Category Archive: Links

Aug 26

How To Help!

Are you interested in doing something for the homeless in the Bay Area? Take a look at the St. Mary’s Center in Oakland. The non-profit center, providing services to the elderly and minor(under 18) homeless, has been helping the Bay Area for the past 25 years and has the Bay’s only Senior Shelter. They always …

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Aug 26

House Keys Not Handcuffs

House Keys Not Handcuffs has become a powerful slogan for homeless rights activists around the country. Paul Boden, previously homeless, is the author of a book with the slogan as the title. He has been an activist for the past decade and a half. Below is a PBS interview with Paul, discussing the book and …

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Aug 17

Another Example of Aggressive Policing

http://sfist.com/2015/08/17/video_homeless_amputee_taken_down_b.php SFPD uses force on a homeless man with a prosthetic leg. You can see an officer with his knee on the prosthetic. The man repeatedly pleads for him to get off of him.