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Real Change Newspaper
Table of Contents
August 1, 1998, Vol. 5, No. 8
Cover Photo of Tent City Family by George Hickey. See story Page 6
Tables of Contents:
Vendor of the Month: 688 Hero Steve Martinez, Page 3
- In last month’s story about StreetLife artist Roberto Valenza, the opening paragraph should have read that Valenza saw James Earl Jones play Othello.
Mailbag: Pages 2, 20
- Lynn Tucker, Vice President, South Beacon Hill Neighborhood Council
- "Attractive White Middle-Class Person with Good Education"
Opinion: Steve Speaks. Real Change Vendor [Steve Martinez, vendor 880] says "Get Involved Now!", Page 5
Jobs With Justice Needs Your Help!
The Jungle: We Shall Not be Moved. This article was a group writing project of SHARE and WHEEL members including Stan Burriss, Anitra Freeman, Tom Howie, Claude Nalls, Ted Shirley, Paul Noble, Michele Marchand, Teresa Lafferty, Valerie Cuevas and Wilbur Keller. Pages 6, 7
- Picture: The full weight of the law comes down on Seattle's Homeless.
- Picture: Clinton, Deborah and Robert. Would you bulldoze this family's home? Mayor Schell did.
- Photos by George Hickey.
First Hand: A Rugged REI Outdoor Adventure by Brett Landgraf, Pages 8, 9
- Illustration by Lin Lucas
News You Can Use, Close to Home, Pages 10, 11
- To Market We Go: Roxbury Village Apartments [RE: SHA project manager Doris Koo, John Fox, Seattle Displacement Coalition, Lutheran Alliance To Create Housing (LATCH)
- Shower Power: Millionair Club opened hygiene facility, there is now 9 facilities
- Robbin' in the 'Hood: Re: Senator Slade Gorton
- Smells Like Teen Health Care [RE: Beth Reis, Seattle-King County Dept. of Public Health]
Whittlin' at the Workshop, Page 11
- Picture: Henry Hurley fashions toys at The Giving Tree's Workshop at The Westlake, a home for formerly homeless men.
Rent. A Brief History and Call to Action by Scott Winn, Pages 12, 13 [RE: Qualman Apartments on Capitol Hill, James Daly and Grace Daly, new owners increased rent by as much as 51%]
- Picture: A Qualman commotion.
- Photo by Bradley Enghaus, courtesy of Capital Hill Times
Local Hero: Joan Cecchi. Commitment & Vision at the Georgetown Service Center. Interview by Ruth A. Fox, Pages 14, 15
- Picture: Joan Cecchi, a spritely thirty-nine and still going strong.
- Photo by George Hickey
Section 8 Crisis: No Guarantees. Oxford House Tenants Say Talk is Cheap, But Market Rate Rent is Expensive by Bob Redmond, Page 16, 18
Tenant Talk. Legal Action Center, Page 17
Obituary: In Memory of Jacqueline "Jackie" Hass 10 May 1959 - 12 June 1998, Page 18
Art: Out on a StreetLife Limb by Susan Forshey, Page 19
- Pictures: Diane Smalley Okware, photo and picture of art
Poetry, Pages 22, 23, 25, 26, 27
- New Noah by Marion Sue Fischer, Page 22
- Don’t Tell Me Not to Bother You by Ferrucio Brugnaro, Page 23
- Bird House White by E.O. Anthony
- Buffalo Dreams. Written for the four homeless women who lost their lives to a serial killer in Seattle, WA by Cynthia Ozimek
- Send Me A Henpecked Man by Anonymous
- I Cried by Madeline Lewis
- Pantoum: Homeless. NYC '85 by Ruth A. Fox
- Going Home Song by Earle Thompson
Poetry: Blood Poetry. Activist Poet Ferrucio Brugnaro Takes it to the People. Book: Fist of the Sun by Ferrucio Brugnaro. Translated by Jack Hirschman. Review by Timothy Harris, Page 23
Adventures in Poetry: The Truth is Out There with © Dr. Wes Browning
Anacrostic: Thirst Quencher, Page 28 (Answer: “But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an everflowing stream.” The Book of Amos)
Calendar, Pages 29, 30, 31. Special Thanks to Jean Buskin.
Citizens Participation Project, Page 32
WA State's Modest Proposal
- Issue: Last month, the State of Washington canceled a federally-funded program to locate and sign up eligible kids for Medicaid, literally because of its “potential success.”
Advocating Organization: Children's Alliance