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The 17th Homelessness Marathon


Broadcasting live on Tuesday, February 17th, from 7p.m.- 9a.m. EST, (14 hours) from Sarasota, FL.



Tentative 2015: subject to change - HOMELESSNESS MARATHON -- BROADCAST SCHEDULE

times listed are EST
Each hour after the first begins with a short segment, a five-minute pre-recorded report, followed by a long 53-minute live segment. These short and long segments are marked on the broadcast schedule below. In addition to what is marked, we will be taking calls and recognizing speakers at our street mic throughout the broadcast.

HOUR 1
7pm
LONG: Welcome and a talk with a Sarasota homeless family.

HOUR 2
8pm
SHORT: TBA – Sarasota report

LONG: A Delegation of homeless advocates and homeless people from Miami.

HOUR 3
9pm
SHORT: A Look at L.A.'s Skid Row. Producer David Wainberg.

LONG: A delegation of homeless people from St. Petersburg, accompanied by homeless advocate Rev. Bruce Wright.

HOUR 4
10pm
SHORT: Taking Shelter in a Hospital. Producer Lauren Ober.

LONG: "Please Listen To Us: Homeless Sarasotans talk to local government. Participants to include, Wayne Applebee, Sarasota County's Director of Homeless Services; Sarasota County Commissioner Caroline Mason; Sarasota City Commissioner Stan Zimmerman; Bill Spitler, director of research and planning, Sarasota Conty Sheriff's Department. Guest host: John Davis, host of "Morning Edition" on WGCU in Ft. Myers, FL.

HOUR 5
11pm
SHORT: Sleeping on the Bus – Legally. Producer Isabel Angell.

LONG: "Why Can't We Just Get Along? – Business owners and homelessness." Participants to include, Sarasota restauranteur Bill Cornelius, entrepreneur Harvey Vengroff, and guests TBA.

HOUR 6
12am
SHORT: TBA – Sarasota report.

LONG: "Reporting on Homelessness: Does the Media Get It Right?" Guests to include Tony D'Souza, reporter for Sarasota Magazine; Joe Hendricks, host of "Local Matters" on WSLR and Jon Susce, publisher of the Sarasota Phoenix.

HOUR 7
1am
SHORT: Hidden Hunger. Producer Catherine Stifler.

LONG: "Reports from Around the Country": Mike Rhodes, former editor Community Alliance newspaper, from Fresno, CA; Michael Stoops, field director National Coalition for the Homeless.

HOUR 8
2am
SHORT: Hidden Hunger. Producer Catherine Stifler.

LONG: How Come Tent Cities Are Good For Soldiers and Refugees But Not Homeless People?" Guests: Vallerie Guillory of Trinity Without Borders and guests TBA.

HOUR 9
3am
SHORT: Showering on the Bus??? Producer Mary Rees.

LONG: TBA

HOUR 10
4am
SHORT: Subsidized Housing in L.A. Producer David Wainberg.

LONG: "What We Learned" – Students report on their exploration of homelessness.

HOUR 11
5am
SHORT: TBA – Sarasota report.

LONG: Inernational hour -TBA.

HOUR 12
6am
SHORT: Working But Sleeping Outside. Producer Todd Melby.

LONG: Panel of Sarasota homeless.

HOUR 13
7am
SHORT: Occupying A Foreclosed House. Producer David Goodman.

LONG: Open Mic Hour.

HOUR 14
8am
SHORT: TBA.

LONG: Open Mic Hour.