Panel Discussion: Homeless People’s Bill of Rights, October 13, 2-4 pm, Richmond Art Center

Freedom Voices

Hobos to Street People: Artists’ Responses to Homelessness from the New Deal to the Present

Gallery walk through tour led by Hobos to Street People curator, Art Hazelwood.


Panel Discussion:
October 13, 2-4 pm Homeless People’s Bill of Rights

Welcome: City of Richmond Mayor, Gayle McLaughlin.

Panelists: Paul Boden, Western Regional Advocacy Project, Boona Cheema, Building Opportunities of Self Sufficiency, Jennifer Friedenbach, Coalition on Homelessness, Yvonne Nair, Saron Strand.

Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804

Hobos to Street People Exhibit:  September 15 – November 9, 2012
Hours: Wed - Sat 11am - 5pm
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About Freedom Voices

Some Information

Freedom Voices publishes works that speak to or from communities on the margins. Founded in 1989 in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District the press has grown from its origins as a community publisher to include works from around the globe.

FV works closely with the TallMountain Circle which produces, promotes and distributes Mary TallMountain’s literary works and chooses the winners of the TallMountain Award for Creative Writing and Community Service.

FV also distibutes New Earth Publications imprint such as translations of Nicaraguan Ernesto Cardenal’s Quetalcoatl , Costa Rican activist Luisa Gonzalez’s autobiography and Voice of Fire, Communiques and interviews from the Zapatista National Liberation Army.

Freedom Voices is a project of the non-profit Tenderloin Reflection and Education Center and organizes public readings and writing workshops in conjunction with the Center. Freedom Voices is also a partner in the Encounters in the Americas/Encuentros de los Americas project for popular literacy. The founding editor of Freedom Voices is B. Jesse Clarke. Editorial decisions are made by a collective of writers, activists, and street scholars.