PTH doing workshops with homeless activists in Hungary


* LYNN; [August 9]:We've been in Budapest for a week, and are in the midst of three days of workshops. There are 15 homeless folks, and 15 non-homeless (social workers/activists/students).

PTH in Hungary --- Part 4


* ROB  [August 6]:Thursday was the most interesting day yet. In the morning, Brandon and I visited a drop-in center/temporary shelter on the outskirts of Budapest.  We also traveled in the crisis car, an outreach vehicle which travels around Budapest looking for street homeless folks.

More from PTH in Hungary: meeting a homeless community


PTH'ers from NYC are visiting homeless communities and organizers in Hungary.  Here's another dispatch, about a community of homeless people that live in the forest: <img src="/home/pictur11/public_html/blog/files/image/sherwood.jpg" alt="" /

Picture the Homeless visits Hungary! First dispatches...


Picture the Homeless members have always viewed our work in New York City as connected to struggles for justice all over the world -- all movement organizations need to learn from those in other places, and move forward together in solidarity.  PTH'ers have travelled to Brazil and Palestine to connect our work in the U.S.

PTH on CNN (English) & CNN (Espanol), and more Tent City buzz


Picture the Homeless members were on CNN twice in the past week.&nbsp; On July 30, Linda Contes was featured in this<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtuLLkoSEMI"> <b>CNN </b>(English) segment </a>on the New York City government's recent, still-failing policies on homelessness.&nbsp; On August 4, Rosemarie Santiago was featured in a similar http://www.youtube.co

Tent City buzz: Democracy Now & more press, photo, video...


Thanks again to everyone who came out to PTH's Tent City action in East Harlem on Thursday, July 23, or who spread the word online -- and for the support for the 10 people who were arrested.&nbsp; From the spirit on the ground in El Barrio on Thursday, to the media and online buzz into this week, we're excited about this wave of movement and community building.

BREAKING NEWS: The Tent City Ten have been RELEASED!


Dear friends, members, allies, etc, We wanted everyone to know that at 1 AM, the TENT CITY TEN were released from Harlem's 28th Precinct after 8 hours locked up. All our folks were given desk appearance tickets.

BREAKING NEWS! TENT CITY IN NYC! HUNDREDS OF HOMELESS AND ALLIES TAKE VACANT LOT


Breaking News! At 11am EST, Picture The Homeless and allies took over a vacant lot at 115th and Madison Ave in East Harlem. We installed a casita, stage, banners, signs, barbeque grills, and 2 dozen tent structures.

Solidarity rallies from Union Square and Harlem just arrived on the scene. We are hundreds. Join us!

 

PTH in The Nation magazine, and more: report release & press round-up


It's been a busy week -- Picture the Homeless members have been making the rounds, telling homeless people's stories &amp; spreading the word about our key struggles...Mayor Bloomberg's Five-Year Plan&quot; to reduce homelessness in NYC by two-thirds just expired -- and failed, bigtime.  We used the occasion to release a hot new report we've been working on fo

PTH Member Responds to the Closing of Peter's Place


Civil Rights Committee Leader Joan Harrison wrote to the Chelsea Now newspaper as a response to an article they wrote relating to Peter's Place closing. Below is her response. Chelsea Now June 11, 2009

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