The 3rd Annual Homelessness Marathon, January 25-26, 2000 [sound recording] / hosted by "Nobody" [Jeremy Alderson]

Other Title:
Third Annual Homelessness Marathon
Annual Homelessness Marathon
Homelessness Marathon
[New York : Jeremy Alderson, 2000].
Conference Name:
Annual Homelessness Marathon (3rd : 2000 : Champaign-Urbana, Ill.)
Sound recording
7 sound cassettes (14 hrs.) : analog.
Homeless persons -- United States.
Homeless persons -- Services for -- United States.
Homeless persons -- Government policy -- United States.
Homelessness -- Government policy -- United States.
Homelessness -- United States -- Public opinion.
Hour 1. Opening remarks / Nobody ; Anytown, USA : homelessness in Champaign-Urbana / Esther Patt, Urbana City Council Member & tenant union director, and Captain George Windham of the Salvation Army
Hour 2. The impact of welfare reform / Laurel Weir, National Legal Center on Homelessness and Poverty
What do the numbers show? : statistics on homelessness and poverty in America / Gene Lowe, US Conference of Mayors, and Ed Lazare, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities
Hour 3. Singing at candlelight vigil
A panel of homeless "mentally ill"
Hour 4. Singing at candlelight vigil
Institutionalized homelessness ; migrant workers / Hugh Phillips, El Centro por los Trabajadores in Champaign, Ill., and Greg Asbed, Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Immokalee, FL
Hour 5. Reading by the Street Roots Poetry Group
Globalization : when more is less / authors Joel Blau, Benjamin Barber
Hour 6. "Bums like me"
Panel of homeless vets
Hour 7. An update on homelessness and the legal system
Report from NYC : Guiliani's reign of terror / Indio, editor of Street news, and Robert Lederman, of A.R.T.I.S.T. (Artist' Resistance to Illegal State Tactics)
Hour 8. How widespread is homelessness?
Are Americans going hungry? / Tom Slater and Elizabeth
Crocket, Food Bank of Central NY
Hour 9. Homelessness in Hawaii
How has homelessness changed in the last year? / Paul Boden, San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness, and Tom Boland, Homeless People's Network
Hour 10. Homelessness in Canada
Open mic hour
Hour 11. "In the hood"
Activism : when being polite isn't enough / Cheri Hankala, Kensington Welfare Rights Union, and Dave Bush, LA activist
Hour 12. The promise of feminism in the gutter. Part 1
Demonization : why are so many homeless people being murdered? / MaryAnneGleason, National Coalition for the Homeless, and John Lee Johnson, activist in Champaign, IL
Hour 13. The promise of feminism in the gutter. Part 2
Health care and the homeless / Quentin Young, MD, Physicians for a National Health Program, and Claudia Lennhoff, Champaign County Health Care Consumers

Hour 14. Poems from street newspapers
Finding a place : the struggle for affordable housing / Sheila Crowley, National Low Income Housing Coalition, and Kathy Simms, Center for Women in Transition, Champaign, Il
Closing remarks / by Nobody.
"Co-production of "The Nobody Show - your unabashed voice of the left and the left out", WEFT Community Radio for Champaign-Urbana Illinois, and WEOS, Geneva NY, the radio station of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
Recorded Jan. 25-26, 2000, in Champaign-Urbana, IL, by "Nobody" (aka Jeremy Alderson) with participants noted in contents.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Alderson, Jeremy Weir.
WEOS (Radio station : Geneva, NY.)
WEFT (Radio station : Champaign-Urbana, Ill.)
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
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