The 2014 Homelessness Marathon -
Wednesday February 19, 2014
We are pleased to announce that the 16th Homelessness Marathon will originate from Brattleboro, VT on the night of Wednesday, February 19th. With this broadcast, we will be returning to our original nighttime format, we will be doing a six hour broadcast from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., EST.
TO DOWNLOAD THE LATEST PRESS RELEASE IN .PDF FORMAT: CLICK HERE
- Jeremy Weir Alderson, director, Homelessness Marathon, 607-546-2084
15TH ANNUAL HOMELESSNESS MARATHON- Eight Cities from around the U.S.
The 15th Annual Homelessness Marathon will originate from eight cities across the United States on Sunday October 21, 2012. The broadcast will start at 10 a.m. Eastern Time and end at 6 p.m. EST. The broadcast will be on over 60 American radio stations.
We'll start in Champaign, Illinois, and go to Portland-Maine, Bloomington-Indiana, Albuquerque-New Mexico,Plainfield-Vermont,Portsmouth-New Hampshire, Portland-Oregon, and Ithaca-New York.
The Homelessness Marathon is an annual, national, radio broadcast that features the voices of homeless and poor people in a town-hall style conversation. This year the final hour from 5-6pm will feature two vice-presidential candidates did accept our invitation. Judge Jim Gray, the vice-presidential candidate of the Libertarian Party, and Cheri Honkala, the vice-presidential candidate of the Green Party both have agreed to come on the broadcast, give their plans for addressing poverty and take questions directly from homeless people.
"It's not getting any better. It's getting worse." - Charley German, chairman Kansas City Task Force on Homelessness
More information about the Homelessness Marathon may be found at http://www.