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First They Came for the Homeless' Speak-Out
Date Saturday April 22
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
The Luggage Store Gallery
1007 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94103
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorFirst They Came for the Homeless
Emailmzint03 [at]
“First They Came for the Homeless”
Speakers for a New America Tour

Please join us in a California speaking tour of front line leaders in the movement to end homelessness in America. Proceeds from the Tour will benefit the People’s Tribune, in order to finance papers for homeless and other writers to distribute so they can tell their stories.

Mike Zint – SF/Berkeley - homeless leader from ‘OccupySF, founding member of ‘First they came for the homeless’ and the Poor Tour intentional tent community/action
Bilal Mafundi Ali – SF - People’s Commission for Justice and the San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness
Silvia Hernandez – Los Angeles - homeless organizer on LA’s Skid Row
Gena Mercer – Merced - homeless organizer, Central Valley Journey for Justice
Robert Aguirre - San Jose - co-founder of the grassroots organization H.O.M.E.L.E.S.S.
Jack Hirschman will read his powerful poem ‘Home’, written for the National Union of the Homeless

Suggested donation $3-5 – no one turned away
Added to the calendar on Monday Apr 10th, 2017 10:17 AM