reminding people about global warming, participants also brought food, which was given to the local homeless."

Noe v. City of Los Angeles: A Victory for Venice Homeless (tags)

Class Action Lawsuit settlement helps Venice homeless.

Homeless People Win --Jury Says “Not Guilty” at Trial: Activist Seeks Community Response (tags)

Homeless People Win --Jury Decides “Not Guilty” in Skid Row Activist's Criminal Trial. States the Homeless Activist "I haven't decided what I will do next; and I am interested in what suggestions people have. ”

Skid Row Activist on Trial --Anti-Brutality Rally Update (tags)

Downtown L.A. Hotel Attempts to Ban Homeless People from It's Public Areas --Saturday demonstrations against police brutality on Skid Row in front of LAPD Central Division headquarters continue weekly:

Skid Row Activist on Trial --Anti-Brutality Protest this Saturday (tags)

Downtown L.A. Hotel Attempts to Ban Homeless People from It's Public Areas --Meanwhile, this Saturday will see continuing demonstrations against police brutality on Skid Row in front of LAPD Central Division Headquartes:

An Interview with a Homeless Environmentalist (tags)

“I’ve gotten to where picking up [litter] is just a never ending job.” -- Willow

Villaraigosa Shouted Down at Black History Event By L.A.'s Rising Homeless Protesters (tags)

LA CAN protest rocks "Black History Month" ceremony; in front of pop star Stevie Wonder, L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa drowned out by angry homeless advocates protesting racist police attacks against homeless blacks downtown.

THE HOMELESS IN VENICE (tags)

SPECIAL “SPIRIT OF VENICE SPEAKS” BULLETIN
~ THE HOMELESS IN VENICE ~
A Call for Compassion and Reason

DOWNLOAD AND FAX --LACEHH Sign-On Letter Blasts Homeless Sweeps (tags)

Activists encourage publlic to join Sign-On Letter Campaign to Demand L.A. Mayor Villariagosa Stop Homeless Sweeps Downtown NOW!!!

SATURDAY COMMUNITY CANVAS AND RALLY WILL ASSIST THE SKID ROW RESISTANCE (tags)

This Saturday, January 27th, starting promptly at 11:30 a.m., community members are gathering at 6th and Gladys Street on Skid Row, in front of Glady's park, for their first weekly community support canvas and street give-away.

Activists Call for Downtown Base Camp to End Sweeps at Saturday Rally on Skid Row (tags)

Homeless activists are calling for people to attend the next next rally, this Saturday, and to pack tomorrow, Tuesday’s 9:30 a.m. Police Commission hearing at Parker Center...as well as every Council meeting this week...and to demand an immediate halt to the homeless sweeps --and now, also, the city's Grand Avenue Project --no matter what it takes...

Rally to End Skid Row Sweeps NOW! (tags)

Starting Jan. 20th, Rally On Skid Row Weekly Saturday Rallies to Demand an End to the Skid Row Sweeps

Federal judge rejects Las Vegas ban on feeding homeless in parks (tags)

U.S. District Court Judge Robert Jones issued an injunction prohibiting enforcement of a City Council ordinance passed in July that prohibits "providing food or meals to the indigent for free or for a nominal fee" in a city park and defines indigent as a person whom a reasonable ordinary person would believe to be entitled to public assistance

Homeless Denounce Delgadillo at Press Confrence; Expose LAPD’s "Broken Windows" (tags)

Homeless Activists in LA dive bomb City Attorney's Press Conference exposing LAPD "Broken Windows" mass arrests. Group demands meeting with Mayor Villariagosa.

Homeless Activists Denounce Delgadillo at Press Confrence; expose LAPD’s "Broken Wind (tags)

Homeless Activists in LA dive bomb City Attorney's Press Conference exposing LAPD "Broken Windows" mass arrests. Group demands meeting with Mayor Villariagosa. (video, 3 minutes)

Government issued photo ID cards given out by the homeless shelter (tags)

These are the government issued photo IDs they give out when you go to the homeless shelter

Why Getting the Homeless Off the Streets Is Never Easy (tags)

Fatima Davis sat on the corner of Fourth and Los Angeles streets for more than a year, surrounded by her collection of suitcases. This was her sidewalk, she said, and that's where she wants to be.

Vegas outlaws feeding the homeless (tags)

Las Vegas has made it illegal to feed homeless people in city parks after residents complained about the large numbers gathering in the public facilities.

Las Vegas makes it illegal to feed homeless people!!!! (tags)

Los Angeles: empoderamiento latino entre caos racial (tags)

Las recientes marchas por los derechos de los inmigrantes en Estados Unidos son imprescindibles, pero detrás de ellas hay aún un grave desconcierto interracial por resolver. Hace falta una ideología unificadora de las diferencias entre las etnias, entre las razas, por encima de sus inclinaciones sociales, culturales, económicas.

L.A. Organizers Denounce Black Minuteman (tags)

Wave Newspapers, News Report, Gene Johnson Jr., Apr 27, 2006

Frank Gehry and LA’s New Downtown (tags)

Photo by Frank Gehry Partners. The future of downtown Los Angeles? Billionaire real estate developers have unveiled a plan to "remake" downtown Los Angeles. Artist Mark Vallen gives us the details. Reprinted from Vallen's weblog: www.art-for-a-change.com/blog (Tuesday, April 25, 2006).

Former Homeless Woman Publishes Her Story (tags)

Memoirs of one woman's experience in a homeless shelter.

All out for April 10 National Mobilization (tags)

The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), an alliance of veterans, community, youth and students organizations in southern California, commemorates the 64th year of the Fall of Bataan, April 9, 1942. It also calls for total and all out support for the April 10 national mobilization for full immigrants rights on April 10 and May 1.

Rescued cats still need homes (tags)

Abandoned cats still need homes.

America's dirty secret 6 Million companion animals / pets murdered every year (tags)

Tell everyone about Americas inhumane secret. Spay and neuter is needed to humanely prevent healthy pets being euthanized in America every year. There are not enough homes for the 6 million homeless pets America murders every year. Tell everyone you know what is going on in shelters near you. The dogs you can see in these pictures are scheduled for euthanization in just one animal control shelter in less than a week.

Pot Luck for Evicted Tenants Tonight at 7:00 pm (tags)

86 people were made homeless in Venice yesterday from evictions that may be unlawful.

Living On the Plantation (tags)

An essay on class mentality

Nican Tlaca Stand Up to Cowboys (tags)

In a protest against the minutemen, the Mexica Movement defies modern conquerers intent on dividing their nation.

More Proof Republicans do not care about war Veterans (tags)

U.S. Spends Hundred Times More on Illegal Aliens Than on Assisting American Homeless Veterans

ANTHEM TO BENEFIT AMERICA’S HOMELESS (tags)

FOUR-TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNER, GOSPEL SUPERSTAR, EDWIN HAWKINS MAKES A MUSICAL APPEAL TO HELP AMERICA’S HOMELESS
Announcing the release of “People In Need”recorded by Gospel Superstar Edwin Hawkins, Gospel Diva Tramaine Hawkins and the world renowned Edwin Hawkins Singers to benefit hurricane survivors and America’s homeless.

Will President Bush Help Homeless? (tags)

Ending homelessness was a priority of President Bush. Is the Bush administration still willing to help?

Bringing Technology To The Poor (tags)

Poor People Need technology Too...

HOMELESS CAT EPIDEMIC IN L.A. (tags)

It is estimated that there may be 4 million feral cats in L.A. County alone. And the numbers are growing. A single female cat and her offspring can multiply to 420,000 cats in seven years, unless there is human intervention.

J24: National Rank and File Labor Conference in Chicago: Take Back Our Unions! (tags)

A one day rank and file labor conference on Sunday, July, 24 - the day before the AFL-CIO National Convention opens in Chicago.

osaka@Urgent report about Nishinari park tent community! (tags)

I report this msg about crisis of 75 homeless residents living in Nishinari park. recently, osaka city authorities planed to build some underground constructions on some parts of Nishinari park. however, city authorities(park officers) try to plan to evict the homeless comrades living in this park.

homeless people in osaka face the oppression by osaka city government. (tags)

saluton from osaka. recently, homeless people in osaka face the oppression by osaka city government. most of city officers illegally have gotten big wages from public-money for many years.

Hate Crimes/Illegal Discrimination Against Homeless at Long Beach "Public" Libra (tags)

Homeless banned from library on flimsy excuses, assaulted by cops if they don't comply. Employees instructed to fawn on business executives.

"All You Need Is Hate" (tags)

The third in a series concerning targetting of the homeless.

Santa Monica Starts Massive New Push for Anti-Homeless Laws (tags)

With election of "Bobby Shriver" --brother of Maria Shriver, and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife --Homeless People in Santa Monica are Facing What May be the Single Biggest Push in the Nation to Pass a Massive Wave of New Anti-Homeless Laws.

LA' Skid Row Homeless Shelter Residents Deliver Aid to Victims of Tsunami (tags)

A rousing spirit of giving prompted formerly homeless members of Skid Row’s Lamp Community to raise over $500 in two days to give to tsunami victims.

Ledge Sit and Hunger Strike in DC Government Building Needs Support (tags)

Help Support DC fight for shelter. A homeless activist is currently doing a hunger strike while sitting on a 5-story ledge in the Wilson Building (city hall and mayor's offices), until there is shelter in SW DC. Join the fight

Boycott the professional left!! (tags)

No more [wanna-be] kings!

Riverside Criminalization of Homelessness Event (tags)

Speaking event on the criminalization of homelessness in Riverside, CA.

*Sign our petition now! Support our struggle in osaka! (tags)

*Sign our petition now! we, the "Koureisha-Tokubetu-Shuurou-Rouso-junbi-kai” and some groups(Association of Poor People in Nagai Park...etc) in osaka-city are organizations of a homeless liberation struggle in osaka.

S. KOREA. MSSC's Weekly Struggle Report (tags)

Now since more than 300 days migrant workers (MSSC/Myeong-dong Sit-in Struggle Collective) in S. Korea are in sit-in strike to get legalization, human and labor rights.

Building Bridges Radio - 1.Paul Krugman 2. Flood Devastates Bangladesh (tags)

Building Bridges Radio presents this 29 minutes Radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW

Building Bridges Radio - 1.Paul Krugman 2. Flood Devastates Bangladesh (tags)

Building Bridges Radio presents this 29 minutes Radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW

Recalim the Parks in Modesto CA (tags)

Central Valley march and park occupations against police harassment of homeless, and lack of permenant shelter.

my revolutionary greeting for you all from nagai park. osaka (tags)

Comrades; saluton, this is my revolutionary greeting for you all. i am from on the street of osaka-city, jap.

Long Beach Municipal Govenment conducts vicious campaign against the homeless (tags)

LB attempts to ban homeless people from city hall, library in attempt to lure yuppies.

5/13/04-CFL ALERT: 1,100 Palestinians Made Homeless in Gaza in 10 Days of Destruction (tags)

5/13/04-CFL ALERT: 1,100 Palestinians Made Homeless in Gaza in 10 Days of Destruction in Gaza. Contact your representatives today and demand an end to this devastation.

HUD To Force Injected Spychips On Homeless (tags)

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that it was about to begin testing a new technology designed to help more closely monitor and assist the nation's homeless population.Under the pilot program, which grew out of a series of policy academies held in the last two years, homeless people in participating cities will be implanted with mandatory Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags that social workers and police can use track their movements.

HOMELESS ATTACKED IN FRESNO (tags)

This is the story of how and why homeless encampments were removed in Fresno California.

Do you know a poverty pimp? (tags)

The winter holidays sometimes seem more like a time of greed for many charity and social programs than a time to redouble efforts to aid the poor. The poverty pimps put their hand out and look like every good and helpful program out there. So how can you tell whom to support? And if you work or volunteer in a program how do you know if it or some the people in it deserve your support?

Green win could have impact beyond city race (tags)

Shaggy-haired Matt Gonzalez, darling of the young, the hip and the non-propertied classes, is within striking distance of an upset in next Tuesday's mayoral runoff. If the 38-year-old lawyer wins, this overwhelmingly Democratic city of 791,000 would become the USA's largest to be run by a Green mayor.

Santa Ana Catholic Worker trying to be SHUT DOWN! (tags)

Happy Thanksgiving! We should see what we can do to support them and not let the Catholic Worker get shut down! -Sabrina-

In the midst of Miami's FTAA chaos we fed the homeless and guerrilla stickered the city (tags)

Despite all the bad images and problems of the FTAA protest there was some very positive things that also happened. There were many people that took time to commit acts of social responsibility and acts of kindness.

police brutality against homeless kid!! (tags)

santa monica police break homeless kid(phase)'s leg, mostly because he was homeless and black... he was lying down on some steps on then promenade and cops decided that was enough of "tolerating" homeless... come to the protest tomorrow, monday, oct. 6 at santa monica city hall, on main, right near colorado, take, 720 bus....

Poor Americans continue to multiply under Bush as Republicans continue to ignore trend (tags)

A new federal report due out Sept. 26 will show poverty increasing even more. And still Republicans like Bush and Kelsey "Frazier" Grammer continue to ignore the problem.

What the HELL is this?? (tags)

This IS all an OUTRAGE...I'm tired of America with their heads UP their ASS. IDIOTS!

Liberty: Solutions--Solving the tenacious problem of homelessness (tags)

Libertarians have SOLVED homelessness! Just eliminate all zoning laws, land-use regulations, growth-control measures, and building codes that increse housing costs -- but don't be surprised when your matchstick house collapses in an earthquake or becomes poisoned by the chemical factory next-door -- "Live and let live"

The Suitcase Clinic-A Friend Of The Homeless (tags)

The Suitcase Clinic Of Berkeley Ca, Offers A Helping Hand To The Homeless.

Fighting Back For Democratic Rights! (tags)

Steve Argue Interviewed in The Argentinean Newspaper Prensa Obrera Regarding The Patriot Acts And His Arrests In Santa Cruz For Political Tabling.

Santa Cruz Police Violate Free Speech With Two More Arrests! (tags)

Steve Argue and Matt Hartogh were arrested on Sunday July 6th for distributing literature on Pacific Avenue.

Are all the regulars here now working? (tags)

It must be demoralizing to know that the job will either go to you or to a piece of tape.

Solving the tenacious problem of homelessness (tags)

The Libertarian Party thinks it has the answer the homeless are in dire need of: elimination of all zoning laws, land-use regulations, growth-control measures, building codes, and rent control laws.

A Visit To La-LAHSA Land (tags)

A local city government meeting turns ugly.

Build A Yurt For Peace (tags)

Just Say No To War - Build A Yurt in your backyard and let a homeless person live there and do what they want to fix it up. Use your garage also, for cheap rent. Then watch the State destroy you. They don't like competition. They want the homeless living in their prisons.all

Ted Hayes Pro-War (tags)

Ted Hayes, Homeless faux-progressive, leading pro-war march

February Homeless Sweeps (tags)

february 20th. downtown.

Holiday Homelessness Hype (tags)

Gotham’s mendacious homelessness industry is back in force. Mayor Bloomberg needs to set the advocates straight. 3 December 2002

Freedom House Homeless Youth Shelter (tags)

While we fight the move towards war and social service cutbacks, one small positive development is our opening this week of Casa libre/Freedom House, a shelter for homeless unaccompanied immigrant minors and inner-city youth.

Homeless Man, Portrays Bum In Movies (tags)

How a street dweller found work to become a careered movie extra, still today working as careered homeless bum in films. Now a Screen Actors Guild-member in Los angeles branch. Name; Corky Parks

LAPD Raids on the Homeless (tags)

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Santa Monica cracks down on the homeless (tags)

One million job cuts this year, millions permanently unemployed (what the 'official unemployment rate' really means, decade after decade), and welfare now slashed and limited...Nothing like finding a solution to those pressing social problems...

Santa Monica to Decide on Homeless Ordinance (tags)

Santa Monica California September 24, 2002 Santa Monica City Counsel listened to approximately 150 area residents as it attempts to decide on a new city ordinance which would prohibit the distribution of food to the homeless by private sector charities on public property. Included in the ordinance are provisions making the sitting or lying in downtown area doorways illegal during the late night and early morning hours. In opposition to the measure, The Lawyer’s Guild in conjunction with food distribution organizations fed the homeless on the front lawn of city hall.

Human Interest Story for editors.. (tags)

Real-life,' Homeless Man, Portrays Bum In Movies.'

Join Tonight's Protest in Santa Monica Against Ban on Homeless Feeding Programs (tags)

On September 24, 2002, at 5:30 p.m., Santa Monica City Hall, 1685 Main Street, join with civil rights and human rights organizations in protesting a proposed ordinance to make criminals out of private citizens who feed the hungry in Santa Monica.

From Pershing Square's Day of Voice (tags)

Ariving late-

Washington, DC: Olive Branch House Evicted (tags)

Four federal marshalls and a few MPD officers came at a little before 9:00 this morning, August 7. They came to the door with shotguns drawn. The marshals presented eviction papers, asked for residents' identification and photographed the residents, including some rudely awakened and still in their pajamas.

L.A. communities to converge in Long Beach to fight Police Brutality, AUG 3rd! (tags)

We are sick and tired of our streets and communities being under seige by amerikkkas domestic (military) police force. From Long Beach, to Compton, to Inglewood, Los Angeles communities will converge in Long Beach to fight back!

MARCH AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY THIS SAT, AUG 3! (tags)

Meetings every Weds at 6pm at the Long Beach Infoshoppe (REACH center). Located at 684 Redondo, Long Beach. Phone: 562-434-6934 Wanted: Medics, Drummers, Food Not Bombs Volunteers ...

AUG 3 - MARCH AGAINST POLICE REPRESSION IN LONG BEACH! (tags)

MARCH AGAINST POLICE REPRESSION IN LONG BEACH!

1000 Students March for the Homeless (tags)

This is a record of the political players who state they have committed to ending homeless in Los Angeles. This march was initiated by students. April 21, 2002. Approx 17 min

Please Pray for My Vocation. (tags)

I need my life of environmental/peace&justice organizing-activism, and homeless service, to turn into a full spiritual vocation.

Homeless Rounded Up In Long Beach (tags)

Long Beach Pigs round up over 100 homeless to make long beach look "pretty" for the tourists attending the annual grand prix

Keep working for peace (tags)

As Scott prepares to serve time for his activism at Vandenberg, he shares a message of hope and encouragement for those working for peace.

Dome Village Labor Day Stand Down (tags)

Dome Village is excited to host its second Veterans Stand Down to serve Homeless Veterans in Downtown Los Angeles this Labor Day, September 3, 2001, from 7am to 7pm. This will be a high profile event, showcasing how Los Angeles businesses and community leaders working together can help the Veterans that have served this country to get back on their feet. To accomplish this, we will be offering the 300 Homeless Veterans anticipated food and clothing, services and information to help them become self-sustaining.

Why are so few Immigrant-Americans without Housing? (tags)

Many Immigrants are living in poverty but few are without a place to live. That's right. Income, benefits and social services must rise. Not the false assumption that construction of apartments is needed.They are needed to some degree. There are only a few hard edge homeless people.We describe this

Downtown Gentrification Gets Website (tags)

NewDowntown.com is going to launch, marking another phase in the gentrification of downtown LA. Watch the marginalization of the poor and nonwhite, as it happens!

URGENT ACTION -- Tell Congresswoman Davis to Vote YES on the Biggert Amendment (tags)

ACTION NEEDED: U.S. Congresswoman Susan Davis is on the House Education Committee and is currently in opposition to the Biggert amendment because of unfounded fears that schools in San Diego will lose funding.

Police Arrest 15, Cite 70 in New Skid Row Crackdown (tags)

Last week, the LAPD were served with a temporary restraining order to prevent them from harassing the homeless. This week, they went down to "skid row" and started arresting and giving jay-walking tickets to the homeless. Some of the officers said point blank that the "crackdown" was retaliation for the restraining order.

HOMELESS PEOPLE RECLAIM THEIR POWER ONLINE (tags)

The Homeless People's Network was the big news when the North American Street Newspaper Association (NASNA) met in Edmonton this past summer. By unanimous vote, HPN - a discussion list exclusively for homeless and formerly homeless people - became the first online member to join the ranks of the scrappy, ink-stained papers that make up the association.

Day Four and a big Bridge to the Homeless Convention (tags)

As an outsider, I don't know all the history and background between the National Homeless Convention, D2KLA, and the IMC. But I do know that Thursday's candlenight march is not to be missed...

Ted Hayes Conducts Downtown Tour in Preparation for Homeless Convention (tags)

Details Ted Hayes' efforts to contrast the ostentatious display of the DNC to the poorer areas of the city. Hayes' also organized a Dome Village for transitional housing and talks about the institutional origins of poverty.

Ted Hayes Conducts Downtown Tour In Preperation for Homeless Convention (tags)

Ted Hayes, founder of the Dome Village transitional housing center, led members of the mainstream and alternative media on a tour of Los Angeles' Skid Row yesterday. Amid a flurry of clicking cameras, the veteran homeless activist escorted members of the press through the poverty-afflicted downtown area on Sunday in an effort to decry economic disparities between rich and poor.

TWO AMERICAN PIES (tags)

Which pie do you want to be in - the always shrinking unconscionable pie or the ever-increasing homeless pie?

THE AMERICAN CRIMINALIZATION OF POVERTY (tags)

"Homeless" laws specifically target homeless individuals and their activities. "Status" laws punish people for their economic condition, rather than behavior.

homeless cultural competency (tags)


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