Landlessness/Houselessness


Stop Selling out SOMA!

It was a hot day and me and Deecolonize Academy went to a rally at City Hall. It was about the Beast on Bryant st.,RAD,Super-sizing SOMA and the Monster in the Mission. My class mates were all interviewing different leaders in all of these struggles.

THE CITY TAKES CITY HALL

I and my Deecolonize Academy and POOR Magazine family went to a protest at City Hall, the protest was about gentrification, housing, and displacement.

An example of housing displacement is the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD). RAD is impacting low income families who live in public housing in San Francisco and all over the nation, because RAD is a move to privatize all the public housing buildings in the United States.

The RAD program was created by the San Francisco Housing Authority and non profit organizations.

Broken Windows Theory is Broken

Poor, Houseless, Disabled and Criminalized Mamaz, Daddys, Elders and Youth Release Findings on the Racist , Classist Broken Windows Theory

Homeless, Disabled, Elders, Families and Youth of color release Multiple Studies on the Dangerous Impact of Broken Windows Theory

Wed, 09/30/2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Homeless, Disabled, Elders, Families and Youth of color release Multiple Studies on the Dangerous Impact of Broken Windows Theory

Poor, Disabled, Elders, Families and Youth release an extensive multi-year "WeSearch" study on the failure, harm, abusive impact and danger of Broken Windows Theory andPolicing. 

What: Press Conference and Release of WeSearch Findings and Authors of the Multi-Year Study

Haci hera la addicion/// Because this is how addiction is

Haci hera la addicion

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Tello

quiero platicar una historia de una esperiencia muy muy desagradable que vivi. Yo andaba en la adiccion y tambien de vagamundo o sea ingovernable y me encontraba en una calle de la ciudad conprando mas gasolina de avion,esa gasolina me hacia sentir bien, tenia que conserguirla como fuera,regalada,vendidad, o robada,pero yo tenia que consegirla.

Neo-Settlements: Gentrification is the New Occupation

The word “gentrification” has become very familiar to poor folks in recent times. Even in prisons "gentrification" has become popularized mostly because it is in large part prisoners' families who have been experiencing "gentrification” out in society.

the new mission

being in the mission is becoming

like a benetton ad or like living

in disneyland—no longer a place

of everyday people knowing the

the hardness of daily life and yet

creating joy and beauty

out of a myriad of struggles

 

instead of theater, poetry, dance, music and art

expressing the aliveness of many cultures

indoor miniature golf and outdoor bowling

are the new cultural wave and bars with

twelve dollar cocktails are ongoing frat parties

compassion or cocktails

walking down valencia, i see

a woman in a wheelchair

we share hellos and i give

her a buck as i wonder

what her story is—she was

just evicted from her home

or maybe her lover beats her

imagining her hunger and

pain i feel compassion for her

and know i’m the lucky one

because i have a dollar to spare

 

as i leave to walk on, two young

women well dressed and coifed

pass by—and they too must have

a story—maybe one of them has

The Truth Behind Library Gardens

As someone who once lived in substandard constructed Section-8 project-based housing in Berkeley, California for six years, I can assure you that all so-called ‘affordable housing’ built and/or refurbished with HUD (U.S. Government Housing for Urban Development) funding for low-income communities was built with many corners being cut in order to meet the limited financial budget of the HUD funding building subsidy.

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