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Picture the Homeless
Concerns regarding the Appointment of William Bratton as Commissioner of Our New York Police Department
“The face of homelessness in New York was one of incredible fear of the violence and disorder of that population." – William Bratton
“We are going to flush them off the street…” – William Bratton
Concerns regarding the William Bratton Appointment as Commissioner of Our New York City Police Department
By Jean Rice
Board Member of Picture the Homeless
Thoughts from PTH Housing Campaign Leader & Board Member William S. Burnett, on the Pope's
Just before Thanksgiving, I had pulled my favorite quotes on economic justice from Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium; and had intended to post those quotes in the blog, along with some quick thoughts. Over the holiday weekend, everyone else beat me to it. Seems I’m not the only one who got excited.
November 15th, 2013
Even Ray Charles and Jose Feliciano would be able to see that as the demographics of our City University have changed, the thought of a student “rainbow coalition” has the New York City status quo shaking in their collective boots.
There are monuments to American slave-owners all over our city – yet our students are admonished not to choose their own sheroes and heroes. – Why?
The right to peacefully assemble and the right to dissent are being challenged.
December 21st is the longest night of the year.
And it's on this night, when the cold and the darkness seem most overwhelming, that communities across the United States come together to honor the lives of homeless men and women who passed away this year, and to draw attention to the fact that many homeless lives are cut short because we, as a society, can't find a way to end homelessness.
"Killed at the Whim of the Police" - Remarks by PTH member Ryan Gibbs at the October 22nd March against Police Brutality
Kendall Jackman Bio:
Scott Andrew Hutchins received his master's degree in cinema and media studies form the College of Staten Island in 2005. He also holds a bachelor's degree in communication studies and English from Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis. He has written a novel and nine full-length scripts for stage and film (none published or produced), but should not be confused with the novelist Scott Hutchins, although some of his articles have been published online without his middle name present.
If you haven't bought your ticket, DO IT NOW!
Maybe we're just a little giddy about the impending regime change here at home, but Picture the Homeless has been so excited to be part of the conversations taking place in the Talking Transition tent down on Canal Street at 6th Avenue.
Bronx Community Dinner & Discussion: what do the Community Safety Act and the Floyd Stop & Frisk ruling really mean for us?
WED 11/13, 6pm - Bronx Community Safety Dinner.
A presentation and discussion on what the Community Safety Act and the Floyd Stop and Frisk ruling really mean for Bronx residents. Program will include performances and films.