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Account of homeless Madison Man’s transfer: legal?

November 17, 2013 Pat Schneider’s article on Madison Police Officer’s account of relocating a homeless man against his will to a facility. He has Huntington’s Disease.
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Channel 3000 News report. I know when Occupy Madison was handling camp sites for homeless, one person living on site got ready for prom in the camp site bathroom. Someone commented to me how horrid it was. And my only thought was what if that person was living in a truck with no shower access. Watch the video >

     Day Center Opens
     Supervisor’s response to buy cialis softtabs online housing crisis in Dane CountyReally lovely article and to cialis buy where phenomenal demonstration of integrity and justice from Heidi.
     Forced move of homeless by countyBrenda Konkel’s response to the county’s heavy handed removal and moving of occupiers to Token Creek Park.
     Madison civil rights panel looks at making homelessness a protected class Read more: http://host.madison.com/news/local/grassroots/madison-civil-rights-panel-looks-at-making-homelessness-a-protected/article_5cd788a8-381f-11e2-b33b-0019bb2963f4.html#Civil rights to apply to people living on the streets! Forward motion indeed. Next government meeting on this is buy cialis shop tadalafil Dec 13, 5 PM. Public input is always welcome.
     My Hero: Donna Asif
     Panhandler banned from State Street
     Madison’s local homeless bookclub skypes with Michael Perry.
     Program provides down-and-out with opportunity to cook for Madison’s diners“Porchlight Products was on target to take in $40,000 to $50,000 in 2010, all of which is pumped back into the program, paying for ingredients and payroll for its eight part-time employees.”
     Soglin, Homelessness, and a better Madison for everyone in 2011Brief observation on cialis holland order Paul Soglin and focus on improving Madison.
     Book club for homeless offers a respite from life’s worries“Once a week for more than a year, homeless men and women have gathered at a Downtown Madison church to talk about a book they’re reading together….”
     Libraries welcome homeless to ‘community living rooms'”Accommodating the homeless is a key part of a $29.5 million redevelopment of  the Central Library in Madison, Wis., that begins next year, Library Board President Tripp Widder says.”
     A Plan to Make Homelessness History – NYT“Kanis and Haggerty wanted to learn how people on the streets lived; they were shocked to discover how they died — often in their 40s and 50s. If it were any other population, it would have constituted a health crisis. Homeless people had access to the health system — they made extensive use of emergency rooms — but their diseases were impossible to manage while they remained on the streets.”
     Winter weather puts a strain on Dane County homeless shelters
     Third Annual Homeless Person’s Memorial and Vigil
     Streets of Madison – book club for Madison homeless Blog for weekly book discussions sponsored by Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison, Wisconsin.
     Activists enter another vacant home in Madison “About two dozen activists entered a vacant home on Madison’s South Side, cleaned its windows, picked up broken glass and planted flowers in its front yard Monday to draw attention to foreclosed properties that they said should be opened up to homeless families.”
     The Edge of Homelessness 2008 article on Madison’s homeless.
     Federal law and Madison education program gets homeless kids into school 2008 “For a typical student, the school day is filled with innumerable difficulties. For some it’s reading or writing. Others, multiplication tables; some have trouble finding friends to sit with at lunch. But for 895 students in the Madison Metropolitan School District, the hardest part of the day is just getting to school.”
     The picture of charity: Photographers take free photos of needy families

 

 

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