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PTH Congratulates Domestic Workers United! on Senate passage of Bill of Rights


Dear Sisters in "http://domesticworkersunited.org" Domestic Workers United Congratulations upon your hard-sought victory in getting "http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/03/nyregion/03nanny.html">the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights passed in the New York Senate As you know, my work with you on this issue was much more than a usual Picture the Homeless assignment.  For now, due to your effort

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first round-up of photo&video from May 19 day of action


The "http://picturethehomeless.org/blog/may19release" press release and summary of what went down in the three-borough actions on Malcolm X's birthday is in the previous post... Here's a first round-up of great visuals! Please credit the photographer named in any print/online re-posts -- and then feel free to respectfully re-post in print/online outlets!

PTH members pay a visit to new DHS Commissioner -- photo&video from April 28


On his second day on the job, the new commissioner of the NYC Department of Homeless Services, "http://www.wnyc.org/news/articles/153680" Seth Diamond, received a surprise visit from a dozen homeless and formerly-homeless people.

Housing Not Warehousing Campaign -- Organizing for Occupation!


Picture the Homeless Housing Not Warehousing Campaign Organizing for Occupation SAVE THE DATE ... Wednesday, May 19 Bronx Squat Action, to Take Back Our Homes! PTH will be occupying and defending a vacant property in the Bronx, demanding that the owner transfer the property over to our Community Land Trust. We Demand Housing, Not Shelters -- Housing is a Human Right! Get involved, we need your skills support...

round-up of latest press coverage of PTH


Thanks again to everyone who has supported our Housing campaign's challenge to JPMorgan Chase -- if you haven't signed our petition yet, please do right now "http://bit.ly/buP0kp">http://bit.ly/buP0kp And if you haven't seen the video of the great RT-TV story on our March march on the home of Chase's CEO, "http://picturethehomeless.org/blog/dimonmarchmedia"do check it out he

Remembering Faizal Baksh


Two weeks ago, we lost a beloved part of the Picture the Homeless family - Faizal Baksh, a member since 2007.

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...

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