Category Archives: Protests

URGENT NOTICE: Possible “flashmob” event today | Homeless Persons’ Memorial WALK being organized in Savannah for today.


URGENT NOTICE: Possible “flashmob” event today! Homeless Persons’ Memorial WALK being organized in Savannah for today! . No Service put together by responsible parties so this is our response. Considering Forsyth Park Bandshell as starting point. Time maybe at 5pm or … Continue reading

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Mainstream media misses the issue, advocates disappointed: Tampa passes new ordinances on homeless despite protests – National Social Issues | Examiner.com


Another one bites the dust, criminalization of homelessness happened again in another Florida community! Tampa held it’s second reading & comment period on July 18, 2013 & the local advocates & homeless were seen but bot heard by the media! … Continue reading

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Why Did the Evolution of Social Justice Leave the Homeless Behind?


Why Did the Evolution of Social Justice Leave the Homeless Behind?  by Glen Eich This being the first article I have submitted to Homeless in Savannah, I decided to forgo any of the gritty details of that faction of society we … Continue reading

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The battle in Pinnelas, Clearwater & all over the US for what the solution for chronic homelessness should be: it’s Housing First guys not upscale prison units


The question at hand is, which one of the two videos below provides a place you’d like to “Occupy”? I’ll take Pinellas Hope over Safe Harbor any day of the week, BUT the solution is Housing First, as represented in the … Continue reading

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Will Savannah end up here too or will the faith community step up & be a part of the solution?: Economic Justice Petition: Stop criminalizing our homeless | Change.org


Hopefully we’ll never get to this point! And if we do then yes, petitions on change.org & other remedies must be sought. That should only be a final step after the faith community has a chance to weigh-in though. Don’t … Continue reading

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Homelessness Revealed – our collection of thought provoking images launched on Pinterest


We saw this image today & posted about it, shared it & got inspired to share more of these images when we find them or you share them with us! If you’d like to comment on them please do so … Continue reading

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What about Savannah’s Super Bowl, St. Patrick’s Day 2012: Officials wont relocate homeless during Super Bowl | The Indianapolis Star | indystar.com


Officials wont relocate homeless during Super Bowl | The Indianapolis Star | indystar.com. The local homeless service provider organization in Indianapolis seems to be on top of this issue too with a Note posted as well here (http://on.fb.me/zFD7ch)! We MUST … Continue reading

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Is this what we have come to with Housing for the Homeless?


Is this what we have come to? BTW, the boarded up units in Housing projects is questionable & needs research! If the Housing Authorities around the country can’t manage these properties then turn them over to the homeless service providers … Continue reading

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Where is our outrage at the bad economy making people homeless? Dozens protest plans for the homeless outside St. Petersburg, Florida City Hall – St. Petersburg Times


ST. PETERSBURG — More than 150 people gathered outside City Hall on Friday evening to protest the economic conditions that have left so many homeless and local leaders’ plans for dealing with them. What do you think Savannah, are we … Continue reading

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