GJPD Exposed

Event: Public Space and the Criminalization of Houselessness a Lecture

Posted in Criminalization of Houselessness, Homelessness by GJPD Exposed on May 25, 2010

Randall Amster is a professor of Peace Studies and Social Thought at Prescott College. He is the author of many books and academic articles including: Lost in Space: the criminalization, globalization, and urban ecology of homelessness.(2008) Amster also publishes opinion pieces on Truthout, Common Dreams, Huffington Post, and many others. Amster has a law degree from Brooklyn College and a Ph.D in Social Justice from Arizona State. Amster has done more then study houselessness, much of Lost in Space is dedicated to his own involvement with the homeless in Tempe, AZ opposing laws that clearly targeted the houseless.

Amster will be speaking about issues surrounding the criminalization of houselessness and issues of public space in our increasingly commodified society. His insights will shed light on local issues of houselessness, police harassment and the criminalization of houseslessness here in the Grand Valley.

Free to Attend. Donations Welcome.

What: Free Lecture “Public Space and the Criminalization of Houselessness”
Who: Randall Amster Ph.D
Where: 1022 Grand Ave. Grand Junction. UUCGV Church
When: Wednesday, June 2nd 7:00PM

Sponsored by a Housing First! No More Deaths!


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  1. Kelley Chaney said, on May 27, 2010 at 10:32 pm

    If I had a buck for every time I came here.. Superb post!

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