homelessness

September 6, 2017
Tent City Photo

Tent City & Baltimore’s Renewed Civil Rights Campaign

September 6, 2017 - Tent City - For our latest podcast we interviewed some of the organizers and participants from the Tent City who camped out in front of Baltimore’s City Hall.  Many were homeless, some were housing insecure and some were supporters demanding housing for the homeless.
July 28, 2015
homelessness

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.
January 5, 2015
UMBC Downtown Stories

Downtown Stories: UMBC Students Explore Forgotten Baltimore History

January 5, 2015 - Segment 2 - We have a special treat today. We’re going to hear Downtown Stories, radio pieces produced by UMBC students taking a course called “Place and Public History in Baltimore” led by UMBC’s Dr. Nicole King and Dr. Kate Drabinski. The question students sought to answer was: What should the public remember about Baltimore history and why?
December 19, 2014
Homeless Persons' Memorial Day

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

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?

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 18, 2014
homeless

Homeless Youth in Baltimore

September 17, 2014 - Segment 4 - We examine the issue of homeless youth in Baltimore and discuss the upcoming Backpack Benefit Concert for Homeless Children.
December 20, 2013
Homeless Persons Memorial Day in Baltimore

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

December 19, 2013 - Segment 2 - This Saturday, December 21, is National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day, when we remember and honor those who died without a secure place to live. Ceremonies will be held nationwide. In Baltimore, there will be a ceremony on Saturday at 5:00 at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater.
December 5, 2013
tyrone west

Local News Roundup: Baltimore Reacts To Detroit | City Mismanaged Homelessness Grant | Tyrone West Autopsy Findings Withheld

December 4, 2013 - Segment 3 - We discuss the local news, including Baltimore reactions to the Detroit Bankruptcy, Baltimore's mismanaged grant to end homelessness, and news in the Tyrone West case.
November 21, 2013
Sleepout for Housing Justice

Sleep Out for Housing Justice in Baltimore

November 20, 2013 - Segment 4 - We discuss the "Sleep Out for Housing Justice," to be held this weekend, November 23 at 5:00pm, an annual event that culminates the local efforts for National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week and features educational programming, a meal for the entire community, and a public forum for dialogue.
November 14, 2013
Gimme Shelter: Homeless Policy

Gimme Shelter: Why is Homeless Policy So Disconnected from the Daily Struggle of People Trying to Find a Place to Stay?

November 13, 2013 - Segment 2 - We examine the dichotomy between homeless policy and the actual struggle facing homeless persons on a daily basis.
September 13, 2013
Broadway Homes

The Future of the National Housing Trust Fund

September 13, 2013 - Segment 4 - We close out the show with a preview of an event on the future of the National Housing Trust Fund, sponsored by the Homeless Persons Representation Project and the Maryland Affordable Housing Coalition. The keynote speaker will be U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings.