William S. Burnett

William S. Burnett

William is a Roman Catholic and a lifelong activist and organizer. He studied philosophy and theology at Wadhams Hall Seminary-College.  William has been a leader of Picture the Homeless since 2004.  He is also a former staffer at PTH, and as the Faith Community Outreach Coordinator, William led our Potter’s Field Campaign to victory on a number of key demands regarding the handling and interment of the indigent dead in New York City, and regarding the right of homeless and poor people left behind to have closure in the loss of those close to them.   William currently serves as the treasurer of the board of directors of Picture the Homeless; and is the administrator of information technology at Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing.  William’s writing has been published in The Christian Citizen and in many progressive blogs.