During the last couple of weeks the Capitol Police have been arresting Solidarity Singers for exercising their First Amendment Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Assembly rights. We speak with people who have witnessed it.
Be careful how you judge that street person sleeping on the ground. They may be the next great actor, theoretical physicist, or billionaire finacier. Or hawker of tasty chicken recipes! The following short list contains some of these people.
On August 19th several advocates for the homeless got a special sneak-peek tour of the newly remodeled Central Public Library. The library, which will open to the public on September 21st, will be an excellent resource.
They had one job: to find a location for a permanent 24/7 homeless shelter. “They” are the Dane County Board of Supervisors and the permanent 24/7 homeless shelter is absolutely necessary for survival of Madison winters.
The permanent daytime resource center is on hold even though money has been set aside for buying a building or building one. Now, 1st United Methodist Church has suspended the shower program that so many people were dependent upon.
This has been a difficult day. I told you that I have been helping some of these people out at the request of this woman with the big heart. The night before last, she contacted me about this 32 year old guy that became blind five years ago.