[Hpn] Fwd: A Disaster House to be Delivered to Tent City!

unclescam unclescam@buskers.org
Wed, 06 Dec 2000 18:29:55 -0500


so the first world will now condone the squallor the third world takes for
granted, say who paid for this house and is the city setting up it's own
squat? check out Rio de Janiero to see real squats. miles of em.

Graeme Bacque wrote:

> ------------forwarded message------------
> From: "TDRC" <tdrc@web.net>
> To: "TDRC desk" <kira@idirect.com>
> Subject: A Disaster House to be Delivered to Tent City!
> Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2000 15:47:29 -0600
>
> please come!
>
> A Disaster House to be Delivered to Tent City!
> A Disaster House to be Delivered to Tent City!
> A Disaster House to be Delivered to Tent City!
>
> @ 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 7th
> at Tent City  (just south of Lakeshore Boulevard East at
> Cherry Street)
>
> A DuraKit house will be taken off a tractor trailer truck by
> a crane:
> @ 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 7th
> at Tent City  (just south of Lakeshore Boulevard East at
> Cherry Street)
>
> It will be left with the residents there and will show the
> stark contrast between how it is possible to house homeless
> people humanely and the make-shift shelters that they
> presently live in.  The DuraKit housing is used in disasters
> in the third world and for construction and mining companies
> in Northern Canada.
>
> Most of the residents at Tent City have agreed that if they
> could live in humane housing like this, and a site was
> provided other than the toxic one where they now live, they
> would leave for this new promised land where they might live
> with dignity.
>
> Two homeless people who are presently living at tent city
> will move in to the Disaster Home and there will be another
> press conference at 10 a.m. Friday to talk about their new
> house.
>
> For more information:
>
> Beric German @ 964-2459
> Cathy Crowe @ 703-8482, x117
>
> Graeme <graeme.bacque@3web.net>
> http://bacque.graeme.tripod.com
>
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