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01.14.15

For Immediate Release (January 14, 2015)

For Immediate Release (January 14, 2015) Contact: Paul Boden (415) 621-2533, pboden@wraphome.org Organizations Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with West Coast Days of Action in Support of Legislation Protecting the Civil Rights of Homeless People What:  Homeless Bill of[…]
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01.14.15

One campaign, four states, three bills, one hundred thirty five organizations and we’re just getting started!

In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter  WRAP members and allies are once again hosting days of action in celebration of our Homeless Bill of Rights Campaign. This year’s actions include sleep outs,[…]
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01.12.15

KQED Radio – Paul Boden: From Homeless to Homeless Advocate

 Download audio (MP3)  Paul Boden became homeless at age 16. In the decades since then, he’s earned national recognition for his advocacy on behalf of the homeless. Boden ran the San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness for 16 years, where he[…]
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01.09.15

An Interview with Paul Boden House Keys, Not Handcuffs

by BEN TERRALL The late great war correspondent Michael Hastings wrote that “no one ever accuses America of being a nation of historians.” There are few issues in our national life where that observation is more relevant than the now[…]
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01.06.15

Uprising with Sonali: Eric Ares discusses a national effort to cement the rights of homeless people.

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Marjorie Cohn examines suspected Boston Marathon bomber’s trial, the implications for political dissent, prisoner rights, the death penalty, and the hypocrisy of terrorism cases.[…]
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12.31.14

Homeless advocates fighting for more rights

GRAND JUNCTION,Colo. For many of the Grand Valley’s homeless population finding a warm place to stay and food to eat is not an easy task. Eric Niederkruger is a member of the Solidarity Not Charity Homeless Advocate group and said that[…]
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12.31.14

US homeless pin hopes on ‘Bill of Rights’ to end criminalization in 2015

2014 saw increase in laws targeting homeless, but grassroots efforts aimed to help get people off the streets.  by Renee Lewis. While the total number of homeless people in the United States fell slightly this year thanks to a gradual[…]
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12.28.14

Homeless Camps Banned Around U.S. as Homelessness on the Rise

by Patricia Guadalupe It’s the perfect bad storm: higher home prices and a growing number of homeless, combined with a shrinking number of shelters for those without a home of their own. Some cities even ban sitting for long periods[…]
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12.27.14

Right to housing should be upheld

The Social Welfare Action Alliance (SWAA) is a national organization of progressive social workers and other human service workers, as well as anti-poverty activists and allies of the poor. The Rochester chapter of this organization deplores the city’s actions to[…]
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12.16.14

The hidden epidemic of youth homelessness

By Laura Waxmann As a heavy downpour of rain beats against her window, Lydia Flores sits on the bed she shares with her 11-year-old daughter, gently stroking the girl’s hair as she curls up by her side. At the foot[…]
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