Homelessness

January 3, 2018

Homeless Remembrance Day: Those Lost in 2017

January 3, 2018 - Homeless Remembrance - At the end of each year since 2004 I have read the names of individuals who died homeless in the streets of Baltimore. It's important to give an identity to the word "homeless" -- these are our brothers and sisters who lived and died under circumstances that are well beyond the comprehension of most of us. 
July 25, 2017

Baltimore CeaseFire: Vision For The Future

July 25, 2017 - Segment 1 - We took a look at Baltimore Ceasefire, a local group of Baltimore community members who are calling for a murder-free weekend in Baltimore, Friday August 4th through Sunday August 6th. With: Erricka Bridgeford, and PFK Boom.
July 21, 2017

Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah: The African Dispora & Work in Baltimore

July 21, 2017 - Segment 1 - I hosted a conversation with Center Stage Artistic Director and world-renowned playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah. We talked about his artistic work, the world of the African Diaspora, his six years at Center Stage, and his recent announcement that he will be leaving Center Stage after the upcoming season.
July 13, 2017

Dr. Lawrence Brown: BRACE & The Racial Dynamics of Development

Jult 13, 2017 - Segment 1 - I had a fascinating conversation with Dr. Lawrence Brown, Professor of Public Health at Morgan State University and founder of BRACE: The Baltimore Redevelopment Action Coalition for Empowerment, about his scholarship on housing, lead poisoning and the racial dynamics of development. 
June 20, 2017

Michael Eric Dyson: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster

June 20, 2017 - Segment 3 - We took a step back into 2006 to listen to my conversation with scholar, best-selling author, and radio host Michael Eric Dyson. We discussed his book published that year called Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster, which tells the story of those who were left behind during relief efforts.
June 16, 2017

Baltimore Teacher Union President Marietta English: Bringing Children Back To School

June 16, 2017 - Segment 3 - I hosted a conversation with Baltimore Teachers' Union President Marietta English on the Bringing Back Baltimore One Child at a Time initiative.
May 30, 2017

Local Advocates Roundtable: Youth Homelessness in Baltimore

May 30, 2017 - Segment - We hosted a conversation with local advocates who are leading efforts to end youth homelessness in Baltimore. With: Helany Sinkler, Ciera Dunlap, Malcolm Williams, and Ingrid M. Löfgren.
May 17, 2017

The King of Howard Street

May 17, 2017 - Segment 3 - We bring you a preview of a special production that begins a 3-weekend run on Thursday, May 18, at the Annex Theatre
April 28, 2017

Shared Weight: Woody’s Journal

April 27, 2017 - Segment 3 - We took time to remember Woody Curry, who passed away on Easter. We heard Woody's Journal, a powerful episode from our series Shared Weight on the Viet Nam War and the lives of the men and women involved. Woody was a Viet Nam veteran and former Clinical Director at The Baltimore Station.
April 28, 2017

Dr. Benjamine Barber: If Mayors Ruled The World

April 27, 2017 - Segment 2 - We honored Dr. Benjamin Barber, who died this past Sunday, by replaying my 2014 conversation with him in which he talked about this book If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities.
April 19, 2017

Remembering Woody Curry: Dear Friend and Community Member

April 19, 2017 - Segment 2 - We had a special commemoration of an individual who was a dear friend of the Steiner Show, as well as an important member of the Baltimore community, Woody Curry, who died early Easter morning. We listen to a 2013 archive of Woody talking about addiction, the brain, and more.
April 19, 2017

The Tubman House: Commemorating the Uprising

April 18, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation on the Tubman House in West Baltimore. With: Dominique Stevenson, and Ausar-Mesh Amen. There will be an event on Wednesday April 19, 2017 at 4pm at the Tubman House.
April 13, 2017

Bell Foundry: Voices From Residents

April 10, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a segment from our archives. Recently it was announced that the Bell Foundry, an artist collective and office space, is up for sale after Baltimore City condemned the building in December. With: Amy Reid, Person Abide,and Nihar Bhatt
March 20, 2017

Local News Roundtable: State Of The City

March 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable, where our panel of guests reflected upon the "State of the City" address that Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh delivered last Thursday, March 16. With: Denzel Mitchell, Melody Simmons, Michael Scott, and Dr. Kimberly Moffitt.
March 17, 2017

Democracy in Crisis: Steve Bannon and The “Deconstruction of The Administrative State”

March 17, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted the newest episode of Democracy in Crisis, a weekly podcast hosted by Baynard Woods and yours truly and produced by Mark Gunnery for The Center for Emerging Media. Baynard and I discussed what Steve Bannon means by the "deconstruction of the administrative state."
March 9, 2017

Oak Park Regional Housing Center

March 9, 2017 - Segment 2 - Stay tuned for a special archive edition of the Marc Steiner Show.
March 7, 2017

Homelessness in Baltimore

March 7, 2017 - Segment 3 - We have a special report on homelessness in Baltimore, in light of the City of Baltimore's decision to relocate individuals from the homeless encampment at the intersection of Rt. 40 and Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
February 27, 2017

Maryland General Assembly: Delegate Roundtable

February 27, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a conversation with several of our Maryland State Delegates, who talked about legislation they have introduced before the Maryland General Assembly. With: Del. Cory V. McCray, Del. Ana Sol Gutierrez, Del. Cheryl D. Glenn, and Del. Antonio L. Hayes.
February 15, 2017

Baltimore Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program: Implementation and Benefits

February 15, 2017 - Segment 2 - With our panel of guests we discussesed Baltimore's Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program, created to divert low-level drug offenders away from arrest, to treatment and other support services.
January 30, 2017

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz: Vision for the Country

January 30, 2017 - Segment 2 - Marc hosted a conversation with Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz in-studio about what his vision for the County is.
December 27, 2016

From The Archives: Building Our City’s Future

December 27, 2016 - Segment 3 - We go back into our archives to a segment from a panel I hosted at the Baltimore Ethical Society. We focused on the topic of Building Our City’s Future. I spoke about the Baltimore Uprising in a historical context, police brutality and what comes next for Baltimore. This talk took place April 3, 2016 at the Baltimore Ethical Society.
December 21, 2016

Homeless Remembrance Day

December 21, 2016 - Segment 4 - Every year on the Winter Solstice - which this year is Wednesday December 21 - we honor those who died while homeless in our city as part of Homeless Persons' Memorial Day.
December 6, 2016

Ghost Ship Fire, The Bell Foundry, and DIY Spaces

December 6, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a look at the deadly "Ghost Ship" warehouse fire in Oakland over the weekend, discuss the sudden closing of The Bell Foundry in Baltimore, the importance of DIY spaces, and the safety concerns of underground spaces.
November 2, 2016

Question J: What Does it Mean for You?

November 1, 2016 - Segment 2 - We turn to an important issue, "Question J," which will be on the Ballot in Baltimore City. Question J is a proposal to amend the Baltimore City charter
February 28, 2016

Tengella’s Take: The Poor In Our Country

February 26, 2016 - Segment 1 - We host our regular feature Tengella's Take with Koli Tengella.
January 27, 2016

Hiring Formerly Incarcerated People for Home Demolitions in Baltimore

January 26, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have a conversation about a proposal to hire formerly incarcerated people for home demolition work in Baltimore.
January 12, 2016

Housing Demolitions and “Urban Renewal” in Baltimore

January 11, 2016 - Segment 2 - In light of the announcement last week by Governor Larry Hogan and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake that Baltimore City plans to demolish some 4000 vacant buildings over the next four years, we host a roundtable discussion on housing demolition and "urban blight."
December 21, 2015

Commemorating Homeless Person’s Memorial Day & The 102 People Who Lost Their Lives This Year

December 21, 2015 - Segment 2 - We commemorate Homeless Person's Memorial Day with Father Ty Hullinger, Antonia Fasanelli, Damien Haussling, Adam Schneider.
December 16, 2015

Justice Diverted: Eviction Rates In Baltimore City 2nd Highest In Nation

December 14, 2015 - Segment 2 - We look at a report from Baltimore's Public Justice Center entitled, Justice Diverted: How Renters are Processed in the Baltimore City Rent Court, which shows that Baltimore City has the second highest eviction rate in the country.
November 30, 2015

City Paper Feature: Baltimore Housing Financing

November 25, 2015 - Segment 4 - We reflect upon Baltimore City Paper's feature this week on Baltimore Housing Authority's accounting practices
November 19, 2015

Report: Baltimore’s “Vacants To Value” Making Modest Progress

November 18, 2015 - Segment 2 - We talk with Joan Jacobson, author of the recent Abell Foundation report "Vacants to Value: Baltimore's bold blight-elimination effort is making modest progress despite limited renovation funds and questionable accounting."
November 12, 2015

Kid Row: Baltimore’s Homeless Youth – From the Squat to the Shelter

November 11, 2015 - Segment 3 - We go behind the photo essay on homeless youth in Baltimore, featured in this week's Baltimore City Paper.
November 9, 2015

The Future Of Baltimore Public Housing

November 9, 2015 - Segment 1 - We continue our coverage of conditions inside Baltimore Public Housing by hearing from residents living in McCulloh and Gilmor Homes.
October 30, 2015

Sound Bites: You Aren’t Dangerous Until You Can Speak Powerfully | Perdue Farms Buys Niman Ranch

October 29, 2015 - Segment 2 - We begin with a conversation Marc moderated earlier this week at the University of Maryland, called "You Aren't Dangerous Until You Can Speak Powerfully." Then we discuss the announcement last month that Perdue Farms bought Niman Ranch.
October 26, 2015

Local News Roundtable: The Freddie Gray Trial, Public Housing & The Race For Mayor

October 26, 2015 - Segment 2 - We host a Local News Roundtable discussing topics including: local elections, the Freddie Gray trial, and public housing issues.
October 26, 2015

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake: The Future Of Baltimore

October 26, 2015 - Segment 1 - Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joins me to share her vision for our city.
September 30, 2015

Addressing Youth Homelessness In Maryland

September 30, 2015 - Segment 2 - We discuss the topic of youth homelessness. There is currently an effort underway by the Youth REACH Maryland Coalition to count the number of homeless youth living on the streets.
July 28, 2015

Homelessness and Encampments in Baltimore

July 28, 2015 - Segment 2 - As Baltimore City is seeking to clear the encampment of homeless persons along the Fallsway, we examine the practice of clearing encampments.
July 17, 2015

Housing and Homelessness in Baltimore and Beyond

July 14, 2015 - Segment 2 - We host a roundtable on housing and homelessness issues in Baltimore and beyond.
July 7, 2015

Focus On Homelessness In Baltimore: Eviction Of Homeless Encampment On MLK Blvd & Fresh Ideas For The Future

July 2, 2015 - Segment 3 - Anthony and his guests examine the issue of homelessness in Baltimore. With: Nyasha Dixon, advocate, artist, social justice entrepreneur, and creator of Save a Homeless Homie; and Adam Schneider, Director of Community Relations forHealth Care for the Homeless.
February 26, 2015

Bring Your Voice To Annapolis: Lobby Days To Reform Police, Discuss Housing And Jobs

February 25, 2015 - Segment 4 - We take a look at a number of opportunities to engage in civic involvement here in Maryland, with Dayvon Love, Director of Research and Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle and Caryn Aslan, Policy Associate at the Job Opportunities Task Force.
December 19, 2014

Remembering Those We Lost To Homelessness In 2014

December 18, 2014 - Segment 2 - December 21 is National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day, when we remember our brothers and sisters who died homeless in the past year. This year, as we do every year, The Marc Steiner Show will hold a discussion and read the name of every person who died homeless in Baltimore in the past 12 months.
November 17, 2014

Take A Walk In My Shoes: Homelessness in Baltimore

November 14, 2014 - Segment 2 - We discuss homelessness in Baltimore with James Crawford Jr. and Damien Haussling of the Homeless Speakers' Bureau. The Homeless Speakers' bureau is hosting a night of monologues next Wednesday night.
October 27, 2014

Can Homeless People Move into Baltimore’s Abandoned Houses?

October 24, 2014 - Segment 3 - We ask the question, based on an article in this week's Atlantic magazine: "Can Homeless People Move into Baltimore's Abandoned Houses?" With Jeff Singer, Tony Simmons and Rachel Kutler.
September 8, 2014

Positive Youth Programming in Baltimore: Why It Matters

September 4, 2014 - Segment 3 - We take a look at positive youth programming in Baltimore with representatives from three youth organizations: Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, Youth Empowered Society, and 901 Arts.
July 17, 2014

Youth Empowered Society: Addressing Youth Homelessness In Baltimore

July 16, 2014 - Segment 4 - We take a look at homelessness among our youth with members of the Youth Empowered Society (YES).
April 1, 2014

U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development on the Future of Public Housing

March 28, 2014 - Segment 2 - We continue our discussion on the privatization of public housing in Baltimore, in particular the Rental Assistance Distribution (RAD) program which is a program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), with Carol B. Payne, Baltimore Field Office Director for HUD.
March 25, 2014

Privatization of Baltimore’s Public Housing: Residents and Union Workers Speak

March 24, 2014 - Segment 3 - We continue our coverage of the privatization of public housing in Baltimore. We begin this discussion with an update on the Rental Assistance Demonstration program and talk to residents and union workers inside of these buildings about how this will impact them.
March 10, 2014

Housing Commissioner Graziano on the Future of Public Housing in Baltimore

March 10, 2014 - Segment 3 - Baltimore City Housing Commissioner Paul T. Graziano joins me in-studio to discuss privatization of 40% of the public housing units in Baltimore, and the future of public housing in our city.
March 5, 2014

Baltimore City Privatizing Public Housing?

March 4, 2014 - Segment 3 - Last week the Baltimore Brew broke the story that Baltimore City is negotiating to sell most of its public housing high-rises to private developers. We consider this news with Jeff Singer and Melody Simmons.