The 3rd Annual Homelessness Marathon, January 25-26, 2000

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Bibliographic Details
Meeting name:Annual Homelessness Marathon (3rd : 2000 : Champaign-Urbana, Ill.)
Imprint:[New Yory : Jeremy Alderson, 2000]
Description:7 sound cassettes (14 hrs.) : analog.
Subject:Homeless persons -- United States.
Homeless persons -- Services for.
Homeless persons -- Government policy -- United States.
Homeless persons.
Homeless persons -- Government policy.
Homeless persons -- Services for.
Homelessness -- Government policy.
Homelessness -- Public opinion.
United States.
Format: Audio cassette Audio Spoken word recording
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Varying Form of Title:Third Annual Homelessness Marathon
Other uniform titles:Nobody show (Radio program)
Other authors / contributors:Alderson, Jeremy Weir.
WEOS (Radio station : Geneva, NY.)
WEFT (Radio station : Champaign-Urbana, Ill.)
Notes:"Co-production of "The Nobody Show-- your unabashed voice of the left and the left out", WEFT Community Radio for Champaign-Urbana Illinois, and WEOS, Geneva NY, the radio station of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
Recorded Jan. 25-26, 2000, in Champaign-Urbana, IL, by "Nobody" (aka Jeremy Alderson) with participants noted in contents.
Table of Contents:
  • Hour 1. Opening remarks / Nobody ; Anytown, USA : homelessness in Champaign-Urbana / Esther Patt, Urbana City Council Member & tenant union director, and Captain George Windham of the Salvation Army
  • Hour 2. The impact of welfare reform / Laurel Weir, National Legal Center on Homelessness and Poverty
  • What do the numbers show? : statistics on homelessness and poverty in America / Gene Lowe, US Conference of Mayors, and Ed Lazare, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Hour 3. Singing at candlelight vigil
  • A panel of homeless "mentally ill"
  • Hour 4. Singing at candlelight vigil
  • Institutionalized homelessness ; migrant workers / Hugh Phillips, El Centro por los Trabajadores in Champaign, Ill., and Greg Asbed, Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Immokalee, FL
  • Hour 5. Reading by the Street Roots Poetry Group
  • Globalization : when more is less / Joel Blau, author of The Visible poor : homelessness in the United States, and Benjamin Barber, author of Jihad vs. McWorld
  • Hour 6. "Bums like me"
  • Panel of homeless vets
  • Hour 7. An update on homelessness and the legal system
  • Report from NYC : Guiliani's reign of terror / Indio, editor of Street news, and Robert Lederman, of A.R.T.I.S.T. (Artist' Resistance to Illegal State Tactics)
  • Hour 8. How widespread is homelessness?
  • Are Americans going hungry? / Tom Slater and Elizabeth Crocket, Food Bank of Central NY
  • Hour 9. Homelessness in Hawaii
  • How has homelessness changed in the last year? / Paul Boden, San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness, and Tom Boland, Homeless People's Network
  • Hour 10. Homelessness in Canada
  • Open mic hour
  • Hour 11. "In the hood"
  • Activism : when being polite isn't enough / Cheri Hankala, Kensington Welfare Rights Union, and Dave Bush, LA activist
  • Hour 12. The promise of feminism in the gutter. Part 1
  • Demonization : why are so many homeless people being murdered? / Mary Ann Gleason, National Coalition for the Homeless, and John Lee Johnson, activist in Champaign, IL
  • Hour 13. The promise of feminism in the gutter. Part 2
  • Health care and the homeless / Quentin Young, MD, Physicians for a National Health Program, and Claudia Lennhoff, Champaign County Health Care Consumers
  • Hour 14. Poems from street newspapers
  • Finding a place : the struggle for affordable housing / Sheila Crowley, National Low Income Housing Coalition, and Kathy Simms, Center for Women in Transition, Champaign, Il
  • Closing remarks / by Nobody.