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11.13.14

Book Release Celebrates 30 Years of Homeless Organizing & Art

WESTERN REGIONAL ADVOCACY PROJECT 2940    16TH STREET, SUITE 200-2, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103 TEL: 415.621.2533 / EMAIL: wrap@wraphome.org WEB: www.wraphome.org     For Immediate Release November 12, 2014 Book Release Celebrates 30 Years of Homeless Organizing & Art Contact: Paul Boden, Executive[…]
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11.07.14

Homeless dragged down by belongings, as cities view keepsakes ‘trash’

by Renee Lewis @ http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/11/7/homeless-americansdraggeddownbyneedtocarrybelongings.html Having to lug around possessions for fear of theft or confiscation keeps individuals from social programs, opportunities. For Americans experiencing homelessness, finding a safe place to store belongings can prove daunting and be a major barrier to overcoming[…]
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11.04.14

WRAP is Excited to Present Our Book: House Keys Not Handcuffs!

Dear Friends & Allies It is our pleasure and honor to present House Keys Not Handcuffs: Homeless Organizing, Art and Politics in San Francisco and Beyond. Written by WRAP’s Executive Director Paul Boden with additional essays by friends and longtime[…]
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10.23.14

Can a ‘Homeless Bill of Rights’ End the Criminalization of LA’s Most Vulnerable Residents?

Originally Post @ The Nation by John Thomason http://m.thenation.com/article/184673-can-homeless-bill-rights-end-criminalization-las-most-vulnerable-residents After years of harassment by the police, homeless Angelenos and their allies fight back. “We are human beings who live here,” Silvia Hernández says emphatically. She is speaking of Los Angeles’s notorious[…]
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10.06.14

Social justice coalition works to enact Homeless Bill of Rights in three states

Over 125 social justice groups across five states are collaborating on what will effectively be a Homeless Bill of Rights that the coalition hopes to get introduced as individual bills in the states of California, Colorado and Oregon during each[…]
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10.06.14

Homeless Bill of Rights aims to protect life-sustaining activities

Originally Post Aljazeera America by Reene Lewis http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/10/6/holdholdholdhomelessbillofrightsaimstoendcriminalization.html Rights to move freely, sit, sleep and have access to hygiene facilities cited in surveys of 1,300 homeless people. A coalition of over 125 social justice groups is working on a Homeless Bill[…]
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10.06.14

A Growing Movement Is Fighting the Criminalization of Homelessness

Homeless people and their advocates across the United States are pushing back against cities’ attempts to erase the problem of homelessness by criminalizing it, and demanding that their basic rights be recognized and protected. As the national momentum grows around individual[…]
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09.26.14

Local Commissions Speak Out on Criminalization of Homelessness – In Defense of Human Rights

Artwork by Art Hazelwood Criminalization of homelessness in the U.S. is increasingly on the radar of the United Nations.  On a positive note, this is the result of inspiring advocacy by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (NLCHP) and their[…]
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09.18.14

Peace through Non-Violence Event

Event’s Facebook Page Peace through Non-Violence inspired by diwali: an ancient hindu festival celebrating the victory of knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Join fellow peace-makers at a benefit for the Tibetan Community Center and the Western Regional Advocacy Project[…]
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09.04.14

Three more reasons we need our Homeless Bill of Rights Campaign and a Chance to support the long time fighters in San Francisco

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