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.
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.
CFOTS members Angela McLaughlin and Patrick Newman join host Robert Jones on KZFR’s Peace and Social Justice program. They discuss the successful disruption of the most recent Chico City Council meeting, the homeless hatred from the authoritarians over at of Chico First, and talk about future CFOTS campaigns. Listen now!
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.
Note: Station technical errors caused the loss of the first seven minutes of the broadcast.
The must-read interview referenced in this radio segment: “Dispatches from the War Zone: Fresno’s Anti-homeless Policies“. More on homeless advocate Michael Rhodes.
“Peace and Social Justice” host Robert Jones interviews Patrick Newman of Chico Friends on the Street and Daniel Cavanaugh of Iversen Wellness and Recovery Center
KZFR 90.1FM, Chico, CA
October 20, 2017