CSU Chico Panel on Homelessness

On May 9, 2019, California State University hosted a panel discussion on homelessness sponsored by the Chico State California Faculty Association and Slow Theater. Participants on the panel included Angela McLaughlin, Board President of Safe Space; Rob Berry, Chico First; Robert C. Jones, Department of Philosophy, Trevor Guthrie, Associated Students; and Patrick Newman, founder of Chico Friends on the Street.

Listen to a recording of the event!:
Susanna Boxall (Introductions)
Angela McLaughlin
Rob Berry
Robert Jones (excerpt)
Trevor Guthrie
Patrick Newman
Q&A (Rob Davidson, moderator)

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Chico Friends on the Street Discuss Love, Charity, and Social Justice on KZFR Radio

CFOTS members Angela McLaughlin and Patrick Newman joined host Robert Jones, July 13, 2018, on KZFR’s Peace and Social Justice program to discuss McLaughlin’s recent essay in the Enterprise Record, the work of Father Greg Boyle, and the tension between love, charity, and social justice activism.

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Speak up on June 5th; CFOTS on KZFR


We urge you to show up on Tuesday, June 5th at the Chico City Council and make your voice heard. The meeting begins at 6pm, and is located on 421 Main Street (enter on 4th Street).  


Chico Friends on the Street is back on the radio, on KZFR’s Without a Roof:

Without a Roof, May 16th

Patrick Newman and Prof. Robert C. Jones discuss the systemic aspects of poverty and homelessness with host Guillermo Mash. (Starts at 9:25 mark).

Without a Roof, May 30th

North State Voices columnist and CFOTS member Angela McLaughlin discusses the renewal of Sit-Lie, and the importance of showing up on June 5th (2:51 mark).

Patrick Newman and Prof. Robert C. Jones dismantle Chico First’s 10-point plan against the homeless (7:48 mark).

Thanks to Guillermo Mash. 

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