The Homelessness Marathon happened Sunday October 21, 2012
LISTEN TO THE 2012 HOMELESSNESS MARATHONHour One- Counting the Homeless- Click here to listen
Hour Two- The Changing Face of Homelessness- Click here to listen
Hour Three- Shelters, Stipulations and Freezing to Death- Click here to listen
Hour Four- Homeless Youth: Kids and Teens on the Streets- Click here to listen
Hour Five- When You are Forced to Leave Home- Click here to listen
Hour Six- The Myth of the Cardboard Box- Click here to listen
Hour Seven- Homeless Families in a Homeless Camp- Click here to listen
Hour Eight- Vice -Presidential Forum- Click here to listen
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- 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.