#HomesNotHandcuffs Interviews: 20/1/16

I livestreamed from Love Activists' #HomesNotHandcuffs demo outside Brighton Law Courts yesterday, 20/1/16. There was a good turnout and a warm reception from the public and passing motorists who were encouraged to honk their horns in solidarity with the homeless. Love Activists Brighton gathered another 50 signatures in support of the Solution Based Proposals to… Continue reading #HomesNotHandcuffs Interviews: 20/1/16

HOMES NOT HANDCUFFS: Stop Criminalising Homelessness and Begging

PRESS RELEASE by LOVE ACTIVISTS BRIGHTON Public Demonstration Wednesday 20th January, 12-3pm Outside Brighton Magistrate's Courts, Edward Street, Brighton, BN2 0LG CRIMINALISED FOR BEGGING Increasing numbers of homeless people are being arrested for begging in our city and around the country under the archaic Vagrancy Act 1824: [1] In 2013-14, 2771 people were arrested and prosecuted… Continue reading HOMES NOT HANDCUFFS: Stop Criminalising Homelessness and Begging

HOMES NOT BOMBS – Reflections on BHCC Homeless Summit

By ANN NARKEH It would be too easy to just slag off Brighton & Hove City Council's (BHCC) recent homeless summit and consultation, so I'm going to do my best to resist that natural impulse, but I'm not going to hold back my criticisms of it. The summit was hosted by BHCC last Friday 4th… Continue reading HOMES NOT BOMBS – Reflections on BHCC Homeless Summit