Thank you for an unforgettable gala!


Thank you, from every member  friend of Picture the Homeless, to every member  friend of Picture the Homeless -- for making PTH's 10th Anniversary on November 17 such a special occasion. We deeply appreciate every single person who attended, volunteered, helped, donated, or in any way played a role in PTH's first ten years towards this Gala, which launches us into our second decade.

Sleep Stamps -- Joan Harrison's speech at City Hall, October 29


Why is sleep for the homeless of New York City so often an unattainable ideal? October 29 rally at City Hall -- for clean private rooms for all those in need call for Sleep Stamps program, just like Food Stamps Joan Harrison's speech: Mayor Bloomberg, tiny army of homeless or formerly homeless people stands here before you, the most despised, dejected, discredited, and vulnerable of the city's poor.

November 17 -- PTH anniversary gala -- get your tickets now!


Picture the Homeless' tenth anniversary gala is November 17 -- just three weeks away!, at  Judson Church in Manhattan It's going to be a can't-miss community-building and *FUN* night -- celebrating the history and vitality of a decade of homeless activism, honoring the inspirational Jean Rice and Brenda Stokely, and eating and drinking and partying to the sounds of the Welfare Poets and a hot DJ

UN Rapporteur round-up: New York Times, other press, and video...


 Verdana, Arial, Helvetica,  "http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/housing" United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing first official visit to the U.S.

Right to the City NYC rally, GRITtv, and other multi-media...


PTH's Housing campaign leader Rob Robinson -- a leader in NYC and nationally in the Right to the City alliance we're a part of -- was part of a roundtable on the current economic crisis on "http://lauraflanders.firedoglake.com/2009/10/29/whose-american-dream-anyway" Laura Flanders' GRITtv [video here], along with Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone magazine, and leaders of National People's Act

PTH's 10th Anniversary Gala on November 17! Plug in now...


Ten years!  That's how long it's been since Lewis Haggins and Anthony Williams, two homeless men, took the first steps in challenging the system of stigma, criminalization, and poverty through urgent and creative homeless-led organizing. Picture the Homeless has come a long way, with thousands of members and allies around NYC and the world building on this vision.

Indypendent on NYC homeless today


[An article in the Indypendent by Alex Kane, profiling the situation homeless people face in NYC today, including interviews with PTH members]: "http://www.indypendent.org/2009/10/29/homeless-shelters-at-capacity">http://www.indypendent.org/2009/10/29/homeless-shelters-at-capacity

PTH (NYC) statement in solidarity with the residents of Kennedy Road Settlement (Durban)


PTH statement posted on Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM) website <strong>Statement in Support of The Shack Dwellers of Kennedy Road Settlement, Durban, South Africa from Picture the Homeless, New York City, USA strong It is with great concern that I pen this statement of solidarity in support of the current struggles of the South African Shack Dwellers of the Kennedy Road Settlement of Durban, South Africa.

Tent City Ten -- all charges dropped!


http://www.indypendent.org/2009/10/21/

charges-dropped-against-tent-city-ten" Indypendent story Wednesday, October 21 At 100 Centre Street this morning, all charges were dropped against the href="http://picturethehomeless.org/blog/tentcity2009">

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