Archive | Homelessness

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DARKLING

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN They stroll the hot side-walks as the pavement sizzles from the unwavering Sun. Their survival means hope as their bodies undergo never-ending pounding of moving and shuffling to keep from going insane, grief deep as life or thought. We see them often as microscopic, and from a distance a faint light twinkles […]

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Brian Flagg addressing members of the Bus Riders Union on February 5

Activist Alert Interview with Brian Flagg of Casa Maria and the Bus Rider’s Union

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Brian Flagg has been an activist with Catholic Charities in Sacramento and Tucson, and with Casa Maria for upwards of thirty years. For the last year and a half he has been working with a mainly poor group of residents, the bus riders in Tucson and Pima County, to form a union […]

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Black splatter dominates a subtle pattern in the background. In red letters, centered over splatter: "OCCUPY"

Those Left Behind

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN It is the natural check on intolerance and privilege provided by assembling with all comers in a full out urban encampment that distinguished Occupy Tucson (OT) from the mainstream left/progressive organizing that has dominated the blue political space in the corporate sponsored red/blue show for more than a generation.  All comers include […]

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Guide to food resources

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN We believe this is the most complete guide of its kind available in Tucson right now, the daily schedule portion updated on 09/15/2014. Please feel encouraged and appreciated to correct or append to this resource guide—Ed SUNDAY Casa Maria 401 E. 26th St 3rd Ave South & 26th St Coffee,Donuts 7:00am (gate […]

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