[Hpn] Homeless issues

wtinker wtinker@fcgnetworks.net
Wed, 7 Feb 2001 08:15:53 -0500


What is this man doing on an Emergency Shelter and Homeless Cordination
Commission?
Bill
NHHomeless
25 Granite Street
Northfield,N.H. 03276 USA
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nhhomeless
NHHomeless@groups.yahoo.com
http://www.geocities.com/one_liberty/photos.html
Advocate,activist for disabled,displaced and parents human rights
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gene" <Gene@NHPOA.org>
To: "wtinker" <wtinker@fcgnetworks.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 7:55 PM
Subject: Re: Digest for HousingNow@topica.com, issue 5


> Thanks for thinking about me.  However, I stopped reading after the first
> line.
>
> Housing is a privilege, not a right.
>
>
> Gene Gayda
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "wtinker" <wtinker@fcgnetworks.net>
> To: "Gene" <Gene@NHPOA.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 7:06 AM
> Subject: Fw: Digest for HousingNow@topica.com, issue 5
>
>
> > Thought you might like to read these?
> > Bill
> > NHHomeless
> > 25 Granite Street
> > Northfield,N.H. 03276 USA
> > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nhhomeless
> > NHHomeless@groups.yahoo.com
> > http://www.geocities.com/one_liberty/photos.html
> > Advocate,activist for disabled,displaced and parents human rights
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <HousingNow@topica.com>
> > To: <HousingNow@topica.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 6:45 AM
> > Subject: Digest for HousingNow@topica.com, issue 5
> >
> >
> > > -- Topica Digest --
> > >
> > > "HOUSING IS A RIGHT,
> > >     NOT A PRIVILEGE"
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Fwd: homeless women with addictions
> > > By tonyhemp@yahoo.com
> > >
> > > Eight Great Myths About Welfare
> > > By tonyhemp@yahoo.com
> > >
> > > Fwd: Homeless Challenge
> > > By tonyhemp@yahoo.com
> > >
> > > ------------------------------------------------------------
> > >
> > > Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2001 15:10:31 -0800 (PST)
> > > From: Tony Hempfer <tonyhemp@yahoo.com>
> > > Cc: US Homeless <us_homeless@egroups.com>,
> > >   Homeless Issues <homelessissues@egroups.com>
> > > Subject: Fwd: homeless women with addictions
> > >
> > >
> > > Passing this along
> > >
> > >
> > > From: "Joanne Bernard" <jlb@hfx.eastlink.ca>
> > >
> > > My name is Joanne Bernard and I live in Halifax Nova
> > > Scotia, Canada.  I am currently writing a proposal for
> > > a long term facility for homeless women who suffer
> > > with addictions.  It will be a holistic facility that
> > > works with the women in 3 phases and re-unites those
> > > women who have lost custody of their children. The
> > > facility will offer everything from substance abuse
> > > treatment to employment skills, coping, relaxation,
> > > education, outreach and a safe and caring environment.
> > >  There is no long term facility for women of this kind
> > > in Canada.  I am looking for information on facilities
> > > that may exist in the US especially ones that focus on
> > > women.  I would also be interested in facilities that
> > > remove urban women into a facility that is far removed
> > > from the urban core and away from some of the problems
> > > they encounter in that environment.  I would also be
> > > interested in talking with program directors and
> > > counsellors about this issue.  I would gratefully
> > > appreciate any help anyone could offer.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Joanne
> > >
> > > =====
> > > "If you give me a fish you have fed me for a day. If you teach me to
> fish
> > then you have fed me until the river is contaminated by the shoreline
> seized
> > for development. But if you teach me to organize, then whatever the
> > challenge, I can join together with my peers and we will fashion our own
> > solution."
> > >
> > > __________________________________________________
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> > >
> > > ------------------------------
> > >
> > > Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2001 15:15:40 -0800 (PST)
> > > From: Tony Hempfer <tonyhemp@yahoo.com>
> > > Subject: Eight Great Myths About Welfare
> > >
> > >
> > > Anitra Freeman, a member of our list, has just
> > > published the article "Eight Great Myths About
> > > Welfare" on Themestream.
> > >
> > > If you would like you to see it go to
> > >
> >
>
http://www.themestream.com/gspd_browse/reg/content.gsp?c_id=315923&pid=00250
> > 1000001
> > >
> > > Anitra Freeman says:
> > >
> > > > "I am working with some folks from Right
> > > > Wing Watch on "13 Myths About Welfare
> > > > Reform."  I have posted an early draft of
> > > > my own research at Themestream, and I would
> > > > appreciate feedback.  You will have to
> > > > register to read it, but it will not cost
> > > > you anything, and I have not been spammed as
> > > > a result of my registering.
> > >
> > > > Full disclosure: I will get paid 2 cents for
> > > > every person who reads the article. :)
> > > > Again, however, you don't get charged for
> > > > reading it -- or for publishing, if you want
> > > > to sign up and use the forum also.
> > > >
> > > > Write On!
> > > > Anitra
> > >
> > > =====
> > > "If you give me a fish you have fed me for a day. If you teach me to
> fish
> > then you have fed me until the river is contaminated by the shoreline
> seized
> > for development. But if you teach me to organize, then whatever the
> > challenge, I can join together with my peers and we will fashion our own
> > solution."
> > >
> > > __________________________________________________
> > > Get personalized email addresses from Yahoo! Mail - only $35
> > > a year!  http://personal.mail.yahoo.com/
> > >
> > >
> > > ------------------------------
> > >
> > > Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2001 15:23:42 -0800 (PST)
> > > From: Tony Hempfer <tonyhemp@yahoo.com>
> > > Cc: morganbrown@hotmail.com
> > > Subject: Fwd: Homeless Challenge
> > >
> > >
> > > Homeless Challenge
> > > by Morgan W. Brown
> > >
> > > This is a challenge to every person for whom housing,
> > > as well as all that goes with it, is something which
> > > easily gets taken for granted.
> > >
> > > Each person for whom housing or being homeless is not
> > > a constant personal worry and struggle should consider
> > > repeating certain questions to themselves and act upon
> > > them until homelessness is finally ended in their own
> > > backyard as well as nationally and elsewhere around
> > > the world.
> > >
> > > These include: Have you offered to hug, or had a
> > > meaningful conversation with, a person who is homeless
> > > today?
> > >
> > > But, of course, it is never that easy or simple to end
> > > homelessness.
> > >
> > > It is important to note that people who are homeless
> > > are not the problem and are not the enemy. The fact is
> > > that we are an essential partner in any real solution
> > > to ending homelessness. Each of us who have been
> > > homeless or are currently homeless usually knows what
> > > our own needs are. We know what works for us. We also
> > > know what does not work or help.
> > >
> > > If there is to be real change, each person must ask
> > > themselves and, then act upon, the following: Are we
> > > really serious about ending homelessness where we live
> > > -- in our own backyard? Do we really believe housing
> > > is a right for all? Do we really believe in creating
> > > accessible, affordable, safe and decent housing for
> > > all?
> > >
> > > If our answers to those questions are Yes and we mean
> > > it, each of us needs to follow it up by getting
> > > together with other like minded citizens in our area,
> > > including those who have been homeless or who are
> > > currently homeless, to help draft and adopt a ten year
> > > action plan which will meaningfully address ending
> > > homelessness in our own backyard.
> > >
> > > The key word here is "action". Recruit others to help
> > > implement the action plan. Get the action plan out to
> > > the media, government and elected officials and the
> > > general public. Make it available on a Web site as
> > > well. If each of us leads, then others will certainly
> > > follow.
> > >
> > > To be successful we each need to go into a long term
> > > campaign like this to cultivate, plant and build. A
> > > positive focus tends to have a far better chance to
> > > yield a harvest with many more positive results.
> > > Anything within that yield which  seems to be a
> > > negative factor or result can be used for future
> > > fertilizer to learn and grow from. A negative focus is
> > > sure to only continue the vicious cycle many have
> > > grown to accept as their or others fate.
> > >
> > > Embrace a person who is homeless or on the edges of
> > > homelessness by embracing the challenge to end
> > > homelessness once and for all.
> > >
> > > Let's get it done.
> > >
> > >
> > > ~~~Bio:
> > > Morgan W. Brown is an activist who happens to be
> > > currently living homeless in Montpelier Vermont.
> > >
> > > Contact:
> > > morganbrown@hotmail.com
> > >
> > > Note: Please feel free to forward this entire message
> > > as is on to others.
> > >
> > > Morgan <morganbrown@hotmail.com>
> > > Morgan W. Brown
> > > Montpelier Vermont USA
> > >
> > > =====
> > > "If you give me a fish you have fed me for a day. If you teach me to
> fish
> > then you have fed me until the river is contaminated by the shoreline
> seized
> > for development. But if you teach me to organize, then whatever the
> > challenge, I can join together with my peers and we will fashion our own
> > solution."
> > >
> > > __________________________________________________
> > > Get personalized email addresses from Yahoo! Mail - only $35
> > > a year!  http://personal.mail.yahoo.com/
> > >
> > >
> > > ------------------------------
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can
> change
> > the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
> > >
> > >
> > > End of HousingNow@topica.com digest, issue 5
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