The Homelessness MarathonThe 18th Annual Homelessness Marathon will originate from Washington D.C. starting at 7pm EST on Wednesday February 17, 2016 and ending at 9am the following Thursday morning.
This year we are sponsoring a petition to HUD, demanding better treatment for homeless people.
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The Homelessness marathon is America's only national broadcast focusing on homelessness and poverty. Video of the first hour of our most recent broadcast
can be found here
Listen to all 14 hours of the 14th Annual Homelessness Marathon Broadcast:
For a breakdown of the contents of each hour, check out the broadcast schedule here: LINK. Individual Mp3 files of the entire broadcast may be downloaded by clicking here: LINK
February 4, 2010 rant by talk host Ray Appleton on radio station KMJ, commenting on the "victory" that the Fresno City council, citing safety concerns, voted to criminalize begging on median strips if done by homeless people while keeping it legal for registered charities. In his commentary, Appleton says the sight of homeless people is "no different than... garbage."
Dr. Ralph Nunez of the Institute for Children and Poverty interviewed by Doug Miles of WSLR, Sarasota, FL, a Homelessness Marathon affiliate.
Sprouts: Poverty-Better Times Ahead
Stories relating the real-life struggles and solutions of poor people; including statistics about poverty, evictions courts in San Francisco, dumpster-diving, Detroit's homeless shelters, and poverty in post Katrina Mississippi.
Voices of poor and homeless across the USA. Jessica Lockhart - host. reports filed by Michael Alderson, Anna Sussman, Zak Rosen and “Nobody” as well as a special segment featuring observations by Terry Lathan.
The mp3 file of this podcast can be downloaded by clicking here: Sprouts: Poverty-Better Times Ahead
For more information on this broadcast, visit the Sprouts website by clicking here.
"Willin' To Git Up," the second installment of excerpts from the 12th Annual Homelessness Marathon.
The mp3 file of this podcast can be downloaded by clicking here: Willin' To Git Up
"Long From Being Over", the first installment of excerpts from the 12th Annual Homelessness Marathon.
The mp3 file of this podcast can be downloaded by clicking here: Long from being over