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Table of Contents
September 20, 2001, Vol. 8, No. 20
- Standing for Mercy
- In Praise of the Ave
- I-71 Wins the Ballot
Table of Contents:
Seeking Solutions. Bob Santos has a creative idea for ending Tent City. Will the city act? By Adam Holdorf and Bruce Lofton, Pages 1, 10
| Creative alternatives to Tent City
| The barge debunked
- Picture: Will this 25-year-old floating apartment building be a home for 500 or Seattle's homeless people? Until its fate is decided, the housing sits vacant on the Duwamish River.
- Photo by Casey Kelbaugh
- Picture: Another shelter and housing alternative, the Pine City Inn.
- Pictures: And the patio sidewalk of the Pine City Inn.
- Photos courtesy of Geise Architects
- Picture: Up close and personal with two candidates for an alternative to Tent City; The inside of a living space at the Barge Housing
- Photos courtesy of Bob Santos
Reported in May 16, 2002 issue:
Adam Holdorf and Bruce Lofton garnered an honorable mention from the Society of Professional Journalists for their Real Change article “Seeking Solutions” (September 20, 2001). Holdorf and Lofton won in the category of Government/Political reporting at a non-daily newspaper. Entries were judged by profession journalists in Oregon. This award marks the first of their kind for Real Change.
Mailbag, Page 2
- The Dynamics of tragedy by Sean Smith | Seattle
Opinion: At the Last Resort. Even in the midst of war, Christians speak for peace. By Rev. Rich Lang, Page 3
Real Change has left this space blank in mourning for all those who died Tuesday, September 11, 2001, including all the unknown and the invisible ones we don’t know about yet. We are all united in each other’s suffering, Page 3
News You Can Use! Close to Home, Page 4
|Shelter, Dignity, and Peace
- I-71 wins in court by Adam Holdorf
- The King County Mystery shelter, by Adam Holdorf [RE: Zimya Toms-Trend, Elaine Kraft, Flo Beaumon]
- Looking for answers and support in midst of national tragedy.
- Picture: The Sept. 11, 2001 bombing inflamed temperaments even in times of reflection. Two participants at the afternoon peach vigil at Westlake Center argue their points while others look on. Other moments were more tender.
- Photos by Casey Kelbaugh
The Light of Power. Earl Shorris began the Clemente Course in the Humanities to bring real citizenship to America’s poor. Interview by Adam Holdorf, Page 5
- Picture of Earl Shorris
- Photo courtesy of the Washington Commission for the Humanities
Adventures in Poetry: The Beauty of Cheese with ©Dr. Wes Browning, Page 6
Poetry, Pages 6, 7
- Past streetlife by Stan Burriss
- Poem by Anitra Freeman
- Super Heroes by Galaxie Starliner, September 11, 2001
- 11 September 2001 by Reneene Robertson
Visions of the Ave. Despite fears of failure, the U-District’s heart is still beating. By Brian Goedde, Pages 8, 9
- Picture: The former Pier One Imports is on of several vacant storefronts
- Picture: A panhandler waits for someone to help him near 7-11
- Picture: Real Change vendor Jeff Johns selling his wares and signing people up for the Shelter with Dignity Initiative
- Picture: A street musician wary of distractions by other people using or living on the streets entertains on the Ave.
- Photos by Ben Evans
Essay: Baptism by Fire. By Michele Marchand, Page 11
| Translating tragedy
Soul Man. Rufus Goodwin, author of Soul Street. Interview by Adam Holdorf, Page 12
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 13
Life Inside the Zone. Federal Way play explores one homeless woman’s story. Play: No Parking Zone by Sharon Munsey. Review by Molly Rhodes., Page 14
- Picture: Maggie Clark (Patty Day) bones up on the day’s events.
- Photo courtesy of Centerstage
Classics Corner: War. By Perfess'r Harris (Timothy Harris), Page 14
Calendar. Compiled by Molly Rhodes, Page 15
Citizens Participation Project. ACT NOW! Page 16
Keep Rainier Vista as Decent Living for Poor
- Issue: The Seattle Housing Authority’s plans for Rainier Vista could end up driving poor people out of the neighborhood unless action is taken to protect those who already live in the area.