4-18-12: Homeless Media
Both Feet In is a a radio program, Word on the Street is a newspaper. They both feature the voices, writing and work of Baltimoreans without housing. We talk about homeless media in Baltimore with John Devecka, operations manager of WLOY (home of Both Feet In), Vanessa Borotz, assistant editor at Word on the Street and an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer who coordinates the Baltimore Faces of Homelessness Speakers Bureau, and Mark Schuman, editor of Word on the Street.
Web extra: “Homeless Hotspots” — Vanessa, Marc, and John react to a marketing agency’s hiring of homeless people in Austin, Texas, to serve as roving wi-fi hotspots during the South by Southwest festival:
Word on the Street is having a silent auction fundraiser at The Cork Gallery April 27 from 7 to 9pm:
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