HOMELESS TENT CITY!
One Hundred Homeless and Allies
Grilling Food, Playing Music, Taking Back The Land
115TH AND MADISON AVENUE
COME SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!
Bring food, hang out, share company…
At 11am EST, July 23 Picture The Homeless and allies installed a tent city
in a vacant bank-owned lot at 115th and Madison Ave. 100 people are in the
lot, enjoying corn, beans, bread, fruit, and music by the Welfare Poets.
Police are on the scene, but everything’s calm. We have a casita, a stage,
barbeque grills, banners, signs, cardboard shovels and pick-axes, and tent
As the foreclosure crisis festers, Bloomberg and the banks fail us. Across
the street from the tent city is public housing, where families are doubled
and tripled up. Over-crowded apartments, the shelter industrial complex, or
sleep on the streets – we need better options.
From Miami to Sacramento to now here in NYC homeless people aren’t waiting
around. Come show your support! 115th and Madison, we’ll be here as long as