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March 27 conference ... No More "Affordable" Housing Scams!


No More Affordable Housing Scams conference Saturday, March 27 9am til 5pm, at Hunter College: 68th St Lex Ave ... West Building, 8th Floor event on Facebook "http://tinyurl.com/NOMAHS27" http://tinyurl.com/NOMAHS27] Affordable housing programs were designed to fail. They do not serve low-income people, they are not permanent, and they benefit developers more than communities.

PTH at annual Left Forum conference, March 20 & 21


This Friday-Saturday-Sunday is the annual Left Forum conference in NYC ... March 19-20-21target="_blank" href="http://leftforum.org/">http://leftforum.org at Pace University, One Pace Plaza -- very close to the Fulton St  City Hall subway stops on most train lines. featuring speakers like Noam Chomsky, Jesse Jackson...

PTH member's letter to the New York Times, on NYPD harassment


Many Picture the Homeless members appreciated Bob Herbert's recent columns in the New York Times, focused on the NYPD's "http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/02/opinion/02herbert.html" Jim Crow Policingt  and practices "http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/02/opinion/02herbert.html">Watching Certain People.

PTH's human rights work on BBC, New York Times, RaceWire, and forthcoming film!


Checkout the latest Picture the Homeless press...BBC World News did this radio "http://www.bbc.co.uk/hindi/multimedia/2010/02/100219_us_homeless_pa.shtml">story on homelessness in the United States, featuring PTH members Bernard and Frank...

Vacant Properties Legislation introduced at New York City Council!


***UPDATE***(March 2): In less than three weeks, we are up to 20 co-sponsors!&; Checkout: "http://tinyurl.com/48vacant" http://tinyurl.com/48vacant Call your Council Member -- thank them if they're aboard OR encourage them to sign on if they didn't yet! Picture the Homeless is proud to announce that legislation we have long been pushing for is on its way in the New York City Council!

Vacant Properties Legislation introduced at New York City Council!


***UPDATE***(March 2): In less than three weeks, we are up to 20 co-sponsors!  Checkout: "http://tinyurl.com/48vacant" http://tinyurl.com/48vacant Call your Council Member -- thank them if they're aboard OR encourage them to sign on if they didn't yet! Picture the Homeless is proud to announce that legislation we have long been pushing for is on its way in the New York City Council!

Squatting NYC, then and now


As we strategize and envision the various tactics we can use this year towards making the human right to housing a reality for all, the achievements and inspiration we get from the squatters movement is always key. Reverend Frank Morales, currently PTH's Housing Organizer, gave this interview on California radio station KPFA on The Squatter Movement -- check it out!

upcoming events in February


Picture the Homeless events calendar >FEBRUARY  19 (Friday) -- 7:30pm at PTH rent party  Come through for a party with PTH members, staff, and friends! Put in whatever you can, even a couple bucks, towards helping one leading PTH member save up money towards getting an apartment.

PTH Civil Rights Campaign members rally at Attorney General's office, pushing Cuomo to act on NYPD rights violations


On the morning of February 9, members of Picture the Homeless's Civil Rights Campaign rallied outside New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office, demanding that he take action on the NYPD's unconstitutional enforcement of the Disorderly Conduct statute.

PTH Civil Rights Campaign members rally at Attorney General's office, pushing Cuomo to act on NYPD rights violations


On the morning of February 9, members of Picture the Homeless's Civil Rights Campaign rallied outside New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office, demanding that he take action on the NYPD's unconstitutional enforcement of the Disorderly Conduct statute.  PTH members successfully delivered our letter requesting a meeting, and other materials with supporting evidence about the issue, to Cuomo's Manhattan offic

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