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April 23rd to 27th: This Week At The Homeless Organizing Academy!
By Kendall Jackman, Housing Campaign Leader at Picture the Homeless
[From PTH Member Duwon Bryant, in response to news that the Department of Homeless Services wants to spend a couple thousand dollars paying actors to play homeless people in an ad, when real live homeless people are plenty easy to find....]
Lately, several of our comrades in OWS were getting arrested for sleeping in Union Square, even though they weren't breaking any laws.
PLEASE SHARE - 9AM 4/16/12 Court Appearance for Jateik Reed's Mother Schuan Reed, brother Jashawn Walker, and family friend Will
WHEN: 9:00AM on Monday, April 16, 2012
WHERE: Bronx Hall of Justice, 265 East 161st Street, Bronx, NY - Part M4, 5th Floor, Room 540.
Picture the Homeless does lots of sleep-out protests. And of course, the cops are usually not happy to see us. But they've NEVER arrested a single one of us for sleeping on the sidewalk.
Public Speaking, Poetry Writing, One-on-One Meetings, and MORE: THIS WEEK AT THE HOMELESS ORGANIZING ACADEMY
This Week At The Homeless Organizing Academy!
We've always known that the New York Post hates us. In the past ten years, they've written FOUR editorials bashing us, calling us "vagrants with lawyers" and "smelly."