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03.03.15

Senator Carol Liu Introduces Right to Rest Legislation

Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Northern California – Lisa Marie Alatorre 510.982.9275 Southern California- Eric Ares 213.458.3909 California – Last week, California State Senator Carol Liu (D – La Canada Flintridge) introduced legislation to end the alarming trend of[…]
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02.19.15

UC. Berkeley Policy Advocacy Clinic Presents: California’s New Vagrancy Laws a New Report on the Growing Criminalization of Homeless People in California

http://wraphome.org/images/reports/2015BerkelyLawReportCANewVagrancyLaws.pdf February 19, 2015 Contacts Policy Advocacy Clinic: Marina Fisher, (617) 543-9955 Nathaniel Miller, (310) 486-5555 Lindsay Walter, (818) 605-8661 Western Regional Advocacy Project: Executive Director Paul Boden, (415) 430-7358 February 19, 2015, 12 Noon at the State Capitol (see[…]
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02.12.15

U.C. Berkeley Law School Clinic to Release Major New Report on the Growing Criminalization of Homeless People in California

                 February 12, 2015 (Download Press Release Pdf) Contacts Policy Advocacy Clinic: Marina Fisher, (617) 543-9955 Nathaniel Miller, (310) 486-5555 Lindsay Walter, (818) 605-8661 Western Regional Advocacy Project: Executive Director Paul Boden, (415)[…]
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02.04.15

The Right To Rest, The Right To Exist and the Right To Justice

Nine. That’s how many local laws on average there are in Californian cities to criminalize public standing still, sitting, eating, sleeping, and lying down. If you are houseless—or you are a resident in an SRO [single room occupancy dwelling] hanging[…]
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01.14.15

For Immediate Release (January 14, 2015)

For Immediate Release (January 14, 2015) Contact: Paul Boden (415) 621-2533, pboden@wraphome.org Organizations Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with West Coast Days of Action in Support of Legislation Protecting the Civil Rights of Homeless People What:  Homeless Bill of[…]
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01.14.15

One campaign, four states, three bills, one hundred thirty five organizations and we’re just getting started!

In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter  WRAP members and allies are once again hosting days of action in celebration of our Homeless Bill of Rights Campaign. This year’s actions include sleep outs,[…]
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01.12.15

KQED Radio – Paul Boden: From Homeless to Homeless Advocate

 Download audio (MP3)  Paul Boden became homeless at age 16. In the decades since then, he’s earned national recognition for his advocacy on behalf of the homeless. Boden ran the San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness for 16 years, where he[…]
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01.09.15

An Interview with Paul Boden House Keys, Not Handcuffs

by BEN TERRALL The late great war correspondent Michael Hastings wrote that “no one ever accuses America of being a nation of historians.” There are few issues in our national life where that observation is more relevant than the now[…]
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01.06.15

Uprising with Sonali: Eric Ares discusses a national effort to cement the rights of homeless people.

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Marjorie Cohn examines suspected Boston Marathon bomber’s trial, the implications for political dissent, prisoner rights, the death penalty, and the hypocrisy of terrorism cases.[…]
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12.31.14

Homeless advocates fighting for more rights

GRAND JUNCTION,Colo. For many of the Grand Valley’s homeless population finding a warm place to stay and food to eat is not an easy task. Eric Niederkruger is a member of the Solidarity Not Charity Homeless Advocate group and said that[…]
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