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The Homelessness Marathon

America's only national radio program focusing on homelessness and poverty broadcast live from Sarasota, FL, on February 17 and 18th.

17th Annual Homelessness Marathon (2015):
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2015 - 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: Sarasota report: Salvation Army. Producer Julianne Ohanian

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

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

LONG: A Delegation of homeless advocates and homeless people from Miami. Guest host: Chip Edgar, public affairs producer with WMPG, Portland, ME.

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, Chef Darwin Santa Maria of Darwin's on 4th, and Ron Soto, President Downtown Merchants Association.

HOUR 6
12am
SHORT: Sarasota report: Being homeless as a child. Producer Haley Jordan.

LONG: "Reporting on Homelessness: Does the Media Get It Right?" Guests to include Tony D'Souza, reporter for Sarasota Magazine, Jon Susce, publisher of the Sarasota Phoenix and Israel Bayer, editor of Street Roots, the homeless paper in Portland, Oregon. Guest host: Joe Hendricks, host of "Local Matters" on WSLR, Sarasota.

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

LONG: "From Homelessness to Activism," guests to include, Donald Whitehead, board member of the National Coalition for the Homeless and Miquel Adams, co-founder of "Speak Up Florida."

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

LONG: "Do Homeless People Have a Right To Create Their Own Shelters?" Guests: Vallerie Guillory of Trinity Without Borders, Ibrahim Mubarek of Right To Dream 2; and Cheri Honkala, director of the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Coalition.

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

LONG: "The Criminalization of Homelessness in San Francisco, DC and Beyond" Guests, Paul Boden, field director Western Regional Advocacy Project,Michael Stoops, field director National Coalition for the Homeless. - Guest Host Steve McAllister of "Renaissance SRQ" on WSLR.

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

LONG: "What We Learned" – Students from Sarasota's New College report on their exploration of homelessness. Guest host: Shane Donglasan of SRQ Magazine.

HOUR 11
5am
SHORT: Sarasota report: Homeless and Addicted. Producer Haley Jordan.

LONG: International Hour - Guests to include Dr. Indu Singh and Mr. Bipin Rai of ActionAid in New Delhi, India.

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

LONG: "Who Shows Up for a Free Breakfast and a Chat with Friends? " A panel of homeless Sarasotans who are regulars at Resurrection House, a day center for homeless people, plus a shout-out from an organizer with the Immokolee Workers Coalition.

HOUR 13
7am
SHORT: Profile of David from Tennessee. Producer Tasha Lemley.

LONG: "What's Up With Florida?" Guests to include Kirsten Clanton of Southern Legal Counsel and Thomas Rebman, "the Homeless Teacher," who is spending a year experiencing homelessness.

HOUR 14
8am
SHORT: Mankato, Minnesota it's freezing outside. Producer James Gullickson.

LONG: Open Mic Hour.