Fw: Street Newspaper Conf. 7/22--7/25

H. C. Covington at I CAN America (icanamerica@email.msn.com)
Wed, 2 Jun 1999 12:00:19 -0500

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From: National Coalition for the Homeless <nch@ari.net>
To: HOMELESS DISCUSSION LIST <homeless@csf.colorado.edu>
Sent: Sunday, May 30, 1999 1:35 PM
Subject: Street Newspaper Conf. 7/22--7/25

Street Newspaper Conference Set for Cleveland, July 22--25

The North American Street Newspaper Association (NASNA) will hold its 4th
annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio at Case Western University on July

Hosted this year by Cleveland's Homeless Grapevine, all street newspapers
from the U.S. and Canada are encouraged to attend, as well as
individuals/groups interested in starting a street newspaper in their own

Keynote speakers include:  U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich and Lee
Stringer, author of Grand Central Winter: Stories from the Street.  Lee
Stringer got his start as a writer for New York City's Street News.

Workshops:  Recruiting and training vendors, starting a street newspaper,
fundraising, civil rights issues/news of streets/urban journalism, covering
urban issues, getting homeless people into leadership, long term planning
for sustainability, working with volunteers, exploitation of homeless
people, and the future activities of NASNA.

Costs:  Housing available for $18 per night.  Registration:  $45 (NASNA
members); $55 (non-NASNA members).  Registration fee includes breakfast and

For additional information, contact either:

Homeless Grapevine
Brian Davis
2012 W. 25th St; #717
Cleveland, OH  44113-4131
Email:  neoch@bbs2.rmrc.net

National Coalition for the Homeless
Michael Stoops
1012 14th St., NW; #600
Washington, DC  20005-3406
202-737-6444 x311
email:  nch@ari.net
Web: http://nch.ari.net